Sport, faith and friendship

This winter sees a new camp arrive in Perth. Sports Plus is a six-day specialist sports coaching camp for school students in years 7–12 who love competitive sport. The camp will offer  high quality coaching while getting young people to consider the Christian faith and what it looks like to be a Christian in the sporting world.

Organised by the Churches of Christ Sport and Recreation Association, Sports Plus will also promote mateship – standing shoulder to shoulder through the joy and challenges of sport.  God created us to be in relationships. Sport has always done just that: drawn people together. Continue Reading

Cool Burn: Camp with a difference

Inter-cultural Camp 2014 brochureCool Burn, an intercultural camp for young people will be held from Saturday 17–Sunday 18 May. For young people aged 13 and up, the camp will be an opportunity to learn about  intercultural issues and to get to know other Uniting Church young people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Rev Tony Floyd, national director of Multicultural and Cross-cultural Ministry with the Uniting Church in Australia will be leading a session as will local leaders such as Rev Tony  Keva, Paul Montague, Milton Wynne, Judy Sanderson and Rev David Kriel. An activity of Multicultural Ministry and First Third Ministry, Cool Burn will be full of new friendships, leadership opportunities, inspiration, activities, surprises, fun and food. You will also be able to connect to a network of other young people passionate about faith and intercultural activities. Continue Reading