September, 2010

One year on, Samoa continues to recover

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

In September and October 2009, several Church Partners of the Uniting Church in Australia faced some of the most destructive and widespread natural disasters in memory. A community centre is being built in Poutasi, Samoa in partnership between UnitingWorld and the Methodist Church in Samoa Last September in Samoa, entire communities were swept away as tsunami waves reportedly measuring up to 14 metres... Read More »

CNI school destroyed during violence in Kashmir, India

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

UnitingWorld National Director, Rev. Dr Kerry Enright has conveyed the sincere condolences of UnitingWorld to the Church of North India, following the burning of the Tungmang Tyndale Biscoe school in Kashmir, northern India. The school, which was operated by the Church of North India, provided education 550 economically disadvantaged children from 150 communities in the area. Bishop of the Church... Read More »

September E-News

Monday, September 13th, 2010

IN THIS EDITION: Restore sight and restore life – Fiji and Vanuatu | PACER-Plus trade negotiations | Peacemaking update | Stand up and make a noise for the MDGs | Development Education in action | International day of peace | New and urgent Experience opportunities | Experience volunteer in focus – Ian Laversha The islands of Fiji and Vanuatu are often thought of as holiday paradises.... Read More »