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Ration Challenge 2017

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During Refugee Week in June, more than 14,000 people across Australia took a stand for refugees – and for that we say thank you.  

With the support of their generous sponsors, the Ration Challenge community raised over $3.2 million. The impact of their actions is being felt right now in communities all around the world. 

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Harmony Begins At Home

A celebration of diversity with dinner, entertainment, lucky door prizes and more.

Come together with other women from diverse backgrounds to connect and celebrate family and community harmony.Talk, dance and discuss the issues affecting women in the communities they live in.

saspic x150A docudrama about Muslim-Christian Peacemaking, set in the midst of the conflict of the Fifth Crusade and narrated by Jeremy Irons. It centres on the remarkable encounter between St Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt, Malik al-Kamil.

Saturday 29 July 2017 from 7.00-9.00pm

Tickets $10.00 available online

Western Sydney University Parramatta South Campus 

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NMYC is on again  

Sea World Resort, Gold Coast

9-11 October 2017

Early Bird Registrations available till the end of July. Register online.

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Vicky Dyer

Vicky has been working with the National Council of Churches, in the NCCA Melbourne office, since early March 2017. Employed in a part time role as Safe Church Program (SCP) Officer, she works on Thursday and Fridays. If you have a query regarding the Safe Church Program then it is likely that you will speak with Vicky.

ACU Public Lectures

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Adelaide Annual Public Lecture - 24 July 7:30-9:00 pm

special guest Professor Francis X Clooney SJ, Harvard University, USA

From Theology to Worship in Inter-religious Studies 

Public Lecture - 3 August 7:30-9:00 pm

by Professor Massimo Faggioli

Pope Francs’ Vision of the Church





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10 July 1939 - 1 July 2017 


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The World Council of Churches (WCC) has welcomed the signing of two ecumenical statements by the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) in which it seeks to overcome divisions of the past and to work with other Christian communions for unity and common witness.


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Guarding the Galilee is a 30 minute documentary on the battle to stop the biggest coal mine in Australian history, Adani’s Carmichael project. The film is presented by Queensland born actor Michael Caton, and produced and directed by Nell Schofield.

There are screenings throughout the month of July in NSW, QLD, VIC and SA. 

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The VCC is currently working in the following areas:  

  • helping Faith Communities across the State become aware of and compliant with the Child Safe Standards
  • exploring developing a Facebook presence to increase the exposure of VCC and raise awareness of the activities of the Council...