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Being intergenerational at Pentecost

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How can we become a more intergenerational, intercultural church this season of Pentecost? Sandy Brodine reflects on the story of Pentecost, and how God might be calling us into deeper listening and mutual relationship with one another.

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Tongan worship in May

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The month of May is important to Tongan communities. Watching the ways diaspora communities raise children in faith points to the vitality of keeping culture and language alive for all generations.

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Supporting gender-diverse young people

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Support for trans and gender-diverse young people is an increasingly common issue for congregations and faith communities, but one that many don’t feel confident with. Dr Chris Phillips has picked out some tips from working with trans and gender-diverse young people over the last few years that might be helpful.

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Wind-powered art activity

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God reveals God’s self in a strong wind in several places in the scriptures. Here’s a fun activity to help your community engage in ‘wondering questions’ as they explore why God revealed Godself in this way.

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Messy Church goes wild


In the lead up to our “Science and Faith Converse” event this week, Sandy Brodine reflects on the critical importance of wrestling with issues of science and faith, and the central role of authentic dialogue with our First Peoples around issues of land and climate.

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Moderator calls for healing

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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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Focus is on new faces

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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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