Leigh Memorial Church, Parramatta Mission brought together people of different faiths and cultural backgrounds to celebrate Jesus’ birth and the peaceful world God envisions for us all.
Faith and cultural leaders as well as members of the wider community gathered for the third annual Christmas Peace Dinner on December 2.
Uniting Church members are urged to join Christians worldwide in praying for peace in South Sudan in the days and weeks ahead.
Warring parties in the 20-month civil conflict recently resumed peace talks in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The conflict has taken a heavy toll on the world’s youngest nation, with thousands of lives lost, 1.6 million people internally displaced, and millions more facing severe food shortages.
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.