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Queensland elects first female Moderator

CENTRAL QUEENSLAND Presbytery Chair Rev Kaye Ronalds has been elected as Moderator-elect for the Queensland Synod. Ms Ronalds said she was “humbled that you have seen in me something that I can bring to the church at this time”. She said as the first female Moderator of the Queensland Synod she hoped to do justice to the legacy of the ...

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God at work through ecumenism

Members of the Synod heard news of ecumenical endeavours on day one. Members were told of the joint Uniting and Catholic church Unity College, inCaloundra, and UnitingWorld now have a partnership with the Church of North India. This has also provided a link between the schools in India with the Catholic Church which that have previously not had. Angus McKay ...

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Moderator calls Church to find God’s agenda

In his report to the 28th Synod the Moderator Rev Bruce Johnson invited members to think about the nature of “who we are”, particularly as they met over the Pentecost weekend. “I think it is wonderful because it shows the journey we have been on as the UC that many congregations will be celebrating Pentecost," he said. “I’m wondering what God might ...

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Synod worship celebrates diversity

ON FRIDAY 21 May 2010 the 28th Synod began at Alexandra Park Conference Centre, Alexandra Headland, with a service of celebration of the diversity of the Uniting Church in Queensland.  As the didgeridoo called people to worship, those present were blessed with water dipped branches and joyous calls in a Kabi Kabi (the local indigenous people) welcome to country accompanied ...

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