Tree of Hope brightens the day

Inspired by ‘Rainbow Trails’ and ‘Teddy Bear Hunts’ going on in local communities all over the world to raise the spirits of people living with physical distancing restrictions due to COVID-19, Marlene Carroll, with the help of Carol McLaughlin, both from Trinity North Uniting Church, came up with the idea to spread some hope with neighbours around their church.

Marlene and Carol have hung colourful doves – a symbol of hope – from branches of a bottlebrush tree on the verge outside Trinity North Uniting Church Greenwood Worshipping Community.Continue Reading

Explore your call at the Ministry Expo

Do you feel God may be calling you to ministry in the Uniting Church WA? Do you want more information on the various possibilities for ministry for both lay and ordained in the Uniting Church? Are you seeking to deepen your relationship with God and discern God’s calling to you?

The Uniting Church WA Ministry Expo will help you to explore all of this and more.Continue Reading

Staying messy

For almost ten years, Messy Church at Bunbury St Augustine Uniting Church has been an all-ages worship connecting families to the message of Jesus. The monthly gathering usually consists of craft, songs, a story, prayers and a shared meal.

This month, however, due to COVID-19, Messy Church in Bunbury looked a little different. Instead of gathering at the church, people ran Messy Church activities in their own homes over the Easter long weekend, connecting as a group via live stream to share in some of the activities together.Continue Reading

To everything there is a season

Kevin Tengvall, founder of the Ride for Life program of Merredin Uniting Church, shares his reflections on the program, as the mission comes to a close.

Ride for life was started in 2010 as a mission of Merredin Uniting Church. The idea came to me after talking to a work colleague who challenged me by asking why I wasn’t doing any ministry with kids. Which led me to question: what could I do? And how could I do it? Continue Reading