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I gained new insight into the value of hospitality from Rev Dr Paul Haidostian, President of Haigazian University in Lebanon, during his visit to Australia for the 50th anniversary of the Armenian Evangelical Uniting Church in Sydney.
In his lecture, Christians in the Middle East: Between Effective Presence and Marginal Survival on 4 May, Dr Paul spoke about the experiences of Lebanese Christians.
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During our Multicultural and Cross Cultural National Reference Committee meeting in Brisbane we experienced a taste of ‘intercultural grace’ when we visited Kenani Community Church in Banyo and Sunnybank Uniting Church.
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President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has joined civic and religious leaders across the country in supporting this year’s National Day of Unity.
“As Christians we are called to love our neighbour, welcome the stranger, and offer refuge and care to those who are marginalised,” said Mr McMillan.
“The National Day of Unity is a timely reminder of the values we share across our faiths – dignity and respect for all people.”
The Assembly Standing Committee has approved the appointment of Rev. Dr Apwee Ting as the new National Director of Multicultural and Cross Cultural Ministry.
Rev. Dr Ting is a Minister of the Word at Dandenong Uniting Church in Victoria, in one of Australia’s most culturally diverse and multifaith communities. He is a former Chairperson of the UCA’s Indonesian National Conference, as well as a former Chair (2006-2009) and current member of the Assembly’s National Reference Committee for Multicultural and Cross Cultural Ministry, with the specified role of liaison with the Assembly’s Relations with other Faiths Working Group.