Reception Service of the Tapu Niue Faith Community
All eyes were on the Tapu Niue Faith Community on Sunday 6 February at a celebration service to welcome them as a recognised Faith Community of the Uniting Church’s Presbytery of Western Australia. Special guests in attendance from the Presbytery of Western Australia included Alison Xamon, Chairperson, Rev Dr David Ferguson, Secretary and Rev Bev […]
Synod budget approved
Rev Susy Thomas, Moderator of the Uniting Church WA, wrote a pastoral letter to the church, advising them of financial decisions made at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA, held from Friday 10 to Sunday 13 September. Members of the Synod agreed to an operating budget deficit of $450 000 for the […]
Losing what keeps us from following Jesus: Synod members worship together
Susy Thomas, Moderator of the Uniting Church WA led members of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA in worship, on the Sunday morning of the meeting. Robert Watson preached the Word, and spoke about who we are, as people of Christ, and what it means to be a follower of Jesus.
School chaplains share the love of Christ
Chaplains from four Uniting Church WA schools delivered oral reports to the 45th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA.
Robert Watson recognised for 5 decades of dedication
Robert Watson received a standing ovation from members of the 45th Synod for his dedication of over 5 decades to community social work through the Uniting Church WA. John Berger, Executive Officer – Agencies, presented the motion of appreciation to the Synod.
Uniting Church WA agencies aim to reduce loneliness and social isolation
Members of the 45th Synod heard inspiring reports from the CEOs of our Uniting Church WA agencies: Uniting WA, Juniper, and Good Sammy Enterprises. The agency leaders focussed on how their service providers are dealing with loneliness and social isolation in our communities today. Amanda Hunt, CEO of Uniting WA, said that while Uniting WA […]
Assembly report presented to 45th Synod
Uniting Church in Australia National Assembly President Rev Sharon Hollis and General Secretary Colleen Geyer presented the Assembly Report to the 45th Annual Meeting of the Synod of Western Australia on Saturday 11 September, via livestream.
Trust, mercy and hope: Rev Sharon Hollis leads Bible study
Rev Sharon Hollis, President of the Uniting Church in Australia, led the Bible Study at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Synod of Western Australia. Sharon joined the Synod meeting via Zoom and used the Moderator’s theme of Romans 15: 13, “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you […]
Ministers recognised for faithful service
A Service of Recognition for Retired and Deceased Ministers was held at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA on Saturday 11 September. The service was led by Susy Thomas, Moderator of the Uniting Church WA.