October, 2013

Church Partnership in North India

Friday, October 18th, 2013

I am here in Delhi attending a Church of North India (CNI) partnership meeting. India is a fascinating country, and its economy is growing. The church here is also experiencing growth. CNI has 1.5 million members, 4500 congregations, 2204 ministers, 6 theological colleges, 564 church schools and colleges in 27 dioceses. This major church has […]  

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Change your mind, change a life: who’s got a disability?

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

“The biggest misconception we face is that people with a disability need our sympathy.  They actually need equality.  Sure, they need some extra resources and some understanding, but letting people be part of it and helping them gain some self confidence goes a long way.” They’re powerful words from someone who began advocating for her […]  

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Methodists call for justice on “Fiji Day”

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

In another signal of the Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma’s commitment to be part of the renewing of the nation of Fiji, the church has made a significant statement to the nation on “Fiji Day” which celebrates the forty-third anniversary of Fiji’s independence from Great Britain. Methodist Church President, Rev Dr Tuikilakila Waqairatu points […]  

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Development: inclusive of all?

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

By Hannah Ireland, Manager, Human Rights and Emerging Partners Not many people would question that people with a disability have the same rights as others to fully participate in all areas of life including at home, at work, at church and in school. In fact, these rights are enshrined in the UN Convention on the […]  

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Are You a Good Organiser? Volunteer with us in the lead up to Christmas!

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Gift Catalogue Co-ordinator Volunteer Position/s at UnitingWorld. UnitingWorld seeks a committed volunteer/s with great organisational skills. You will oversee the preparation, packing and sending of Everything in Common gift cards and promotional resources to Uniting Church congregations, groups and schools. Everything in Common provides people with the opportunity to purchase ‘gifts’ for family... Read More »