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Ten years ago this week, the 12th Assembly resolved to add a new and important Preamble to our Constitution.
The profound lament, truth, theology and intention of this preamble cannot be understated. It says, this is who we are as the Uniting Church in Australia, this is how we understand our history, and this is our commitment to First Peoples and to the gospel.
There is a groundswell of ordinary Australians who want to see our nation grounded in truth, who want to walk together with courage.
Uniting Church in Australia immediate past President Stuart McMillan will begin a new role with the National Assembly as Assembly Consultant Covenanting on 1 September 2018.
The Presidents of the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress have urged congregations to find out more about the history of Indigenous people in their area during Reconciliation Week.
President Stuart McMillan reflects on the importance of friendship with people of other faiths in 2018.
President Stuart McMillan has expressed solidarity with Australia’s African community in the wake of recent negative political and media commentary.
“Fear and negativity are such a blight on our public life. I find it deeply regrettable and offensive that some of our political leaders and media have begun the New Year by demonising a group of young African men,” said Mr McMillan.
The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has written to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt to express condolences in the wake of a deadly terrorist attack.
At Christmas we celebrate that Jesus - the light of the world and the presence of God - is a light to all people.
President Stuart McMillan delivers his annual Christmas message
More than 90 people came together for the second Middle East National Conference of the Uniting Church held in Bankstown in south-western Sydney from 4-5 November.
Representing a range of countries including Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt and Palestine, people came to share in fellowship and worship, and to reflect on the theme, “Looking to the Future”.