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#LetThemStay – Sanctuary for the 267 Asylum Seekers

Today the Kippax Uniting Church Council sent a letter to the Chairperson of the Canberra Region Presbytery to affirm the actions of the Canberra Region Presbytery, the Uniting Church Assembly, UnitingJustice Australia, other Uniting Church congregations, and the many other Churches across Australia in their public declaration that they would offer sanctuary to the 267 asylum seekers – including 37 babies – to prevent their return to Nauru. 111 more words

News

Caramut man John Diprose awarded OAM for lifetime of service

By HEATH PARKES-HUPTON

CARAMUT’S John Diprose’s tireless contribution to the local community was recognised when he was announced as a recipient of the Medal of the Order of Australia. 901 more words

Spicer Uniting Church, St Peters

Name: Spice Uniting Church

Denomination: Uniting

Location: 44A Fourth Ave, St Peters, SA

Service time: Thursday 7:30pm (Christmas Eve)

The best thing: Having the opportunity to light a candle at the altar in memory of someone or something. 554 more words

Christian

Carols for Radical Compassion

This is a short reflection I offered at the Love Makes a Way ‘Carols for Compassion’ event on 10 December 2015, outside the Sydney offices of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.  520 more words

Asylum Seekers

Reasons not to compromise with theological compromisers

According to William Loader:

We recognise these pre-scientific accounts as attempts to explain why things are the way they are. With them belong also the explanations of why people speak different languages (Babel) and where rainbows come from (Noah and the flood).

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Ray Truscott

http://www.northerndailyleader.com.au/news/local/news/general/childs-assault-hell-gains-little-justice/290651.aspx

Child’s assault hell gains little justice

10/09/2002 8:32:45 PM

JUSTICE in the eyes of the law can often fall short of the expectations of the victim.  438 more words

NSW

Payneham Road Uniting Church, Marden

Name: Payneham Road Uniting Church

Denomination/religion: Uniting

Location: cnr. Payneham Rd & Portrush Rd, Marden SA

Service time: Sunday, 10am

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