‘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.


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.


Youth & Young Adults

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.

Church thrives in regions

In his regular Crosslight magazine column, Moderator David Fotheringham reflects on a recent trip around western Victoria, which again showed the wonderful work being done by Uniting Church members.

Nia embraces youth role

Nia Lavaki is looking forward to an engaging journey focusing on promoting youth and multicultural ministry as part of the equipping Leadership for Mission team in Parkville.

The science of song

Uniting Church members Rev Dr Peter Blackwood and Geoffrey Grinton will take centre stage at the Melbourne Recital Centre next month.

Back to the future

In less than 12 months, the Uniting Church Assembly will meet to make a number of vitally important decisions, arising from the Act2 Project, aimed at ensuring the Church’s sustainability for many years to come.

Voices of reason speak

As the referendum on a Voice to Parliament draws closer, indigenous leaders in the Uniting Church tell us why a yes vote will make for meaningful change.

Issues of faith and figures

Former Uniting Church Minister Rev Philip Hughes has drilled down into the 2021 Census data to provide a lowdown on the state of religion in Australia.

History at her fingertips

Wesley Hobart Museum offers a wonderful slice of Tasmania's history, and co-ordinator Rev Karen Woolford is in the perfect place to appreciate it all.

Our faithful servant retires

Associate General Secretary Isabel Thomas Dobson, who will retire on September 30, reflects on a long and distinguished period of service with the Uniting Church in Tasmania and Victoria.

Strength from adversity

From a childhood spent in a Kenyan refugee camp to being honoured for outstanding humanitarian work as an adult, faith has been a constant companion on Dr Jacob Atem’s remarkable journey.

Spotlight on gender fluidity

Retired academic Ross Mouer poses some questions around the issues of sexuality and gender identification in the Bible.

When science meets faith

Rev Associate Professor Geoff Thompson replies to Rev Bob Thomas, who has suggested that resurrection is synonymous with new creation.

Nick Cave and the church

Attending a recent Nick Cave concert had Richmond Uniting Church Minister Sally Douglas contemplating the nature of religious experiences.

Synod Intercultural Forum Retreat and AGM

Theme: Borderless Community Date & Time: October 28th, 9 am to 3pm Venue: Canterbury Tongan Uniting Church, at 31 Balwyn Road, Canterbury 3103 from 9 am to 3pm. Morning Session will share in the discussions around what it means to be a Borderless Community. Afternoon Session will be the Synod Intercultural Forum’s Annual General Meeting. Tea and…

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PreachFest! 2023

1-3 November 2023   PreachFest is a 3-day festival created to inspire and enliven the craft, art and vocation of preaching across churches in Australia.   PreachFest! brings together preachers from all backgrounds and cultures who share a passion for proclaiming the inspirational and transformational message of Scripture. It is a space designed for you…

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Pilgrim Valedictory 2023

The Pilgrim Valedictory service is a chance to celebrate the conclusion of the academic year and farewell any students finishing their awards. Our preacher will be the Rev’d Rachel Kronberger.   When: Friday 10th November at 4pm followed by a reception Location: In person at Yuma Auditorium, The Centre for Theology and Ministry, 29 College Crescent Parkville…

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