South Sudanese Church leaders from seven different denominations and seven different states attended the National Council of Churches in Australia’s first national peacebuilding consultation in Canberra on May 15- 16. Read More
Christian presence and witness in the future of Europe will be the focus of two sessions at the 2018 Novi Sad General Assembly of Conference of European Churches (CEC). The CEC General Assembly will bring together in Novi Sad, Serbia, participants from diverse Christian denominations, ecumenical and faith-based organisations, and EU offices, from across Europe. Learn More
Seventy years ago, at its founding, the World Council of Churches (WCC) had already engaged in years of diaconal work, facilitating resettlement of hundreds of thousands of refugees after World War II. Now, two generations later, the WCC and sister ecumenical organizations have joined forces to re-envision and reignite diakonia for a new and radically different context. Read More
Under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, an international forum on modern slavery convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 5-8 May. The purpose of this gathering was to bring together practitioners, policymakers, theologians, and scholars from within Latin America and other parts of the world to explore the myriad dimensions of the scourge of modern-day slavery.. Read More
The Rev. T. Denise Anderson, Co-Moderator of the 222nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), recently returned from two weeks in Israel and Palestine as part of the Mosaic of Peace conference, a biennial event sponsored by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program. Anderson raised several concerns in regard to the peace process and in light of yesterday’s move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Read More
The Assembly is introducing new ways to get involved in the national work of the Uniting Church of Australia and is looking for people with the passion, drive and expertise to lead this new engagement forward.
Read more about how the Circles, Panels and Advocates will operate and the specific characteristics and roles undertaken by Panel Members.
Nominate to become an Advocate. Deadline for nominations is Friday 25 May.
Nominate to become a Panel Member. Deadline for nominations is Friday 13 July.