Rev. Dr Elizabeth Nolan and Rev. Dr Mark Hillis were both acknowledged today for their tirelessly work for the Church through the Christian Education Reference Committee.
The Uniting Church’s current Ministerial Education Committee (MEC) is to be replaced by an Education for Ministry Working Group.
A Uniting Church working group will be tasked with undertaking further investigations into the relationship between baptism, confirmation, discipleship and membership.
In his final Bible study for members of the Uniting Church’s 13th Assembly, Rev. Luna Dingayan drew parallels between the modern world and the world described in Revelation 22:1-5.
The Assembly General Secretary has released a final draft of the resolution passed by the 13th Assembly on Wednesday 18 July.
Almost 400 members of the Uniting Church Assembly sang, prayed and observed a minute's silence on the steps of the South Australian Parliament to express concern at the federal Stronger Futures laws.
Assembly has taken further action in support of Indigenous Australians over the injustices of the Stronger Futures legislation.
The Uniting Church’s 13th Assembly expressed its appreciation for the contributions of Rev. Dr Paul Walton, Malcolm Gledhill, Mr Robert Runco and Rev. Dr Robert Hoskin.
The 13th Assembly of the Uniting Church has sought to make the whole church more aware of the ministry of deacon and how deacons can play a vital role in extending the churches’ ministry.
Uniting Churches throughout Australia will be urged to set aside the Sunday closest to Remembrance Day, November 11, to pray for all people caught up in warfare and especially those who grieve the deaths of loved ones.
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