Ellaine’s soothing song just the balm we need

By UCA VicTas / April 6, 2020

Ellaine Downie has written a song which she hopes will bring people to a “quiet place to rest and pray for comfort”.

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Coping with COVID-19: Rev Cameron McAdam

By UCA VicTas / March 31, 2020

Rev Cameron McAdam says there was an unexpected delight from his church’s first live streamed service.

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Coping with COVID-19: Rev Claire Dawe

By David Southwell / March 27, 2020

Manningham UC minister Claire Dawe speaks about how COVID-19 has affected her church and how they are worshipping online.

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First Peoples knew the creator God before colonialism

By David Southwell / February 11, 2020

Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre Uncle Vince Ross explains how the spirituality of the First Peoples is compatible, and even complementary, to Christianity.

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Turning the church back into a youth centre

By David Southwell / February 3, 2020

The ways in which the Church engages with children has come a long way from traditional Sunday school. Now it’s a lot more fun, but still with a touch of class.

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Wesley Church enters new era of worship and witness

By Mikaela Turner / December 13, 2019

The 161-year-old Wesley Church is welcoming back worshippers after a painstaking period of restoration.

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On the frontline of East Gippsland bushfire defence

By David Southwell / December 10, 2019

Longtime Bairnsdale UC member Alan Cracknell is typical of those prepared to swap their Sunday best for the yellow uniform of volunteer firefighters whenever the need arises.

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Double Take: Frank and Wendy Johnston

By David Southwell / December 5, 2019

Manningham Uniting Church members and serial volunteers Frank and Wendy Johnston talk about giving back and living life to the full.

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The spirit of giving to those near and far at Christmas

By David Southwell / December 3, 2019

Food for Families and the Christmas Bowl Appeal are ways to share the blessings of the birth of Jesus both at home and away.

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Double Take: Anne Warren and Alison Overeem

By David Southwell / October 21, 2019

Kingston Uniting Church member Anne Warren and Leprena Centre Manager Alison Overeem talk about their friendship and walking together as First and Second Peoples.

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