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Rev. Alistair Macrae, President of the Uniting Church in Australia, gave the call to worship this afternoon to open the 13th Assembly from Isaiah 55:1 in the theme, Life Overflowing.

Alistair Macrae steps down

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Rev. Alistair Macrae has officially concluded his term as President of the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly.

Assembly 2012 has kicked off in Adelaide with a Welcome to Country led by Stephen Goldsmith, also known as Gadla-Barti, an Indigenous Elder of the local Kaurna people.

The 13th Assembly will be an energetic and exciting six day event that will include social media.

Uniting Church communicators will live tweet from plenary sessions from 

Those interested are invited to participate in discussion on twitter using the hashtags #lifeoverflowing and #uca

News and updates will be placed on Facebook at facebook.com/UCAAssembly

'Like' that page to receive updates in your newsfeed or sign up for the official newsletter at assembly.uca.org.au/publications

All 13th Assembly news, photos and stories will be placed on the official 13th Assembly website assembly2012.uca.org.au

The participation of over 50 guests from 34 overseas churches and partner organisations in the Uniting Church in Australia's National Assembly in Adelaide next week reflects its determination to cooperate with churches in Asia, the Pacific and Africa as they pursue fullness of life for all people.

Dinka 226 Dinner

Tuesday, 03 July 2012

All Uniting Church members and their friends are invited to a fundraising dinner in support of Rev Amel Manyon’s Dinka Speaking Faith Community in Adelaide’s Northern Suburbs.

About the assembly

Monday, 28 May 2012

The Triennial Assembly is the peak decision-making authority of the Uniting Church. Assembly Members gather over six days to discuss and deliberate on the direction of the Church.

Meet the new President

Monday, 28 May 2012

Rev. Prof. Andrew Dutney

Life Overflowing

Sunday, 11 March 2012

“I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly” (John 10:10).  That’s one of the best known and most loved Bible verses, and it suggested the theme for the 13th Assembly: Life Overflowing.

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