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July 2022 Issue 1

In the complexity of our environment we know that that no one person, church or tradition is complete on its own. 

We need each other....

A Conversation with Global Vision

Topic: ‘What is possible with the Global Christian Forum in its service to Christian unity’

Join us as we explore the topic with international visitor, Rev Dr Casely Essamuah, Secretary of the Global Christian Forum.

Wednesday 6 July from 11:00am – 12:30pm AEST

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  • Forgotten 505 need resettlement options

  • 9 Years of Harm - Can it come to an end?: Adelaide Vigil July 17  2pm ACST

  • Temporary Protection Visas in Australia: A reform proposal

Webinar and resources to help Children be safe

  • Do you know how to help children and young people stay safe online? 

  • New Child Safe Standards apply in Victoria

 

  • NAIDOC WEEK - Get up! Stand up! Show up! : 3 - 10 July 2022

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander approaches to theology: A first offering from the new School of Indigenous Studies

Discussion resources 

Lessons from Covid-19 for the Climate Emergency 

The video series is made available to use for all churches and congregations.

Faith in the Media

ABC News article: 2021 Census data reveals that Australians are less religious and more culturally diverse than ever.

1 July marks the anniversary of The Coming of the Light to the Torres Strait Islands. 

LIGHT CAME,

LIGHT CONTINUES TO COME,

AND THE LIGHT WILL CONTINUE TO SHINE.

The Reverend Canon Victor Joseph, Principal Wontulp-Bi-Buya College 

 

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) invites applications for the Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia (YAPA) programme.

Where: CCA Headquarters in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 7 to 14 August 2022.

Applications: due by 13 July 2022

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 WCC News

  • New WCC general secretary elected: Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay

  • Assembly leadership meeting convenes at Bossey

CCAChurches mourn CCA moderator

Former CCA Moderator Euphorus (Archbishop) Emeritus Dr Willem T. P Simarmata passed away on the 17 June 2022 in Medan, Indonesia.

We pray for the bereaved family and colleagues. May his soul rest in peace.

Welcome

The NCCA extends a warm welcome to the newest member of the Australian Ecumenical Officers Network.

Rev Sandy Boyce, commenced in the role of Executive Officer of the Victorian Council of Churches (VCC) on 19 April, 2022.

The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture (ACC&C)

New ACC&C Executive Director, Professor Anthony Maher, has launched his latest publication Theology and the People of God 

Interventions for people and planet

Modern Slavery and Climate Change - Towards An Integrated Approach

Climate change has made millions vulnerable to modern slavery. 

When: Wednesday 20 July 2022 from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm AEST 

Soul Care 2022

Equipping, inspiring and energising the people of God for leading edge pastoral care that transforms individuals, communities and congregations. 

When: From: 31/08/2022 11:00 am to: 02/09/2022 1:00 pm

Where: Wesley Mission Sydney     Pastoral Care Conference

Entries now open

Anglicare's writing award, open to all children aged between 8-16 from year 3 to year 10.

2022 theme: Finding a Home’

Closes: 9 September 2022

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SAVE THE DATE: 16 - 22 October 2022

During Anti-Poverty Week, YOU can help fight poverty & hardship.

2022 is the 20th anniversary of acting on poverty. 

 

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Give now to the work of the NCCA. Just click on the donate button.  

The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.

(Prov.11:25 The Message)

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