April, 2010

Farewell Rev. Laurie Fitzgerald

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Today UnitingWorld bids farewell to Associate Director for Relief and Development and the longest serving member of the team, Rev. Laurie Fitzgerald. Laurie working with communities in South India Laurie retires after more than 17 years working to build and foster international partnerships between the Uniting Church in Australia and overseas Church Partners. He has a long and varied history working... Read More »

UnitingWorld Supports Church Founders in East Timor to Move Onwards in Ministry

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

UnitingWorld today launches the Onwards in Ministry: East Timor appeal to empower the founders of the Protestant Church in East Timor (IPTL) to receive training for effective leadership. Support for this appeal will enable the founders of the IPTL, who have previously received little formal training, to train for effective ministry in their own context while avoiding the high cost of training overseas. Throughout... Read More »

UnitingWorld Responds to Destructive Storm in India

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

UnitingWorld and the Church of North India are currently responding to the urgent needs of people in communities throughout the Indian states of West Bengal and Bihar in light of a destructive storm that struck on Tuesday 13 April 2010. Reports from the Church of North India indicate that more than 150 people lost their lives during the storm. Thousands of homes were either damaged or demolished as... Read More »

April E-News

Friday, April 9th, 2010

  IN THIS EDITION: Mother’s Day Gifts | Farewell Rev. Laurie Fitzgerald | Peacemaking in PNG | YAP Ambon Rajah Workshop | John Barr in West Papua | UnitingWorld Leads Group to Solomon Islands | Experience Volunteer in Focus | Experience Placements Looking for a Uniting gift for Mum this Mother’s Day? Did you know that every May, Australians spend a staggering $6.5 billion on Mother’s... Read More »