‘As the Church believes God guided it into union, so it believes that God is calling it to continually seek a renewal of its life as a community of First Peoples and of Second Peoples from many lands.’


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Donations & bequests


Bequests are critical to the work we do, helping us with education, social justice, community support and continuing our faith and mission.  After providing for your family, a bequest is a special way of ensuring the mission of the Church is sustained.


Money For Mission

Congregations are invited to consider a way to generate ongoing income streams to fund their mission and also resource the wider Church’s missional endeavours.

Intercultural Communities & Leadership

Intercultural Communities

The connection between people of different backgrounds enriches us. We have 22 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse congregations and worship in 14 languages other than English.

UCA Schools

Associated Schools

Our associated schools educate a combined 14,400 students. They provide a learning community that offers young people spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical growth, and reverence for the environment.

Disability Inclusion

Disability Inclusion

We are committed to ensuring people with disabilities are equal participants in all of our activities. We work with individuals, congregations and presbyteries, and a range of organisations beyond the Synod.

Social Justice

Social Justice

Our Justice and International Mission unit works with congregations and social justice networks to shift and shape public policy towards a fair and just world. It provides regular opportunities for you to be an active voice for justice in the wider community.

U Ethical

U Ethical

We are an ethical funds manager which grants most of its operating surplus to social justice advocacy and community programs. Formerly known as UCA Funds Management, U Ethical is an autonomous social enterprise of the UCA.

Uniting AgeWell

Uniting AgeWell

Our specialised aged care services include residential care, home care, allied health and therapy services, carer support and respite services, social support, transitional care and independent retirement living.

Keeping Children Safe

Safe Church

We are committed to providing safe environments where children are cared for, respected, nurtured and sustained. We have zero tolerance of all forms of child abuse and will do all in our power to safeguard children from it.

Pilgrim Theological College

Pilgrim Theological College

We offer the highest standards of scholarship in theology, philosophy and ministry. It is one of many colleges that form part of the University of Divinity in the Australian cities of Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney.



Our community services organisation works across Victoria and Tasmania, partnering with people to build their capacity and confidence so they can look forward to a brighter, healthier and happier future.


Youth & Young Adults

We assist young people form and develop their faith and have a positive impact on their community. We do this by consulting, advocating, resourcing and training leaders, congregations and presbyteries.

Word’s out on worship

The third Sunday in March marked the third anniversary of the creation of a worship resource that has helped Uniting Church members worship from home since 2020.

Uniting Church supports Voice

The Uniting Church in Australia has confirmed its strong support for a yes vote later this year on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament.

Statement from the Moderator

Moderator David Fotheringham has issued a statement following the anti-trans rally held at Victoria's Parliament House on March 18.

Son of a preacher man

Uniting Church member and screenwriter Paddy Macrae’s childhood is the catalyst for the hit Netflix show Irreverent.

Regions set for the future

Thanks to strong leadership and innovative thinking, the Synod's five regional presbyteries are well placed to meet future challenges.

Two hearts beat as one

The amalgamation of the Corio-Norlane and Lara congregations late last year has their members looking forward to an exciting year.

Ten days and counting

The Synod's Justice and International Mission cluster is driving a campaign to ensure NDIS patients receive the support and accommodation they need as quickly as possible.

Stephen pays it forward

Tasmanian UC member Stephen Ives is passing on the traits of empathy and selflessness in his work helping small-scale farmers in Vietnam.

Talkin’ about my generation

A new role for Murrumbeena UC's Kelly Skilton means she can continue to ensure young voices are heard within the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

Cries ring out for justice

In his Crosslight magazine column, Moderator David Fotheringham reflects on how God hears the cries of those who have been exploited and are bereaved.

Finding our voice again

Wesley Church Minister Alistair Macrae hopes to hear the Uniting Church's voice ring out loud and clear on important issues.

Recognition drives justice

Assembly President Sharon Hollis says engagement with First Nations people in exploring the history of their land offers the possibility of justice, healing and restoration.

Understanding the UCA

An eLM unit for wishing to understand more about the Uniting Church – and for those needing to meet the Core Competency “Work within the doctrine, ethos and polity of the Uniting Church” for Ministry of Pastor roles and Ministry of Lay Preacher   an online self-directed study unit with assessment and 4 group tutorials…

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Worship and Preaching Online Training 2023 – WORSHIP

The world has and is changing and we are seeking new ways of leadership and being in church, including worship and proclaiming God’s Word.   Join us for multiple options of engaging with 6 Worship Units and 6 Preaching Units.   Participants can choose their level of input and connection. Have a conversation with your…

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Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The work of the leader

This is a three-day program designed to give you an introduction to the key concepts and practices of ministering with congregations and agencies in times of transition )isn’t that most churches, especially since the upheavals brought by the covid pandemic? How do we help communities navigate uncertainty and change?). While FTM part 1 is a…

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Meet our senior leadership

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