‘One thing about the Uniting Church that particularly appeals to me is the strong belief it has in its people.’
DENISE LIERSCH, MODERATOR
‘The heart of life is loving God,
loving neighbour and loving self.’
REV DR SALLY DOUGLAS, MINISTER RICHMOND UC
‘Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.’
1 Timothy 4:12
‘Our mission statement is to eradicate social and spiritual loneliness.’
Fiona Adams, Playdate Cafe
‘We need to strongly empower people of different generations so they can offer leadership in developing relationships with people of those generations.’
REV DEACON MAT HARRY
Homelessness Week (4-10 August) is a time for us to stop and think about what life is like living on the street, particularly as temperatures continue to plummet.
This pastoral letter from Moderator Denise Liersch was sent to congregations in Victoria and Tasmania following Synod's decision on how to respond to Victoria's Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation.
It took 1000 years to write, has myriad authors and everyone has an opinion on it. Two millennia on, it continues to drive contemporary commentary and, in doing so, divide opinion. So how should we interpret it - literally or figuratively? Or both?
"Bronwen recently told me if she could have her life over again she would not change a thing. And neither would I. Those difficult years were so filled with love, compassion and grace that it actually became a high point of my life."
By Bradon French |
"I hope that we might honour International Youth Day by acknowledging the place and potential of young people around the world and around the corner."
Holly Taylor is a high-flying bio-medicine student with a brilliantly bright future but only a few years ago she was such a danger to herself that she couldn't shower without being watched.
Imagine being born into the wrong body. Imagine spending 30 years not knowing who you really are. Only then can you start to understand Sally Goldner’s strength.