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
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
As many congregations are seeking different ways of keeping in touch with their members, Margaret Johnston, Culture of Safety Research Officer at the Uniting Church WA, gives us a timely reminder that, through your good intentions, you might be in breach of copyright.
While people can’t physically gather for worship this Easter, Rev Gordon Scantlebury, Rural Resource Minister for the Uniting Church WA, has found a way to connect with his local township of Donnybrook over the long weekend – and share the hope of Easter.Continue Reading
Australian-based Be Slavery Free, formally known as Stop the Traffik, is urging Australian consumers to make a difference this Easter and buy chocolate eggs from companies that are addressing human rights and environmental concerns. Continue Reading
Using life-giving symbolism and creative ways of staying connected, Margaret River Uniting Church, like many congregations at the moment, are finding new ways to be church during the COVID-19 crisis.Continue Reading
Good Sammy has announced it will close it’s 29 WA stores due to Covid-19.
Good Sammy CEO, Melanie Kiely said it’s with a heavy heart that for the first time in their 62-year history, the organisation has had to make the tough decision to temporarily close its Good Sammy shops.Continue Reading
Following from his previous post, David Beards, member of Maylands Mt Lawley Uniting Church, gives us an update on the virtual church service held for his congregation over the weekend, and some tips for those who are moving to the space.
With Easter approaching and physical worship gatherings not taking place due to restrictions amid the COVID-19 outbreak, churches are preparing to acknowledge and celebrate Easter in a whole new way.
Rev Don Dowling, retired Minister and member at Margaret River Uniting Church, has made available a series of video resources which could be used for personal reflection or online group discussions, themed around the 2014 Stations of the Cross Art Exhibition, held at Uniting Church in the City, Wesley Perth.Continue Reading
David Beards is a member at Maylands-Mt Lawley Uniting Church who works professionally to provide communications solutions. He shares some great information for congregations moving worship services into the online space.
Sunday 22 March at Maylands-Mt Lawley Uniting Church will be remembered as a memorable service.
With the smell of bleach and hand sanitiser in the air, the congregation gathered in the hall for the last time for a while. We spaced out the chairs, our music team played, and Rev Steve Francis, Moderator of the Uniting Church WA, gave a message on ‘resilience’.Continue Reading