November, 2010

Partner Churches in Korea Express Concern about North-South Tensions

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

In the aftermath of North Korea launching rockets and shells at a South Korean border island six days ago, China has  joined the international chorus of deep concern about rising tensions between North and South Korea. Rev. John Barr, Associate Director Church Solidarity (Asia) has been in contact with The National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) and the Presbyterian Church... Read More »

A One Day Conference – WEST PAPUA UPDATE

Friday, November 26th, 2010

West Papua Update A one day conference is being held on human rights in West Papua and security sector reform, plus a new collection of photos from West Papua. Mon Nov 29, 10.30am-4pm. Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies, Mackie Bldg, Rm 114, Arundel St, Forest Lodge, Sydney University. Speakers: Prof Peter King (Sydney Uni), Muso Sombuk (University of Papua), Rusdi Marpaung... Read More »

Belvoir Street Theatre Benefit Night (Sydney)

Friday, November 12th, 2010

This Sunday 14th November at 5pm Proceeds to Young Ambassadors for Peace (Bougainville) We apologise for the late notice but we have just heard from Paul Dwyer who is currently performing his acclaimed Bougainville Photoplay at the Belvoir Street Theatre, that all proceeds from this Sunday Nights 5pm Session (14th Nov) will go to UnitingWorld’s peacemaking work in Bougainville – YAP. The... Read More »

Materials Available for Everything in Common Gift Stalls

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

UnitingWorld has launched the material and process for churches and groups to hold their very own Everything in Common Gift Stall. Last week we released Everything in Common – a Gift Catalogue working for the alleviation of poverty and injustice in solidarity with the partner churches of the Uniting Church of Australia. The gift stall kit includes posters, 12 selected gifts at $25, $50 and $75 price... Read More »

November E-news

Friday, November 5th, 2010

IN THIS ISSUE: Everything in Common Catalogue launched | Disaster Relief Efforts in Indonesia | Supporting the campaign to end Child Labour and Child Trafficking |UnitingWorld Experience Volunteers | Peacemaking in Timor-Leste Everything in Common Cataloge launched UnitingWorld has launched the Everything in Common gift catalogue in time for Christmas 2010. The catalogue is a unique way for... Read More »

Launch of the Everything in Common Gift Catalogue

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

UnitingWorld has launched the Everything in Common gift catalogue in time for Christmas 2010. The catalogue is a unique way for Uniting Church people to stand with our overseas partners while celebrating the birth of Jesus, the ultimate gift of peace. The catalogue covers the range of UnitingWorld engagement with our Church Partners through gift options in our Relief and Development, Peacemaking,... Read More »

Launch of Mentawai and Merapi Disaster Appeal

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Rev. Kuntadi Sumadikarya (Moderator of the Indonesian Christian Church and GKI Humanitarian) has requested the support of the Uniting Church in Australia as the church seeks to provide much needed medical assistance as a result of the recent Mount Merapi eruption and the earthquake off Mentawai, West Sumatra. The death toll from the Oct. 25 earthquake and tsunami off Mentawai Islands has been revised... Read More »