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Here you will find links to churches that will be livestreaming or offering podcasts of their services categorised by Synod. 

  

Also a list of services coordinated by the Assembly Transforming Worship Circle that will be streamed from the Uniting Church in Australia Facebook page in coming months. 



Uniting Church in Australia Facebook page livestreams - all times 10am AEST unless listed otherwise

MAY
Sunday 10 - Rev Dr Sally Douglas, Richmond Uniting Church, Melbourne. Reflection John 14:6 "I am the way and the truth and the life." Sally Douglas explores the context of this verse from John's Gospel - a verse wrongly used to exclude - and invites us into the disuptive beauty of what is actually being claimed.
 Sunday 17 - Rev Charissa Suli, Assembly Consultant
Sunday 24 May - Rev Darren Wright, Gunghalin Uniting Church, ACT.
Sunday 31 May - Rev Ian Ferguson, Brunswick Uniting Church, Melbourne.


Congregations Offering Livestreams or Podcasts by state

Queensland

A full list of livestreaming congregations in Queensland is available here.

The extensive list of more than 70 congregations includes the UAICC - Zillmere Congregation.  

The Queensland Synod has also issued a comprehensive information and resources package.

New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory

The Synod of NSW and the ACT has published a list of chuches that livestream their services.

Among those on the list: Turramurra Uniting Church (contemporary service)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/TurramurraUniting/ (You'll need to join the group)
Livestreams to our open Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/turramurrauniting/

Saltbush Online Cafe and Saltbush Sundays @ 9 -
To join email the team. Geoff Wellington and Tim Jensen to send you a Zoom link
https://www.insights.uca.org.au/virtual-gatherings-make-connection-possible/

NEW Beginnings Uniting Church
https://www.facebook.com/nbu.org.au/ - live stream of complete service. For notes on the message checkout https://nbu.org.au/latest-message
for all past messages in both video and audio check out NEW Beginnings Uniting Churches website - https://nbu.org.au/media

Leichhardt Uniting Church is live-streaming Sunday worship from its Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/LeichhardtUC/ 
Revs Radhika and Adrian Sukumar-White lead a contemporary progressive worship service. Service times 1000 and 1730.

Adamstown Uniting Church: is sharing videos related to the weekly readings. This video includes a reading, reflection and song by Heather Price. See their Facebook Page for more.

North Ryde Uniting Church: uploading podcast of sermon https://nrcc.unitingchurch.org.au/

Picton and Tahmoor Uniting Church: 
Weekly reflection uploaded here.

Pitt Street Uniting also upload podcasts of their Sunday sermons.
https://pittstreetuniting.org.au/spirit/reflection

Pittwater Uniting Church livestream
http://pittwater.church/sunday-service/

Victoria

The Synod of Victoria and Tasmania has published a list of congregations that livestream or podcast on its COVID-19 resources page. These include:

St Michaels Uniting Church in Collins St Melbourne is offering prerecorded services.
Rev Dr Margaret Mayman leads a traditional worship service with renowned organist Rhys Boak.
A full range of Holy Week services are available.
https://stmichaels.org.au/the-church/gatherings-reflections/#servicevideo

North Balwyn Uniting Church – 10am AEST (traditional service) – Rev Alistair Pritchard
http://northbalwynunitingchurch.org.au/…/live-stream-of-se…/

Glen Waverley Uniting Church – (traditional service) – Rev Neil Peters.
Weekly Sunday morning worship live at 9:15am and 11am. (10:00am for virtual worship from 29 March 2020)
https://gwuc.org.au/live/

Newtown Uniting Church
https://www.facebook.com/NewtownUniting/

North Ringwood Uniting Church
Online services on Sundays at 10am
nruc.online.church

Northern Synod

Alice Springs Uniting Church.
Join the live church service at 9:30 am ACST via Zoom (recommended) or the John Flynn Memorial Uniting Church Facebook page.
Contact Benjamin Quilliam This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you'd like help setting up Zoom. You can also set up a free Zoom account.

