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The Uniting Church in Australia has joined global churches and ecumenical bodies calling for immediate steps to formalising peace on the Korean Peninsula.

In a statement issued by the World Council of Churches on the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War (25 June 1950 –  27 July 1953), churches and councils of churches from countries that played a role in the conflict have urged a formal declaration of the end of that War and the adoption of a peace treaty.

Published in News
Thursday, 07 February 2019

Advancing the Gender Justice Agenda

Last month I had the great privilege of moderating the Word Council of Churches’ Gender Advisory Group meeting in Switzerland.

The Advisory Group, which I’ve been a member of since 2014, has the task of drafting a WCC Gender Justice Policy.

Published in News
Friday, 11 January 2019

WCC General Secretary

The Moderator of the World Council of Churches Dr Agnes Abuom has written to Member Churches to solicit nominations for the WCC's next General Secretary.

Published in Employment
Friday, 07 August 2015

Prayers for peace and unity in Korea

Uniting Church members are invited to join in prayers this coming Sunday for peace and reunification on the Korean peninsula.

This weekend Christians around the world will be praying for peace on the Korean peninsula, which remains divided and without a formal peace agreement 70 years after the end of World War II, said UCA President Stuart McMillan.

Published in News
Friday, 27 September 2013

Prayers for Peace in Palestine and Israel

This week the Uniting Church in Australia joined the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum and the World Council of Churches in observing the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel.

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