Supporting church partners in a COVID-19 world
Dr Sureka Goringe, National Director of UnitingWorld, gave an update via livestream on the work of the agency at the 45th Synod today, Saturday 11 September. UnitingWorld is an agency of the Uniting Church in Australia, partnering with global churches as they work with marginalised and vulnerable communities in their local contexts. Sureka began her […]
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 […]
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 […]
India’s ‘Corona Tsunami’
India’s COVID-19 surge has overloaded its struggling heath system and is causing thousands of deaths per day. Uniting Church partners, the Church of North India (CNI), are not immune. Battling to keep people fed as a second lockdown wreaks havoc, and spreading critical health information to help beat the spread of the disease, they’re on […]
Recovery after the storm
Cyclone Seroja crossed our coast at about 8.00pm on Sunday 11 April, beginning its destructive journey in Port Gregory, just south of Kalbarri. Winds of up to 170km/hr, the strongest recorded in more than 50 years, tore homes, businesses and trees apart, leaving behind masses of debris. Coastal areas south of Kalbarri saw about 70 […]
General Secretary announced
Rev Andrew Syme has been appointed as the General Secretary of the Uniting Church WA. He began his role on Monday 17 May, and will stay in the position until the 45th Annual Meeting of the Synod of WA, in September this year. Rev David de Kock retired as General Secretary on Monday 31 May […]
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 […]