We Are the Uniting Church

Watch the story of the Uniting Church in Australia unfold in our video series documenting our life, ministries and mission.


An Australian Church


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This is our story as a church. Formed in 1977 as the first truly Australian church, we’re on a journey together. We’re here to serve God and seek hope, compassion, justice and peace in God’s world. We call ourselves a pilgrim people.

Find out more about our story, our faith and our church’s work.


Partnering in Mission
Our congregations
Supporting Communities
Educating for Life
Ageing Well
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We see ourselves as sharing in God’s mission in Australia and overseas. We’re committed to journeying with Australia’s First Peoples for reconciliation and justice. We seek an Australian society that is fair and just for all people. We partner with churches overseas in mutual encouragement and service.
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We have over 2000 congregation of all sizes across Australia. Here is a glimpse at a few of our thriving communities. Uniting Church congregations are diverse in makeup, yet we are part of one body in Christ.

Find a church in your state

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The Uniting Church is an umbrella for the largest network of non-government community service providers across Australia. UnitingCare agencies offer a range of services in hundreds of locations in every part of Australia. It’s an exciting story going back over a century. Find out more about our agencies: UnitingCare Australia
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The Uniting Church has 50 schools with about 50,000 students across Australia. Many of these schools have long histories as former Presbyterian or Methodist schools, while others have grown more recently. We see education about being for the whole of life and for the whole person. 

Find out more about UCA schools in your state

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We are a significant provider of aged care in every state and territory in Australia. The Uniting Church is committed to supporting elderly Australians in experiencing quality of life and quality of care in their later years. Find out more about our aged care services: UnitingCare Australia


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Video Series Two: “Our Faith” will be available in early 2017. A double DVD set with Series One and Series Two will be available.


Tips for Leaders

These videos are designed for use primarily in group settings. They can also be embedded on a church or agency website.

It is not intended that the videos would be viewed all at once. You are free to choose which videos to use and in what order. Video #1 “An Australian Story” has been designed as a standalone overview of the Uniting Church. Read more ...

Project Sponsors

Formation, Education & Discipleship, UCA Assembly

Centre for Theology and Ministry, Melbourne

Eldercare, South Australia

Prince Alfred College, Adelaide

Schools and Residential Colleges Commission, Queensland

South Moreton Presbytery, Queensland

Synod of Victoria and Tasmania

Uniting Agewell, Victoria and Tasmania

UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania

UnitingCare Wesley Country SA

Uniting Communities, Adelaide

Wesley Mission Victoria