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The Vic/Tas Synod is running a consultation on how the church should continue to respond to the issue of Climate Change. This page is designed to ensure it is as easy as possible for young voices to be heard as…

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The National Youth Adults Leaders Conference (NYALC), scheduled to be held in January 2021, has been cancelled. Dr Deidre Palmer, President of the National Assembly, writes to advise that due to COVID-19, the volatility of our current health situation in…

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Attended a baptism? Celebrated a confirmation? Congratulations, you’re a youth pastor. Let’s get to work. Rather than outsource the spiritual formation of young people to certain individuals, whether they be employed or volunteer, the Uniting Church wisely instructs all members…

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Renowned theologian & Yale Professor Miroslav Volf recently commissioned the project to determine a Theology of Joy and the Good Life. For more information, you can read Professor Volf’s reflections on the ABC Religion & Ethics website. Notably, this project…

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Covid-19 restrictions saw worship leaders & Ministers embark on a steep learning curve to provide online worship experiences. Over time, skills were honed and technologies tweaked. Now, as restrictions begin to ease, the real opportunity is before us, and it…

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I’ve always loved anniversary weekend in the Uniting Church. This year, we celebrate 43 years since union. You should check out Dr Deidre Palmer’s President’s Message. As I’m only 35, I didn’t live through the union experience. I have no…

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During the great Covid-19 Lockdown of 2020, UCAYouth partnered with Pulse to produce a weekly live chat show, chatting with amazing guests and exploring how people were making sense of their experience and taking care of themselves. The show quickly…

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For many years, faithful folk have sought to address the weaknesses of our church, primarily through education, regulation and mission studies. We lament the church doesn’t always reflect God’s vision for a redeemed humanity. Our common ‘church culture’ reveals that…

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