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August Journey now available

The real work Assembly has come to a close for another triennium, but really the work has just begun. The meeting resolved to undertake all kinds of tasks that will keep us well and truly busy over the next three years. Committees, working groups and task groups have been formed; regulations have been changed and now need enacting; awareness-raising campaigns ...

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July Journey now available

July Journey masthead

Church, assemble! On 12 July, the Uniting Church Assembly will gather in Perth to discuss a range of issues affecting the church at the national level. It’s an exciting time for the church; the Assembly meeting is held in a different city every three years, so every meeting has a different flavour. The last time the Assembly met in Perth ...

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June Journey now available

A church for all God’s people There’s a lot of thought going on at the moment as to how the Uniting Church can do things differently in order to adapt to demographic changes in the broader community. It’s a topic that sparked a lot of conversation during Open Space at the 31st Synod in Session last year. It’s not a ...

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May Journey now available

May Journey masthead

It’s time to talk They say the number one rule of polite society is you should never talk about religion or politics. It’s upsetting, and causes division where there should be friendship. Communities of faith don’t have that luxury. For obvious reasons we can’t avoid religion, and the expression of faith in the public sphere is a political act. And ...

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April Journey now available

April Journey masthead

The April 2015 edition of Journey is now available to read and download. Lest we forget This month marks 100 years since the landing at Gallipoli; a critical moment in Australia and New Zealand’s history that is burned into the national psyche of both countries. Dawn services will take place around the world, paying tribute to the sacrifice made by those a ...

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March Journey now available

March Journey masthead

Are we there yet? The March edition of Journey is available to read and download. The Uniting Church is very, very fond of travel imagery. From the Basis of Union’s declaration that “the Church is a pilgrim people” to the Queensland Synod’s Together on the way, enriching community journey to the masthead of this very magazine, it’s a sentiment you will find ...

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February Journey now available

In pursuit of a fresh perspective The February edition of Journey is available to read and download. A new year gives you the chance to look at things a bit differently. Did you stick to your New Year’s resolution, making you experience the world through a different routine? Perhaps you made a new friend over the Christmas break, which has helped you ...

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December Journey now available

December Journey masthead. Photo by Uniting Communications.

Most of us know the feeling of relief finding a car park brings after driving around and around for what feels like forever during the Christmas shopping spree. The Synod Christmas postcard theme this year is Find refuge this Christmas, and at its best, this is what coming to church feels like—finally, a space for me!—especially if other places have ...

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November Journey now available

November 2014 Journey master head.

The November edition of Journey magazine is now available in PDF. You can download this edition and all previous editions back to 2005 on the download page. Strength in diversity It’s sometimes said that the diversity within the Uniting Church is both its biggest strength and biggest weakness. Wikipedia describes the theological perspectives in the Uniting Church as “broad”, going on to list them ...

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October Journey now available

The October edition of Journey magazine is now available in PDF. You can download this edition and all previous editions back to 2005 on the download page. Unapologetically us My housemate has a moustache. It suits him, but it’s unusual to see someone in their 20s wearing such a style. If you ask him about it he’ll shrug and say “I’ve just got to do me”. ...

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