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Uniting Church VicTas @ucavictas Victoria & Tasmania, Australia

We are the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania. We produce Crosslight: https://t.co/sSqB0iao4O

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Victoria's first-ever road trauma memorial unveiled in Geelong. Overlooking Corio Bay, the sculpture is a space to… https://t.co/XakdNuZ6tD
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9/1
2020
All things being equal, St Michael’s new minister would have lived a less public life. But things are never equal,… https://t.co/xDqy4iLizG
8/19
2020
We're still updating our COVID-19 resources page every week. Here you'll find everything you need to worship at hom… https://t.co/miNhOWcN62Moderator Rev Denise Liersch explores what we've been discovering whilst staying apart. https://t.co/sb53zBxrVC
8/17
2020
Jione Havea teaches Sex & The Bible at Pilgrim Theological College. Why? Because there’s a lot to explore and expla… https://t.co/yIgdRW6yVd
8/14
2020
Rev Dr Robyn Whitaker and Rev Fran Barber have been friends for 25 years. In that time they have shared a lot of th… https://t.co/hic4UUJj1e
8/12
2020
What do Marie Kondo and youth ministry have in common? 🤔 Bradon French explores. https://t.co/3g1wAGcdck
8/11
2020
Racial and cultural parity have never been more in focus than they are right now. But how does the Church measure u… https://t.co/STExKRsOKQ
8/9
2020
The August edition of Crosslight is now available. It features an array of engaging stories and thought-provoking o… https://t.co/clnRSq2lvH
8/7
2020
More than 260,000 people survived the twin attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. One of them was Tsutomu Yamaguchi. In… https://t.co/nlfbbJN7bQToday we remember #Hiroshima75 and join others who love peace in calling on @ScottMorrisonMP and @AlboMP to work to… https://t.co/2CmKVs3PRo
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8/6
2020
St Andrew’s Uniting Church of Mirboo North member Lindsay Oates tells us about the life-saving work of Men's Sheds… https://t.co/qaWSOd3Pex
7/9
2020
An emotional documentary shines light on Aboriginal oppression and calls for reform in education and justice system… https://t.co/ChiiiWAzZP
7/6
2020
Lockdown restrictions have made Uniting Ballarat Social Enterprise Coordinator Jamie Cameron realise just how impor… https://t.co/xX8iYHpdt4
6/16
2020
Synod Ethics Committee has written a thought-provoking article asking us to consider what the world may look like p… https://t.co/4xd9RK8VkiA school principal with a passion for science education and a former Uniting Church youth leader, who is still ment… https://t.co/EZ4loDuOhr
6/11
2020
The June edition of Crosslight is now available in an easy-to-access, reader-friendly digital “flipbook”. https://t.co/ksU6YxSfjY
6/4
2020
Aunty Rev Denise Champion says Australia has a “beautiful history” she hopes we, as a nation, will one day uniforml… https://t.co/memMyaIbbC
6/3
2020
Isolation has been particularly challenging for our First Peoples, as has the closing of many national parks. But i… https://t.co/yfkqNpHj0k
6/2
2020
George Floyd died because a police officer choked him to death by kneeling on his neck. But how culpable are those… https://t.co/eIq1GEp49X
6/1
2020
Recent stories of horrific acts have highlighted that witnessing is not just proclaiming the Good News, but testify… https://t.co/xvZD3PyVWe
5/28
2020
Dennis Cousens is used to being constantly on the road as a patrol minister covering 10,000 square kilometres of ru… https://t.co/L14FrUdEje
5/26
2020
Now that churches are able to open their doors again, Rev Sandy Brodine hopes congregations maintain the connectedn… https://t.co/GmGwEZ7xJE
5/18
2020
While Victoria has been in lockdown, Rev Natalie Dixon-Monu and her team at BCO have provided about 5000 meals to v… https://t.co/jP3DYvmjnb
5/13
2020
