Good Samaritan Industries (GSI) has teamed up with Postcare, a new mobile phone and device app which allows users to take a photo on their digital device and send it via the post as a good-old postcard.
Launched last year at the Uniting Church in the City Centre, each postcard is processed by staff at GSI, a community service agency of the Uniting Church in WA providing employment for people living with a disability. Continue Reading
Western Australia will host this year’s National Lay Preachers’ Conference. The conference, Mandjar – which is Nyungar for ‘the meeting place’ – will be a space for all those involved in lay leadership and preaching to be enriched and inspired. Continue Reading
The Uniting Church in Australia is saddened to announce the death of the late Rev Ian Tanner who passed away Friday 27 December 2013.
Ian was a past President of the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly from 1985 to 1988 and served as the first Moderator of the Synod of South Australia from 1977-1979.Continue Reading
Rev Betty Matthews, the first person to be ordained as a deacon in the Uniting Church, will be celebrating 60 years since she was ‘set apart’ as a deaconess with the Presbyterian Church in 1954. Continue Reading
Three members of the Uniting Church in WA have been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), announced this Australia Day. Continue Reading
An Intercultural Leadership Training Course will be held over seven Friday evenings from February – April, providing seven keys for successful leadership. Brought to you by the Multicultural Ministry of the Uniting Church in WA, the course will be on the theme of ‘living between cultures’ and each session will take place at Fremantle Wesley Uniting Church, Cantonment St, Fremantle. Continue Reading
A celebration of the life of Errol Ruth Phillipson was held recently, after her passing in January.
Errol was born in England in 1933 to an English father and an Australian mother. The family returned to Perth when Errol was 14 months old. In 1949, John Phillipson was appointed assistant minister to Victoria Park, Carlisle and Welshpool as a home missioner. Errol and John became friends and that friendship developed into a lifelong partnership of marriage. Continue Reading