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General Secretary: It may not be over yet

The General Secretary of the Queensland Synod of the Uniting Church Rev Douglas Jones gave a frank and detailed report on the financial strengths of the Synod in his report to the Synod. Mr Jones said people who attended the meeting of the 26th synod in May 2007 left with a feeling that the Synod was in a strong financial ...

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Retiring Moderator: Church not in decline, just changing

In his final report to the Synod retiring Moderator Rev Dr David Pitman strongly rejected what he termed the language of decline in the church. “The language of decline is invariably linked to collections of statistics that offer only a limited perspective on reality. “It is theologically bankrupt because it seeks to interpret the life of the church without reference ...

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