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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 gave the following closing words of encouragement and commissioning at the end of the National Young Adult Leaders Conference in Adelaide.

Friday, 18 January 2019

2019 Survival Day message

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.

Friday, 18 January 2019

On a journey of transformation

More than 120 young adults from across the Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) are together in the Adelaide Hills on a journey of deepening their faith and exploring their gifts as leaders.

President Dr Deidre Palmer opened the 2019 National Young Adult Leaders Conference with a reflection on Jesus' encounter with the disciples' on the road to Emmaus in Luke 24.

Friday, 11 January 2019

NRS Update

In December 2018, the Uniting Church in Australia provided the Federal Government with its application and supporting documentation to participate in the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

Friday, 11 January 2019

Prayer for the Uniting Church

Written by President Dr Deidre Palmer six months after the Fifteenth Assembly.

Gracious and loving God,

To all Congregations and Faith Communities

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,