Bethel counsellor Julie McDonald says one of the benefits of the lockdown is it has given us a chance “to think abo… https://t.co/s9lgsjAkCX
5/4
2020
Kelly Skilton, founder and director of youth community The Sonder Collective, reminds us "God teaches us that beaut… https://t.co/kbVPH7t9di
4/28
2020
How do we ensure what we are calling worship is actually worship? Are certain elements needed? Must everyone partic… https://t.co/n7NUhNjpkS
4/27
2020
Army chaplain Andrew Delbridge says the ban on public gatherings will dishearten many veterans but is still hopeful… https://t.co/RlBacnBRqg
4/23
2020
For more than 50 years, God’s Squad motorcycle ministry has been reaching out to men considered by many to be outla… https://t.co/qw3KD0owjgHobart mother/grandmother Robyn Nandan is feeling acutely the isolating effects of the current lockdowns. The 72-ye… https://t.co/IUkqEVbgWO
4/21
2020
Absence makes the heart grow tender is these days of social isolation. And it also prompts the question: Is it OK t… https://t.co/2l2MkirO3u
4/20
2020
Ellaine Downie has always resisted participating in the spiritually nourishing sacrifices that precede Easter. But… https://t.co/DddZjz2y0R
4/17
2020
St Andrew’s Gardiner UC minister Rev Ajub Jahja reflects on the function of faith during this pandemic. “Faith is i… https://t.co/dz38TZakUQRev Alex Sangster shares how St Andrews UC, Fairfield, a normally “low tech” congregation, has adjusted to online c… https://t.co/FrhT9V4paj
4/16
2020
How do you reconcile God and guns? Serving Australian Defence Force reservists Steven Bernaudo, 33, and Rev Ron Ros… https://t.co/GuH390LeHP
4/15
2020
Hampton UC children’s support worker Jo Austin says "God promises to be with us always and we don’t have to look fa… https://t.co/1BXYFjR2I7
4/14
2020
Rev Jennie Gordon, UCA minister in Gippsland, was one of the volunteer chaplains deployed during summer's devastati… https://t.co/lVFSDRBu0Y
4/9
2020
As we enter our third week of enforced isolation more and more people are finding creative ways to reach out to nei… https://t.co/pua5BxamFm
4/6
2020
This year, with COVID-19 preventing Christians from celebrating together in person, we are all invited to show our… https://t.co/c1IqQsMBgC
4/2
2020
Synod of Victoria and Tasmania UCA worship services and other gathered activities are being temporarily closed due… https://t.co/LbB4T8tAZh
3/24
2020
Synod of Victoria and Tasmania Moderator Rev Denise Liersch has sent a pastoral letter in response to the COVID-19… https://t.co/NxceCMp4B5
3/20
2020
Synod of Victoria and Tasmania General Secretary Rev Dr Mark Lawrence has written to all congregations, presbyterie… https://t.co/jcST0Ceb1aUCA National Assembly President Dr Deidre Palmer has released a pastoral letter in response to the Coronavirus cris… https://t.co/FODZo4roFH
3/18
2020
“Lent gives us a chance to deepen our life in the God who travels with us through even the darkest and most difficu… https://t.co/Pmt6byTjeE
2/21
2020
Family violence is all-too-real for too many people, especially women. It is also largely invisible, but that is so… https://t.co/nYqCfGoMgm
2/18
2020
UCA leaders have spoken out on the Closing the Gap failures https://t.co/LmEot2Wg4P
2/13
2020
"My life has changed since moving here. I have a lot more confidence in myself. I’m looking forward to doing things… https://t.co/y3PjA0B8Y1
2/12
2020
The countdown is on for Surrender20 and we're excited to see all the registrations come in so don't miss out on get… https://t.co/p3ki7b6hTv
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTasWhat a powerful video. https://t.co/XrY2cBdgJN
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTasIt's back! Pancake Day is just 2 weeks away on Tuesday 25 February. You can hold an event at any time during Februa… https://t.co/qRflH5itG0
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTas“Whenever I’m asked about my spirituality versus Christianity my reply is simply I have no problem with that becaus… https://t.co/zUf3Hn57V0
