Category: Events

  • Be real. Have faith. It’s going to be tough. I will be with you.

    The opening worship of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Synod of Western Australia, Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) was led by moderator, Susy Thomas last night, Friday 10 September in Scotch College Chapel with the triennium theme from Romans 15:13, “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you […]

  • KCO dreaming

    This year, Kids Camp Out (KCO) was postponed in March due to significantly lower registrations. Unfortunately, this was not unexpected as the number of campers have been noticeably declining over the past five years due to Uniting Church WA children growing up and being in high school, with some now being young adults. KCO has […]

  • Thanksgiving and passing the baton

    On Sunday 18 April, the worshipping community of Uniting Church in the City, Wesley Perth celebrated a unique combination of achievements and milestones in a very moving ceremony, toward the end of our Sunday morning service. It was unique because we can’t recollect another occasion where we have been able to celebrate the end of […]

  • Sharing stories for healing: NAIDOC Week at BKI

    Beananging Kwuurt Institute (BKI), a Uniting Church WA Aboriginal community services organisation in Queens Park, Perth, held a NAIDOC Week storytelling event on Wednesday 7 July. Guests were invited to listen, learn, share, and enjoy kangaroo stew and damper together. This year’s NAIDOC theme is ‘Heal Country!’ In the 1930s, the site where BKI now […]

  • South Mandurah Uniting Church turns 21!

    It was an exciting day on 20 August 2000 in Wannanup. The Uniting Church WA Moderator at the time, Elizabeth Burns, along with the help of a very young Jaren Picking, turned the key on the new South Mandurah Uniting Church front door and led the congregation and visitors into the service for the commissioning […]

  • Sheltering us in hope: Rev Andrew Syme closes Synod with devotions

    Rev Andrew Syme, Interim Principal at Tranby College, shared devotions to close the 44th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA, on Sunday afternoon, 13 September. He reflected on the theme Susy Thomas, Moderator of the Uniting Church WA, has chosen for three year term: Overflow with Hope.

  • Job, hope and God: Members of Synod study the Book of Job

    Rev Dr Christine Sorensen, Presbytery Minister (Formation and Discipleship) for the Uniting Church WA, shared Bible studies at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA, on both Saturday and Sunday. She shared her studies on the book of Job, within the theme of Overflowing with Hope.

  • Justice is love in public: Social Justice Commission

    The Social Justice Commission of the Uniting Church WA presented their report to the 44th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA on Saturday morning, 12 September. “Justice is what love looks like in public,” said Mark Brisbane, Chair of the Social Justice Commission, quoting Cornel West. Mark highlighted work the commission has been involved […]

  • Rev Hannes Halgren shares devotions on hope in the dark

    Rev Hannes Halgren, Minister at Uniting Church in the City, led devotions for members of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA, on Saturday evening. He focussed on knowing that God is there with us, giving us hope for the journey. Hannes asked: What are you full of? What is it that truly […]

  • Sunday morning worship at Synod: Hope in the exodus

    The second day of business of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA opened with worship and communion. Rev John Dunn, Past Moderator of the Uniting Church WA lit the Christ candle and opened the service. Robert Watson, also a Past Moderator of the Uniting Church WA, and Chair of the UnitingCare Forum, […]