‘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.

Putting faith into action

As we enter winter, an annual Uniting Vic.Tas appeal is helping many people deal with unexpected hardship.

Break down the barriers

In his Crosslight magazine column, Moderator David Fotheringham tells us of what can be achieved through faith when barriers are broken down.

Moderator’s Easter message

During Easter we are invited to bear witness to the emergence of hope and life in the resurrected Jesus, says Moderator David Fotheringham.

Issues of faith and figures

Former Uniting Church Minister Rev Philip Hughes has drilled down into the 2021 Census data to provide a lowdown on the state of religion in Australia.

Seen and herd in childcare

Children and older people are having fun together at an innovative intergenerational learning centre at Uniting AgeWell.

Son of a preacher man

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

A week in the life of a Minister

Wonthaggi and Inverloch Minister Rev Deacon Wendy Elson shared with Crosslight magazine what's involved in the busy week of a Uniting Church Minister.

Let’s talk about death

New Testament Professor Dr Greg Carey writes about that most perplexing of questions: what awaits us when we die?

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.

When science meets faith

Rev Associate Professor Geoff Thompson replies to Rev Bob Thomas, who has suggested that resurrection is synonymous with new creation.

Nick Cave and the church

Attending a recent Nick Cave concert had Richmond Uniting Church Minister Sally Douglas contemplating the nature of religious experiences.

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.

Lamentations. On Sorrow and Solace.

Anne Riggs Exhibition Lamentations.  On Sorrow and Solace. May 8 – May 26, 2023   With her arts practice focussed on utilising the arts in recovery and wellbeing, in this exhibition Anne Riggs explores the artist’s role in responding to the most profound human experiences, providing a creative space to express and share feelings of loss,…

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Thinking theologically about…..

This is the third of a series of gatherings aimed at expanding opportunities for informal theological conversations amongst UCA ministers. On May 25 we will hear from Rev Emily Hayes, minister at John Flynn Memorial UCA in Alice Springs, about John Flynn’s engagement with indigenous peoples Judging from our previous gatherings, this will be an…

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OmegaCon 2023

OmegaCon is a convention dedicated to exploring who we are in this world and beyond. International TableTop day is June 3, and so we have curated a weekend of community and gaming for you to get involved with.   The weekend will be taking place across two locations in Geelong, VIC: St. David’s Uniting Church,…

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Meet our senior leadership

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