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Uniting Church President Dr Deidre Palmer has offered prayers and support to the people of Sri Lanka in the wake of the recent Easter Sunday bombings.

“These were horrendous terror attacks against Christians at worship on Easter Sunday and against innocent people sharing time with friends and families,” said Dr Palmer.

Sunday, 07 April 2019

Solidarity with Armenia

Uniting Church leaders have joined the Armenian community at a special ecumenical service and luncheon in Sydney.

The Armenian Missionary Association of Australia Sunday Worship and Praise Service was held at the Armenian Evangelical Church of Sydney in Willoughby on Sunday 31 March.

Thursday, 18 April 2019

President's Easter Message 2019

In her first Easter message as Church President, Dr Deidre Palmer speaks about the constant inspiration she and other UCA members draw from those living lives of love and justice in the way of Jesus.

“In the face of world events like the horrendous attack in Christchurch, where words and acts of hatred and violence have threatened the harmony and peace of our communities, Christ comes to us with a call to love our neighbours, live in peace and work for a reconciled human community.

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Renewal for the Whole Creation

As we mark Easter, the hope of the resurrection reminds us of our vision of a world reconciled, where all people and all creation can flourish.

This week we encourage Uniting Church members to reflect on our vision for the Renewal of the Whole Creation as outlined in our recent statement Our Vision for a Just Australia.

Uniting Church members joined thousands marching in parks and streets across Australia for the annual Palm Sunday rallies.

People from all walks of life came together to show their concern and send a message that Australia must do better for refugees and people seeking asylum.

Frontier Services has welcomed a new Bush Chaplain with a special induction service.

Pastor Cain Hartigan's new mission will take in the Cunnamulla Burke and Wills Remote Area.

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Indonesian National Conference

The 14th Indonesian National Conference took place at St Andrew’s Gardiner Uniting Church, Melbourne from Friday to Sunday 7 July, 

The Conference titled ‘Blessed to Bless’, was attended by up to 60 Indonesian leaders from Darwin, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne.

As Australians approach a Federal election on 18 May, we continue to encourage Uniting Church members to explore different parts of our recently released statement Our Vision for a Just Australia

In our statement we express our Christ-centred hope for Australia to be A Welcoming, Compassionate and Diverse Nation and to respond humanely to those seeking safety and refuge on our shores.