June, 2014

Relationship is the key to partnership

Friday, June 27th, 2014

I am here in Glebe Road UC in Ipswich talking and praying with the working group for the East Timor Ekaristi School Project. The project leaders Noel and Noela Rothery have been the key people driving this project with gentle spirits and prayerful minds. Their working group includes Rev Peter Arnett, Paul & Kayleen de […]  

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Uniting Church inducts GKI minister Rev Ayub Yahya

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

We are delighted to announce the induction of  Rev Ayub Yahya from Indonesia. There are an increasing number of ministers from our partner churches coming to serve in the Uniting Church. Rev Ayub Yahya is the latest arrival to serve the Mulgrave Uniting Church Indonesian Congregation in Melbourne. His ministry is viewed as a practical means of partnership between two national churches. Says UnitingWorld’s... Read More »

Government’s Aid Framework Welcomed: Must help the poorest, says independent overseas aid sector

Friday, June 20th, 2014

ACFID Media Release 18 June The Australian Council for International Development, the peak body for Australia’s independent overseas aid sector has welcomed the Government’s new aid policy framework launched today. “We are pleased the Government has worked rapidly to set out a clear framework for how Australia’s $5 billion aid program will operate. The ultimate test of this new approach is... Read More »

Updates from UnitingWorld: June E-news

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

In this issue: Make a life-saving gift this tax time | Students speak WonTok at conferences around Australia | Highlights from the 2013 Annual Report | UnitingWorld welcomes new Associate Director, Relief and Development Make a life-saving gift this tax time A recent visit to our water project in Papua New Guinea was a stark reminder to UnitingWorld’s Jane Kennedy of the drastic need for clean... Read More »

The woman at the well

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

They say a picture tells a thousand words… Over the past several years I have had the privilege of spending time with many of UnitingWorld’s overseas partners and meeting people whose lives have been changed by our shared work. I have also had the privilege of speaking at many church communities here in Australia. They […]  

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