Uniting Church members were out in force across Victoria and Tasmania to support the Palm Sunday rallies against offshore detention of refugees and asylum seekers.
Gas producers aren’t paying a fair share of tax and the government’s plans to cut back their future concessions do not go far enough, Synod’s Senior Social Justice Advocate Mark Zirnsak says.
Uniting Church members and staff marched through the streets of Melbourne in solidarity with about 40,000 striking students demanding action on climate change. Read more
A makeshift group of Brunswick Uniting Church members were recently asked to follow their art and ended up somewhere unexpected.
Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Black Saturday bushfires, Moderator Sharon Hollis offers a prayer for those who continue to be affected. Read more.
Crosslight has a new look, new size and new features which better reflect the Church’s position as a modern, progressive and inclusive organisation. This is the first makeover the 27-year-old publication has had since 2014.
A pastoral letter and prayer from the President of the Assembly Dr Deidre Palmer notifying the Church that the recent Assembly decision about marriage stands and outlining the process the Church has been through over the last six months.
Uniting Church President Dr Deidre Palmer has issued a statement for National Child Protection Week. Read more.
Uniting Church authorised celebrants can marry same-gender couples from Friday 21 September using a newly approved additional marriage liturgy. Read more.
The Uniting Church has joined with over 100 organisations to call for the release of refugee children on Nauru. Read more.
President Dr Deidre Palmer has called on Australians to respond with love, hospitality and inclusion to recent anti-immigration comments. Read more.
The President’s pastoral letter on same-gender marriage has been translated into various languages. Read more.
Uniting Church President Dr Deidre Palmer has issued a pastoral letter on the 15th Assembly's resolution on same-gender marriage. Read more.
The 15th Assembly has resolved to allow Uniting Church ministers the freedom to conduct or refuse to conduct same-gender marriages. Read more.
Rev. Sharon Hollis was announced as the Uniting Church in Australia President-elect at the 15th Assembly. Read more.
The Uniting Church will opt in to the Federal Government’s National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. Read more.
Tasmanian Christians and Muslims are leading the way in promoting religious goodwill as Scots Memorial Uniting Church in Hobart prepares to host a ritual Iftar meal to break Friday’s fast during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Read more.
The Presidents of the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress have urged congregations to find out more about the history of Indigenous people in their area during Reconciliation Week. Read more.
As the Muslim community in Australia marks the fasting period of Ramadan, Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan offers his good wishes to all Australian Muslims. Read more.
The May edition of Crosslight is now available online. Read it here.
The Synod of Victoria and Tasmania and other non-profit organisations have called on Australian fashion brands to sign a critical safety accord. Read more.
The Uniting Church is calling on the government to reverse cuts to critical refugee support services. Read more.
The April edition of Crosslight is now available online. Read it here.
Thousands joined in protest marches across Australia on Palm Sunday to call on the government to end its policy of offshore detention. Read more.
Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has asked church members to give generously to communities affected by bushfires. Read more.
Moderator Sharon Hollis encourages congregations to donate generously to this year's Lenten Offering. Watch video.
The Uniting Church has affirmed its opposition to all forms of discrimination at a federal government hearing on religious freedom. Read more.
UnitingWorld has launched an appeal to support communities in Tonga affected by Tropical Cyclone Gita. Read more.
The February edition of Crosslight is now out online. Read here.
Hundreds of people crammed into the opening service and dedication of the Shepparton Uniting Church redevelopment. Read more.