‘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.’
EXTRACT FROM PREAMBLE TO UCA CONSTITUTION
‘One thing about the Uniting Church that particularly appeals to me is the strong belief it has in its people.’
DENISE LIERSCH, MODERATOR
‘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
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Moderator Denise Liersch has penned a pastoral letter reminding us of Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians. “Sometimes when we are in the midst of tough life experiences we can be more deeply in touch with our hearts than when life is running smoothly.”
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