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”.
President Stuart McMillan delivered this sermon at the closing service of the Middle East National Conference held at Bankstown District Uniting Church on 5 November.
The national leaders of the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) have lamented the Federal Government’s failure to embrace greater national representation for First Peoples.
Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has called on the Australian Government to ensure the safety of refugees on Manus Island who remain inside the main detention facility which was shut down on Tuesday.
Around 600 refugees have refused to leave because they fear their safety outside of the Regional Processing Centre.