Hope and Unity for Sth Sudanese Australians

South Sudanese Church leaders from seven different denominations and seven different states attended the National Council of Churches in Australia’s first national peacebuilding consultation in Canberra on May 15- 16.

I supported Uniting Church South Sudanese representatives Rev. Amel Manyon and Rev. Paul Dau who attended along with South Sudanese representatives from the Anglican, Catholic, Lutheran, Salvation Army, Presbyterian and Baptist Churches. Continue reading “Hope and Unity for Sth Sudanese Australians”


First UCA Indonesian Congregation turns 32

It gave me great joy to attend the 32nd anniversary celebration of the first Indonesian Congregation within the Uniting Church in Australia.

At St Andrew’s Gardiner in Malvern in south-east Melbourne, the Church was full with more that 300 people of different ages, languages, cultures, traditions, all joyfully singing and worshipping God who is faithful to them. Continue reading “First UCA Indonesian Congregation turns 32”