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Uniting Church in Australia Assembly - News

Where is God? In light of the many human rights abuses occurring in the world, this is an entirely reasonable and fair question according to the President of the Uniting Church in Australia (UCA).

Tuesday, 16 December 2008

The Transit Lounge: Belonging

The Transit LoungeThe latest edition of The Transit Lounge e-zine is now available. People often define themselves according to their sense of belonging, especially at Christmas time. They characterise themselves according to their family ties, friends, race and religious beliefs. In this Christmas edition of The Transit Lounge we explore what it really means to belong. Read more

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

Unity and mission

World Council of Churches LogoThe Uniting Church has presented a paper on ‘Unity and Mission’ at the World Council of Churches Uniting and United Churches Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Joy Balazo speaks on her PNG work

Uniting International Mission's Joy Balazo recently travelled to the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, where she witnessed 32 warring tribes sign peace agreements. On her return to Australia Joy has been interviewed for both print and broadcast media across the country; you can hear some of her interviews by following the links on the Young Amabassadors for Peace website.

Friday, 24 October 2008

PM listens to UCA concerns

Representatives from the Uniting Church in Australia have met with the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, for the first time, speaking with him on issues of climate change, human rights and the death penalty.

Constitution & RegulationsThe 2008 edition of the Constitution and Regulations is now available to purchase. It includes the legal constitution of the Uniting Church, with the Basis of Union, Code of Ethics, Alternate Regulations for Korean and Small Congregations. Click here for more details and to purchase this vital resource from MediaCom.

Image © Nicolas Raymond: www.morguefile.comThe Uniting Church in Australia has today reaffirmed its opposition to the death penalty, amidst speculation that the execution of three men responsible for the 2002 Bali Bombings is imminent.

Friday, 17 October 2008

Appalled by ABC axing

ABC LogoGiven that Australia prides itself on being a multicultural and multifaith society, the axing of Radio National’s Religion Report is a very short sighted and extremely poor decision.