Media Releases

Uniting Church congregations and faith communities will engage in a shared season of teaching and learning about the Christian faith and discipleship in 2014.

Regulations relating to the conduct of appeals will be reviewed by a task group to be appointed by the Assembly Standing Committee.

A crowded room of voting members of the Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia and other church leaders and lay people on Tuesday 17 July sat in hushed darkness to view video footage of the five nominees for the church's President-elect.

The Uniting Church will seek to establish a clear and unambiguous procedure for conducting electronic ballots and decision making.

Rev. Christine Bayliss Kelly and Bradon French from the Synod of NSW/ACT took to the stage on Day Three of Assembly with humour and infectious energy to report on plans for the 2014 National Christian Youth Convention (NCYC).

The Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) has condemned the Northern Territory Intervention, describing widespread detrimental effects on Indigenous people’s lives and communities.

A significant amount of the work of the Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) in the past three years has been addressing major matters referred to it by the 12th Assembly.

In his retiring President’s Report to the Uniting Church’s 13th Assembly, the Rev. Alistair Macrae said that along with the worldwide Christian Church the Uniting Church was in a time of fundamental transition, challenges and opportunities.

New Uniting Church President, the Rev. Professor Andrew Dutney, has praised the church for its diversity and the great value church members place on its inclusiveness.

It’s part of who we are as a Church. We all know it. Now the stats prove it!

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