Dr Deidre Palmer gave the following reflection at worship at NYALC on Sunday 20 January 2019 - the day Uniting Church congregations and faith communities around Australia were asked to reflect on the effect of invasion and colonisation on Australia’s First Peoples and our identity as a nation.
President Dr Deidre Palmer has recorded a Survival Day video message with young Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress leader Sean Weetra on Ngarrindjeri country in South Australia.
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.
It’s the fifth day of the 2018 Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress National Conference in Geelong.
Aboriginal and Islander members in the Uniting Church have boosted resources for youth work, mission and evangelism at their triennial national conference.
The Assembly has designed new posters and pull-up banners to celebrate the Uniting Church's Covenanting relationship with the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress.
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.
President Stuart McMillan shared a personal perspective on reconciliation and renewal with Australia's First Peoples at the Methodist Consultative Council of the Pacific in Tonga in May 2017.
The Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) National Committee have held an important joint meeting to discuss what it would mean for the Uniting Church to acknowledge sovereignty of First Peoples.
Uniting Church members from around the country have joined brothers and sisters from the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress to mark the centenary of the church at Warruwi on South Goulburn Island off the coast of the Northern Territory.