November, 2015

Inequality a recipe for disaster

Friday, November 27th, 2015

As we prepare to walk with over 600 Pacific Islanders at the People’s Climate March this weekend, UnitingWorld’s Rev Dr Seforosa Carroll reflects on the specific impact climate change has on women in poor communities, and refers us to some excellent further reading.  Women in the Pacific are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change As the debate on climate change science and its... Read More »

Messages from our Pacific Church Partners

Friday, November 20th, 2015

In the lead up to the People’s Climate March on the 29th November, our Pacific Church Partners are sharing their support with members of the Uniting Church in Australia. Please see below for messages from Kiribati, Vanuatu, Fiji, Tuvalu, Tonga, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Council of Churches.   From Free Wesleyan Church Tonga Tonga is a country that is very vulnerable to climate change. Tonga... Read More »

Pacific Conference of Churches support climate change advocacy

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

THE world must wake up to the reality of the adverse effects of climate change and take immediate, appropriate action. Pacific Conference of Churches General Secretary, Reverend Francois Pihaatae, made the comment ahead of the Conference of the Parties climate talks (COP21) in Paris next week. “The time for talking is over – the impacts of climate change are upon us and we must act. We must act... Read More »

Refusing to accept a Culture of Death

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

The raising of Lazarus is a family story. Before this story, John’s gospel has a long passage mixed between Lazarus’ dying and Jesus’ ministry. After a long delay, now we see the problem of having a busy schedule. Mary knelt before Jesus: “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” Before […]  

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All I want for Christmas…

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Christmas is rapidly approaching! Yes, decorations are beginning to creep their way into department stores and it’s only a matter of time before “joyful” Christmas carols serenade us through their loud speakers as a constant reminder of the “peace” of Christmas… We’ll soon begin to long for anything that resembles a “Silent Night”.  Just giving […]  

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