December, 2009

Last Minute Gift Ideas | E-cards

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Everything In Common – The gift catalogue Looking for a last minute gift that alleviates poverty and builds the capacity for UnitingWorld’s partners to work for justice? Seeking to find a gift for one who is passionate about all things Uniting? It could be an eye examination and lenses for a person in Fiji, a pig to help a West Papuan family generate income, or funding a Young Ambassador for... Read More »

Last Minute Gift Ideas | E-cards

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Everything In Common – The gift catalogue Looking for a last minute gift that alleviates poverty and builds the capacity for UnitingWorld’s partners to work for justice? Seeking to find a gift for one who is passionate about all things Uniting? It could be an eye examination and lenses for a person in Fiji, a pig to help a West Papuan family generate income, or funding a Young Ambassador for... Read More »

Ask the Climate Change Specialist

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Have you been left scratching your head over a climate change-related question? Now you have the opportunity to ask an expert. From 18-22 January 2010, Professor Howes from the Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University will answer your questions on climate change and address the outcomes of the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Submit your questions to us by... Read More »

Cyclone Mick Hits Fiji

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Cyclone Mick swept over Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu yesterday, causing widespread flooding and damage. There are reports that at least three people have died. Associate Director, Church Solidarity (Pacific) Bruce Mullan has spoken to the Methodist General Secretary, Tevita Banivanua. While the worst is over, it is reported that more flooding will come later from the big rivers. We are currently... Read More »

UnitingWorld Calls for Solidarity with Pacific Partners at Copenhagen

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

In response to the concerns voiced by the delegation from Tuvalu at the UN Copenhagen Conference yesterday, UnitingWorld asks Uniting Church members to stand in solidarity with our Partner Churches throughout the Pacific who are facing possible relocation due to rising sea levels. The delegation from Tuvalu voiced concerns that agreements arising from the conference would not be effective as stringent... Read More »

December E-News

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

CONTENT Everything In Common | Lent Event 2010 | The Fiji Methodists |  Leadership Development in Timor Leste | People for Peace Appeal | Peacebuilding in Timor Leste |  Kiribati, Tuvalu and the Pacific | Experience Placements Everything In Common – Gift Catalogue Looking for a gift that alleviates proverty and builds the capacity for UnitingWorld’s partners to work for justice?... Read More »

Partner Church in Philippines prays for victims in Mindanao

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

On 23 November 2009, dozens of people were killed in a massacre that took place on the Philippine island of Mindanao. Victims include several members of the media and two lawyers known for human rights advocacy. The massacre was the result of ongoing tensions in this divided community. The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) have issued a statement on the situation, and called for... Read More »

People for Peace Appeal

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Make a secure online donation. Click here to download the full brochure. The Young Ambassadors for Peace (YAP) program brings together fractured communities, facilitating reconciliation at a grassroots level both within and between communities through Asia and the Pacific. The programs operate through local coordinators and volunteers who work to create harmony within communities, allowing development... Read More »

Fiji Methodists 'Song of Solidarity' Appeal

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

The Uniting Church of Australia made a decision on 20 July 2009 during its 12th Assembly  to convey support to the Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma. In launching the Song of Solidarity Appeal, UnitingWorld is giving continued expression to this call.  Arising from months of discussions with the Fiji Methodists, UnitingWorld is calling for donations to assist in areas of need such as the nurture... Read More »

Fiji Methodists ‘Song of Solidarity’ Appeal

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

The Uniting Church of Australia made a decision on 20 July 2009 during its 12th Assembly  to convey support to the Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma. In launching the Song of Solidarity Appeal, UnitingWorld is giving continued expression to this call.  Arising from months of discussions with the Fiji Methodists, UnitingWorld is calling for donations to assist in areas of need such as the nurture... Read More »