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Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Prayers and Solidarity with Sri Lanka

Uniting Church President Dr Deidre Palmer has offered prayers and support to the people of Sri Lanka in the wake of the recent Easter Sunday bombings.

“These were horrendous terror attacks against Christians at worship on Easter Sunday and against innocent people sharing time with friends and families,” said Dr Palmer.

Published in News
Friday, 22 February 2019

Selamat PGI

UnitingWorld has hosted UCA Church partners from Indonesia in Canberra and Sydney this week.

President of the Indonesian Communion of Churches (PGI) Rev Dr Henrietta Lebang, Rev Jeny Elna Mahupale from the Protestant Church in Maluku and UnitingWorld’s Regional Coordinator in Southeast Asia Dr Debora Murthy all joined UnitingWorld’s Australian staff at the 2019 Australasian Aid Conference in Canberra.

Published in News
Tuesday, 02 October 2018

A Prayer for Palu and Donggala

The Assembly's Rev. Dr Apwee Ting has written a prayer in Indonesian and English for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that has devastated parts of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Published in News
Monday, 14 May 2018

Prayers for Indonesia

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has expressed shock and sadness at suicide bombings targeting churches in the Indonesian city of Surabaya.

Published in News

The Assembly Standing Committee has approved the appointment of Dr Sureka Goringe as the National Director of UnitingWorld.

Dr Goringe is currently UnitingWorld’s Associate Director of International Programs for the Pacific region and a previous Chairperson of UnitingWorld’s Relief and Development National Committee.

Published in News
Friday, 28 April 2017

Prayers for South Sudan

The Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has written to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to express concerns about the deteriorating situation in South Sudan.

Published in News
Monday, 30 January 2017

A theology of impact

Three Uniting Church ministers from the Middle Eastern diaspora, the National Director of Uniting World and myself spent seven days in Beirut, Lebanon in January.

Why did we go? In Romans chapter 12, verse 5 we are reminded that: “We in Christ though many form one body and each member belongs to all the others.” We went to be present for our sisters and brothers in Christ.

Published in News
Friday, 18 November 2016

Have a Talanoa for Climate Justice

The Talanoa4Climate initiative was launched at Strathfield Uniting Church to plan faith communities’ next public action for climate justice.

A "talanoa" in Pacific languages is an opportunity to talk and share stories together.

Published in News
Sunday, 06 November 2016

Prayers for the People in Jakarta

The Uniting Church through UnitingWorld has sent this prayer to our partner church, the GKI (Gereja Kristen Indonesia) in Java after violent protests in Jakarta.

Please hold the people of Indonesia of different religious traditions, and our brothers and sisters in Christ, in your prayers.

Published in News
Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Honouring Our Tongan Connections

Their Majesties, King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau'u of Tonga opened a new school buildings at Sydney's Newington College this week, in a ceremony that honoured longstanding close connections between respective churches and states.

Uniting Church leaders were honoured to be in attendance.

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