Displaying items by tag: Stuart McMillan

Wednesday, 01 November 2017

A Dead Hand on the Heart

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.

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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.

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Friday, 20 October 2017

A Cruel and Unnecessary Journey

Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has urged the Federal Government to end the despair and uncertainty for more than 700 refugees offered relocation from Manus Island to Nauru.

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Friday, 13 October 2017

Perseverance and Character

This sermon was delivered by President Stuart McMillan for the 200th anniversary celebration of Castlereagh Uniting Church in western Sydney on Sunday 8 October 2017.

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Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has urged the Federal Government to accept the recommendations of its scientific experts and reduce greenhouse gas emissions without any further delay.

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Friday, 29 September 2017

Sharing lunch with the Grand Mufti

The Grand Mufti of Australia Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed hosted lunch for Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan this week, deepening the friendship between the two faith leaders.

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Monday, 25 September 2017

Gathered in joy as God’s people

South Sudanese members of the Uniting Church were united in faith and a joyful love of God at their national gathering in Melbourne over the weekend (22-24 September).

“First be Reconciled” (Matt 5:23-24) was the theme for the third South Sudanese National Conference of the Uniting Church which brought together more than 30 South Sudanese members from Brisbane and Adelaide and the Uniting Church communities in Melbourne.

Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has urged the Australian Government to take a lead in efforts to end the brutal violence against the Rohingya people in Myanmar.

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Monday, 21 August 2017

Sharing on sovereignty

President Stuart McMillan joined Pastor Ray Minniecon of UAICC NSW/ACT to talk about the UCA's covenant with First Peoples at West Epping Uniting Church in Sydney on 20 August 2017.

Synod meetings in coming months will be asked to discuss Sovereignty and Treaty to enable discernment for decision-making at the 15th Assembly.

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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Hanson burqa stunt

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has condemned One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson’s behaviour in the Australian Senate today.

Senator Hanson put on a burqa during Senate Question Time to draw attention to her call for the full body veil worn by some Muslim women to be banned in Australia.

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