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Why should YOU come to Synod in 2021?

The NSW/ACT Synod is gathering to meet across 2021, and including High School and Young Adult voices in this meeting is more important than ever. YOU NEED TO BE THERE! In this video the Moderator (Rev Simon Hansford), General Secretary (Rev Jane Fry), and the Associate General Secretary (Rev Bronwyn Murphy) answer three key questions […]

A time of celebration!

“These women of colour will flip the script on leadership. Today is a moment in the Uniting Church. It’s about taking a bigger role in leadership for Siosiana and Milise, who step up into their roles within Pulse and the UME team.” – Rev. Charissa Suli It was a great honour and blessing for both […]

Join us every morning for HSC Daily Prayers

You too can support our Year 12s through their toughest exam period yet. Further to our offer last month of supporting your Year 12 students through their HSC exam block, Ofa and I are running a short daily prayer time every weekday at 7am on the PULSE Facebook page. Most days we’re also joined by […]

Naidoc Week – Messy Church style!

Naidoc week this year has been moved to November, it is an opportunity for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. There will be many events and celebrations going on across the country to celebrate Naidoc Week, why not see what is happening in your local […]

It’s almost SHOWTIME!

We are fast approaching November and the Premiere of this year’s FILM FESTIVAL 2020! It’s not too late to do a 3-5min short film with your youth group on the theme “Light of the World”! Take some time as a group either physically (following COVID safe guidelines) or online and be creative! Anyone under 18 […]

Healthy Churches Forum | Mark Pierson | Advent: What Are You Waiting For?

A couple of weeks ago I was able to go to Mark Pierson’s workshop on Advent. I have known Mark for a long time, he has been formational to me in exploring the boundaries between faith, worship and creativity. The workshop did not disappoint. Mark has a love for how we can explore faith and […]

HSC Daily Prayers

2020 has not been an easy year, especially for our HSC students. In ordinary circumstances Year 12 students feel the pressure of the HSC Exams looming over them during their final year of high school, but this year has also been thrown out of whack due to COVID, impacting a lot of their school and […]

Youth PoWR

By meeting one another in a positive, friendly atmosphere, engaging in conversations and making shared commitments, Youth PoWR creates a positive experience of a multi-faith society, breaking down ethnic and religious stereotypes and building social cohesion. Youth PoWR (Parliament of the World’s Religions) gives young people aged 18-35 a voice and a vote in shaping […]

LIGHTS. CAMERA. ACTION!

School Holidays are among us and so what a perfect time for youth groups to plan and film their entry for this year’s Film Festival! The invitation is still open for any and every youth group in our Synod to film a 3-5 minute short film  around the theme ‘Light of the World’, following COVID safe […]

Youth Climate Action | September 25

Uniting Earth are standing alongside First Nations communities, school students, unions, faith groups and many more on September 25 as part of the Global Day of Action where there will be COVID safe actions across towns, suburbs, schools, and workplaces across Australia. Ways to support young climate leaders and build a better future: Before September […]