Thursday, 08 February 2018

Coming to Consensus

In 2002, a Special Commission on Orthodox Participation in the World Council of Churches (WCC) proposed a change of meeting procedures to consensus decision-making. This was borne out of a growing unease that minority voices were not being heard meaningfully in WCC meetings.

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has voiced concerns that proposed new electoral funding laws could stifle advocacy by Australian religious organisations.

Friday, 02 February 2018

70 Years of the WCC

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is inviting member churches to join in celebrating the Council’s 70th anniversary this year.

Friday, 02 February 2018

Together in joyful song

Worship is universal, but songwriting isn’t – each gathered community needs songs that derive from, and speak to, its context. And we need to learn to sing hope amid the hard stuff of life.

Friday, 26 January 2018

New Worship Resources

The Assembly’s Worship Working Group has compiled new resources and guidelines to be used by Uniting Church congregations and Presbyteries.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Abundant Grace Liberating Hope

President-Elect Dr Deidre Palmer has announced her chosen theme for the 15th Assembly.

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Church Trip to China

A senior delegation of Uniting Church and church agency leaders is visiting China on the invitation of the China Christian Council.

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

2018 Survival Day Message

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has called on governments state and federal to speed up negotiation of treaties that recognise Indigenous sovereignty.