Uniting Councils

Uniting is currently recruiting for their eight voluntary Councils that span across NSW and the ACT.

Operating in a community engagement capacity with Uniting, the Uniting Councils have a broad reach. Each Council develops its own programs and activities, relating closely to their local needs, and they aim to involve, engage, develop and have an impact. The Councils are an important contributor to the ‘Uniting for the common good’ strategy of the Uniting Church NSW/ACT Synod.

In 2017, a new Canberra Region Uniting Council will be established, looking for people who:

  • Are Uniting Church members, passionate about strengthening the relationship among congregations, presbyteries, Uniting and the community
  • Have a strong interest in and connections with the local community
  • Hold a vision for service provision that is grounded in the compassion and justice of the Christian message
  • Have an appreciation and understanding of cultural differences within the community
  • Have a willingness to be involved in activities
  • Have a passion to make a difference

If this sounds like you, the Council would love to hear from you.

Please call Briony Griffiths, Church and Community Engagement Consultant (Uniting) Mb: 0427038180 or visit https://uniting.org/about-uniting/our-people/uniting-councils

Christmas Services 2016

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http://ucaqld.com.au/christmas2016/

Here’s a list of Uniting Church Christmas services in the Canberra Region Presbytery (CRP). All are welcome to come and join in. Churches are listed under NSW town or Canberra suburb. If you cannot see a CRP church in this list, contact details can be found by going to the Congregations tab in the main menu.

BATEMAN’S BAY NSW
2-4 Caitlin Ave.
Christmas Day 9.30am

BEGA NSW
cnr Gipps & Upper Streets
Christmas Eve 5.30pm
Christmas Day 10.00am

BRADDON ACT
St Columba’s, Cnr Fawkner/Farrer Sts
Christmas Eve 8.00pm (at Canberra City Church)
Christmas Day 9.00am

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Walking on Bundjalung Country

bundjalung-countryBundjalung members of the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC),
invite you to visit them on country in the beautiful northern rivers region of NSW in March next year on a specially arranged tour for Uniting Church members. The tour is from Saturday 25 March to Saturday 1 April 2017.

Learn first-hand from Congress members about their culture, heritage, spirituality and challenges. The tour group will visit former mission sites and show what life was like, as well as share in fellowship with Congress ministry centres across the region, meet with
the local Land Council and visit the Kinchela Boys Home at Kempsey and learn about its traumatic past.

Download the brochure here. Download here a flyer which can be printed and folded as a brochure hand-out to invite others along as we ‘walk on Bundjalung country.’

The cost is $600 per person for twin/double registrations received by 31/12/16. for more information and to register, go to https://ucansw.goregister.com.au/uaicctrip2017. Email inquiries: uaicctrip2017@ucansw.goregister.com.au

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