25th Synod

Convocation stories affirm the call to ministry

Four ministers briefly shared their call to ministry with the Convocation of Ministries held prior to the 25th Synod of the Uniting Church in Queensland. . Minister of the Word Rev Peter Armstrong described his call as fragments of colour which first came at the end of a gravel track via Roma when a ute full of young people came ...

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A convocation of bare feet and empty hands

An invitation to "leave your shoes at the door" was the first invitation to ministers attending the Convocation of Ministries held prior to the 25th Synod of the Uniting Church in Queensland. Youth workers, deacons, pastors and ministers of the word symbolically left their concerns and pressing needs at the door as they prepared to spend the day affirming their ...

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A diverse church celebrates

A trumpet fanfare and procession with children, balloons, robed ministers and massed choir opened the celebration of the 25th Queensland Synod of the Uniting Church. Uniting Church members from across Queensland joined the outgoing Moderator Rev Allan Kuchler as he welcomed and inducted the new Moderator Rev Dr David Pitman. Local aboriginal elder Graham Dylan welcomed the gathering on behalf ...

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Uniting Church 25th Queensland Synod meets

The 25th Synod of the Uniting Church in Queensland will be held at Emmanuel College, Birmingham Road, Carrara from Friday, 9 to Wednesday, 14 September 2005. The Synod will be attended by 400 ministers and lay leaders from across Queensland. You are invited to attend any of the sessions and celebrations during the synod. A copy of the Order of Business ...

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A Moderator with Attitude

Rev Dr David Pitman, who will be inducted as Moderator of the Queensland Synod on Friday evening, 9 September, is a man with a mission. While recognising that there are current issues that he must address during his three years of leadership as Moderator, Dr Pitman is committed to bring a prophetic element that will sometimes confront, critique and challenge ...

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