Western Australia

The Synod of Western Australia has a list of livestreaming congregatons and online ministry resources that is updated weekly.  

The Billabong Uniting Church – Livestream at 10am (AWST)
https://thebillabong.online.church/
Rev Luke Williams leads a contemporary worship service. The community is also being invited to take part in 100 hours of prayer.
For more information at https://www.thebillabong.org.au/updates.
The Billabong UC is located at Canning Vale, South Perth.

Busselton Uniting Church - podcasts
Rev Andrew Broadbent is producing weekly resources for individual or small group use and an accompanying video message. Includes Children's Activity.
http://www.busseltonuniting.org

Nedlands Uniting Church
Livestreaming portal and online sermons available to download. Sunday 9:30am AWST

South Mandurah Uniting Church
Sermons by Rev Andrew Morris posted to YouTube and Church Facebook page. 

Uniting Church in the City
https://perthunitingchurch.online.church
10am AWST weekly // 8.30am AWSt Afrikaans services – last Sunday of the month

South Australia

The Synod of South Australia has published a full list of online resources which includes a list of congregations providing online worship options.

The page also contains a suite of resources for the Easter weekend.

Multicultural Services

Gospel Hall Melbourne UCA (Chinese)
https://www.facebook.com/ucaucghm/?ref=br_tf

Taiwanese UCA Brisbane (Taiwanese)
https://www.facebook.com/taiwanuca/

St Albans (Filipino) UCA Melbourne (English)
https://www.facebook.com/stalbansunitingchurch

Mascot Wesley Uniting Church (Rev. Jason Kioa)
https://www.facebook.com/mascotwesley.unitingchurch.7/videos

Tonga Parish Media
https://www.facebook.com/tpmuca/

Niuean Services in NSW/ACT
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl_SXhZxBEYb2b-jyszMw0Q

Samoan Services in Victoria
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoBbUqypL_Tnuufp2eLia5A

GKI Perth Indonesian congregation
A pre-recorded service will be available via Facebook,Youtube and other media at 10am (WAST) Sunday.
Possible future recording of Sunday School lessons.
https://www.gkiperth.org.au/

St Andrews UCA Melbourne (Indonesian)
http://saguc.org.au/

Campbelltown Fijian Uniting Church (Fijian)
https://www.facebook.com/CampbelltownFijianUnitingChurch/videos/2593018860986330/

Southside Uniting Church (Portuguese – Brazilian)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SSUCEmergir/?multi_permalinks=525801215032010&notif_id=1587332344754081&notif_t=group_activity
Southside Uniting Church (Spanish – Podcasts)
https://soundcloud.com/southsideuc/emergir-sermon-esp-04042020?fbclid=IwAR34FNffxlPDp6uZNZHolIaLuN7O3zHFZrce7ENytKPRwaiy2C3L9xVD2cI

Nuer Faith Community Uniting Church (Nuer)
https://www.facebook.com/NuerFaithCommunity/

One Heart SydneyFacebook PageYouTube Channel

Sydney Cheil Uniting Church have two YouTube Channels for their services: Main Korean channel | English Ministry channel

Wesley Mission will be streaming four worship services in English, Indonesian, Mandarin and Samoan here


Tips for Doing Church Online

VIC/TAS Synod Step by Step Guide to Livestreaming a Church Service or event is on their website.

Access to rights-free music. Craig Mitchell, Presbytery Minister - Church Development for Port Phillip East Presbytery in the VicTas Synod is compiling a list of songwriters willing for their music to be played online free of charge during this time when congregations cannot meet face to face. 

Newlife Church on the Gold Coast has posted this 15 min video with simple steps on one way to get online Church happening.

Leichhardt Uniting Church: reflects on their first attempt at live-streaming a service
https://uniting.church/what-is-was-like-to-live-stream-worship/

Gathering when we can't gather: Pulse Officer and Discipling Next Generations Advocate Steve Molkentin shares this reflection and tips for gathering people remotely. 
https://www.ucapulse.org.au/2020/03/gathering-when-we-cant-gather-part-1/

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