2/11
2020
"However, no matter how hard I tried to put the past behind me, the shame and guilt of my chequered history always… https://t.co/EiqQPwyRqbEngage Together is a practical resource to foster intergenerational worship during the season of Lent. It provides… https://t.co/5dcHtToSa7
2/7
2020
How did worship become so complicated and what are the ways we can help congregations struggling to fill rosters? R… https://t.co/NGA2HXelH9
2/6
2020
Rev Swee Ann Koh warns that reactions to the coronavirus outbreak have seen old racist tropes resurrected that port… https://t.co/GN0Y6UBY5d
2/5
2020
Uniting Vic.Tas stands with the @UnitingChurchAu in stating that the redrafted #ReligiousDiscriminationBill still d… https://t.co/uOOh4DkQyx
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTasLakes Entrance Uniting Church Minister Joedy Meers refused to be denied her calling because of cerebral palsy. https://t.co/vCbX6EmEke
2/4
2020
Uniting Church President Dr Deidre Palmer and Moderators of the UCA's six Synods have issued a shared Pastoral Stat… https://t.co/Q2rLjh05Ob
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTasSuch an amazing effort undertaken by our volunteers in this fire crisis. Thank you for your continued effort to pro… https://t.co/zqX96c7nNp
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1/13
2020
As the needs of each bushfire affected community differs and continues to change, we are encouraging people to dona… https://t.co/tXtnUfUdsw
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1/10
2020
#PrayForAustralia Bishop Bunu of the Diocese of Amritsar, Church of North India with the children from the Dostana… https://t.co/tF4znVXKbw
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1/9
2020
In response to the devastating bushfires still raging across the Victoria and Tasmania Synod, Moderator Rev Denise… https://t.co/WrJ8qFNQ1k
1/7
2020
A blessed epiphany everyone. You may now take your Christmas decorations down.
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1/6
2020
VicTas Moderator Denise Liersch has written a pastoral letter and prayers in response to the catastrophic bushfires https://t.co/DEfFrcJ3Dd
1/4
2019
Our hearts go out to all the people and communities affected by the bushfires across Victoria and Tasmania, especia… https://t.co/raBBOQKyfA
12/31
2019
Doctrines of sexual purity surrounding the virgin birth have done centuries of harm to Christian communities and wo… https://t.co/Wk0LznAmZ2
12/24
2019
UCA Synod of Victoria and Tasmania Moderator Rev Denise Liersch says the stories of Christmas show God is ready to… https://t.co/MIadd0Ajrs
12/19
2019
There’s no better time to catch up on some reading than the summer holidays. But what to choose? If you need some i… https://t.co/PBzJIoYFSi
12/18
2019
"In my old age (39), my prayer has been answered, and so I have no choice but to sing the praises of God." - Rev Su… https://t.co/4oMOvkIgAM
12/16
2019
Every one is welcome as the iconic and painstakingly restored Wesley Church opens its doors for worship again on Su… https://t.co/3DQLa5fha0
12/13
2019
Today marks the end of #16DaysofActivism2019. But we must not stop advocating for change to bring an end to family… https://t.co/wpM8PSRh1I
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTasMethodist church's nativity scene depicts Jesus, Mary, and Joseph as separated and caged family… https://t.co/I1pp8vakJX
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTasParts of East Gippsland are already ablaze and authorities are warning a long bushfire season ahead. Thankfully, pe… https://t.co/HFaWMKXYq2
12/10
2019
Dr Deidre Palmer, President of the Uniting Church in Australia, is asking for your help with our Christmas Appeal s… https://t.co/AdgC8f9YSh
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12/9
2019
Was Jesus really born on December 25? Did it happen in a manger because there was no room at the inn? Were there th… https://t.co/JhIo5KdZCD
