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February 2023 Issue 1


If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one member is honoured,

all rejoice together with it.

Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

(1 Corinthians 12:26-27 NRSV)


Back to school

In Zimbabwe, the impact of the climate crisis is making it difficult for families to earn a living, often forcing them to choose between feeding their children or sending them to school.

Refugee Support Fund Grant

Assistance for vulnerable groups unable to access Australian Government support.

Next round closes: 10 March 2023

Just Earth - App

Here’s something good for LENT. An app produced by the UCA Environmental Action Group.

The app features 40 days of reflections, actions and prayers 

The Salvation Army Australia

  • A pastoral letter: from Commissioner Miriam Gluyas, Territorial Commander
  • Installation of Commissioner Miriam Gluyas: Sunday 12 February 2023, at 3:00 pm (AEDT), livestreamed from Melbourne 

My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.

When shall I come and behold the face of God?  Psalm 42:2

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Pray for Jerusalem and the West Bank

Recent increased violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank has the WCC "deeply concerned".


15th General Assembly

New Dates: 27 September - 4 October 2023

Venue: Kottayam, in Kerala State of INDIA

Theme: ‘God, Renew Us in Your Spirit and Restore the Creation’

World Watch List 2022

Open Doors International has published their latest international report. Data received from the advocacy group reveals that Christian persecution is at its highest in thirty years.  

Church Matters: Essays and Addresses on Ecclesial Belonging

Review by The Rev'd. Dr John Littleton, January 2023.

"All disciples and ministers of the Christian Church will find food for thought in this impressive publication...." John Littleton

Statement from the Heart | Voice-Treaty-Truth

A time for learning, and more, with two key Aboriginal Elders, Professor Aunty Anne Pattel-Gray and Rev'd Dr Garry Deverell.

When: Wednesday 15 February 2023

Where: Adelaide West Uniting Church, ADELAIDE SA

Grey Spaces: Searching out the Church in the shadows of abuse

The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture (ACC&C) invite you to the launch of the book Grey Spaces by Jeffrey W. Driver, to be launched by Francis Sullivan AO.

When: Wednesday 15 February 2023 6:00 pm (AEDT)

Where: Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, 15 Blackall Avenue BARTON, ACT


Upcoming workshops with Naomi Paget 

AVECA, in partnership with the NSW DRCN are pleased to advise that the following online training events are now available:

  • 4 April 2023 – Moral Injury
  • 5 April 2023 – Crisis care during traumatic grief

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The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.

(Prov.11:25 The Message)

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