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‘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.

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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.


Younger Generations

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.

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Moderator calls for healing

Moderator Rev David Fotheringham appeared at the Yoorrook Justice Commission yesterday, pledging the Uniting Church's support for the truth telling process around injustices suffered by Victoria's First Peoples.
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Churches to appear at Yoorrook

Moderator Rev David Fotheringham will join Anglican and Catholic church representatives on a panel at the Yoorrook Justice Commission on Wednesday, May 1.
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Congregation gives generously

Koonung Heights congregation members are contributing to the wellbeing of their neighbours, outreach mission projects, and the broader Church in a number of ways.
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Sunshine and shadows

In 2016 Paul Townsend died of a drug overdose after battling schizophrenia for nearly 20 years. His mother Mardie has written a book detailing a life of promise cut short by mental illness.
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That’s what friends are for

Reaching out to others can transform your life, so let’s make 2024 a year to say goodbye to loneliness and hello to friendship and social connection.
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Reflections on Easter

As we move towards Easter, five Uniting Church figures talk about what the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ represents to them.
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Focus is on new faces

The equipping Leadership for Mission unit recently welcomed Rev David Kim and Rev Sandy Brodine to the team. David and Sandy spoke to Crosslight about what they bring to their respective roles.
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Mel’s mission statement

Whether it’s assisting congregations in how best to cope with natural disaster, or guiding people along the path to lay leadership, Mel Perkins is doing important work in her role within the equipping Leadership for Mission unit.
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Hope and the hub

Uniting Church Ministers Alex Sangster and John Tansey, with a group of willing volunteers, are doing wonderful work helping some of St Kilda’s most vulnerable residents.
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Blessed are the poor in spirit

During our most vulnerable moments, it is God's love that acknowledges our humanity, writes Emeritus Professor Bill Loader.
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Christianity’s big questions

Rev Associate Professor Geoff Thompson from Pilgrim Theological College asks us to pause and consider some questions around what exactly is Christianity?
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Lent and the purpose of mission

Ahead of the beginning of Lent on Wednesday, Rev Nigel Hanscamp invites us to consider how a sense of mission might be at the forefront of our thinking.
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Thinking Theologically About….

Daniel Sihombing is going to lead us in a conversation on “Theology and Politics: Stories from Indonesia,”   Daniel is a Candidate for Ministry of the Word in the Uniting Church, Junior Fellow at the Wesley Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Policy, and Supply Minister at Caulfield Indonesian Uniting Church. He has a PhD…

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Soul Care 2024

Soul Care 2024 12-13 September Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney & Online Rediscover and reimagine pastoral care at SoulCare 2024 You’ll be energised, inspired and equipped to bring transformative pastoral care to your church, community and school.   Discover innovative developments and practices, understand community-based approaches and explore existing ministries and programs that give you opportunities…

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