12/8
2019
On #InternationalVolunteerDay we asked unstoppable Manningham Uniting Church members and serial volunteers Frank an… https://t.co/XBfctctCtd
12/5
2019
Our recent Gippsland road trip found that there is plenty of challenge but also much to cherish in this diverse are… https://t.co/F0MiXeA5kR
12/4
2019
Always a powerful and encouraging time but this year was phenomenal thanks to the inclusion and leadership of Abori… https://t.co/fXSLoUP4vn
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTasOn #GivingTuesday2019 here are two ways to help those less fortunate, both near and far https://t.co/vUmbjZ6aDK
12/3
2019
The 300th issue of Crosslight is hot off the presses! To mark the milestone we asked three former editors to look b… https://t.co/BORpANWHmi
12/2
2019
Advent begins on Sunday. To assist you during this period of waiting and reflection, we offer this new Advent study… https://t.co/9ESFvuoyMUTo mark the passing of Clive James here is Nick Mattiske's review of his late-life book-length epic poem on memory… https://t.co/QFdI1hIldz
11/28
2019
Thousands have turned out for today’s walk against family violence in Melbourne to send a clear message that this v… https://t.co/qspr73J0xS
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11/25
2019
A retired UCA minister was attacked by a carjacker and threatened with a replica pistol before having his vehicle s… https://t.co/HCW6kbLZWR
11/19
2019
A conference on a religious response to the climate emergency has called for people of faith to mobilise and act as… https://t.co/t2dTe39HgP
11/13
2019
Today we are lifting up the voices of our youth at #Amplify đź“Łđź“Ł https://t.co/xpEL15Ew2G
11/9
2019
The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will hold a public he… https://t.co/zN0CVtYWv6
11/7
2019
Kingston Uniting Church member Anne Warren and Leprena Centre Manager Alison Overeem talk about their friendship an… https://t.co/SiSk6NUTnT
10/20
2019
"I always see the human being. People are people wherever they are, with feelings and emotions. I have seen tears e… https://t.co/FE7ST99aQJ
10/17
2019
To grasp fresh opportunities sometimes you need to let go of what you have. Manningham and Ballarat are benefitting… https://t.co/qFJMp6G6vw
10/15
2019
“It’s about sharing what’s in our hearts and listening for what God is saying,” Rev Geoff Barker says. “It allows u… https://t.co/J4ufqi68bC
10/11
2019
Proud to stand with the Alliance for Gambling Reform today in calling for better regulation of the #gambling indust… https://t.co/mAiKe7AmHu
Retweeted by Uniting Church VicTas"Men like to feel they are contributing and doing something useful" - why going to a shed can be literally life-sav… https://t.co/uRDQT7covp
10/10
2019
“It’s life or death, you see another day and you thank God for it” - the incredible story of South Sudanese refugee… https://t.co/YuYDKrLZkq
10/9
2019
Depression can strike anyone, any time, anywhere – something Laura Mazza knows only too well. But this mother of th… https://t.co/hrB1Y7XL34
10/8
2019
Many people continue to experience prejudice on a daily basis. We have just released a 52-page booklet informed by… https://t.co/aglYdu8ePI
10/2
2019
UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer and UCA QLD Moderator Rev. David Baker have issued a response in relation to reporti… https://t.co/m8mbSHDTV7
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9/30
2019
This year's Lenten Offering will fund the Pakenham Uniting Church's Homework Hub, which helps kids struggling at sc… https://t.co/gCyNBcwqCb
9/24
2019
Today UCA members and staff supported striking students in marches across Victoria and Tasmania. #ClimateStrike… https://t.co/6zWUhDVDcj
9/20
2019
Bronwyn Pike will be the new CEO of Uniting Vic.Tas after stepping down as the organisation's chair https://t.co/ZOfnWnMtDi
9/17
2019

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