Help support ministry in fire affected communities
As part of the Uniting Church WA’s pastoral and material response to people affected in the recent Wooroloo and Hills bushfires, a $20 000 donation has been committed to the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund (LMDRF), Western Australia’s official State emergency fund, to help ease the financial burden of people’s loss. During the fires, the […]
Moderator’s column: Is it the journey or the destination?
As a child growing up in India, I was fascinated with trains because India’s railway network is one of the most intricate and extensive in the world, covering more than 120 000 kilometres of track, predominantly on what is commonly known as ‘broad gauge’ of 5 feet 6 inches. It has a long history, with […]
Rockin’ the Goldfields: Music ministry with Lindsay Ginn
Pastor Lindsay Ginn has been working as a Uniting Church WA Bush Chaplain in the Remote Area Ministry, Goldfields Patrol for just over a year and has already made some big waves. Frontier Services, a Uniting Church Assembly agency supporting people in Australia’s rural and remote areas, funds the role, which sees Bush Chaplains travelling […]
Respect, learning and welcoming
When the Uniting Church WA gathers, we often share in a Welcome to Country or an Acknowledgment of Country. Both are significant ways the church can acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land, but there are some important differences. A Welcome to Country is only led by Traditional Custodians; whereas an Acknowledgment of Country can […]
Missional work alive and strong in the city
Christine Nicholas, member of Uniting Church in the City, shares two exciting projects the congregation has been passionately involved in, despite the challenges of 2020. The good news of Jesus Christ calls us to be a missional people – to be caught up in God’s mission in the world. Boab Network Uniting Church in the […]
Moderator’s 2020 Advent Week One Message: Hope for the 21st Century
As a child growing up in Kerala, Christianity was a minority faith amid a potpourri of religious expression. Christmas was just one of many competing festivals among a variety of religions, all competing for attention in the fascinating mosaic of Indian society.
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.