11th Assembly

Invited to celebrate

UNITING CHURCH National Assembly meetings are often accused of being remote from congregational life but this year Assembly and local Uniting Church people will meet together to celebrate being church. Uniting Church congregations and people in South-East Queensland are invited to worship with the Assembly when it meets to celebrate on Sunday evening, 9 July in City Hall in Brisbane. ...

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We’re still able to talk

THE ISSUE of sexual orientation and leadership in the Uniting Church will be with us for some time and it hardly needs to be said that this is an issue that generates high levels of emotion and distress. When we are worked up, it becomes very difficult to keep the channels of communication open. Anger can be a useful emotion. ...

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Think faithfully about big issues

GENERAL SECRETARY of the National Assembly Rev Terence Corkin points out that in the last few years there has been much discussion about the way in which the Uniting Church determines the will of God on important matters and, in particular, the place that the Bible is given in the life of the Uniting Church. Mr Corkin said the task ...

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Assembly looks at a different kind of church

MEMBERS OF the 11th Assembly will be asked to think outside the box to help foster faith development and approve ways to form new congregations and faith communities in Uniting Church schools and community service agencies. The 11th Assembly will be asked to endorse the document Being Church Differently: Encouragement and guidance for the formation of new Congregations and Faith ...

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