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October 2018 Newsletter

Featured in the October Issue of Turramurra Uniting Church Newsletter: Good News Stories! HSC Prayer Brunch What’s happening in October and more.. The newsletter for October is available now.  Download here. The Calendar for October is available now. Download here.  

September 2018 Newsletter

Featured in the September Issue of Turramurra Uniting Church Newsletter: September – a month for Thanksgiving Moving forward with the marriage decision from the 15th Assembly HSC Prayer Brunch What’s happening in September and more.. The newsletter for September is available now.  Download here. The Calendar for September is available now. Download here.  

NSW Drought Appeal

Our Church is having an appeal for those affected by the NSW drought.  We have been moved by the stories and struggles of the farmers and others in rural towns as they cope with the lack of rain.   Our church has an on-going relationship with two rural Uniting Churches – Cranbury UCA and Hillston UCA.  In conversations, we have been told that one of the best ways that we can support people who are struggling is to supply some VISA Read more

August 2018 Newsletter

Featured in the August Issue of Turramurra Uniting Church Newsletter: Welcome to Jonty Cornford – our new interim Children, Youth and Family Worker Mission Priority Updates Update from the 15th Assembly Report from the Dementia Discussion Day What’s happening in August The newsletter for August is available now.  Download here. The Calendar for August is available now. Download here.  

Welcome Jonty – our new Interim CYF Worker

We are so excited to share the news that we have a new staff member coming on board at Turramurra Uniting Church.  The Church Council has appointed Jonty Cornford to be our Interim Children, Youth and Family Worker for 16 hours a week while we continue the process towards a permanent CYF Pastor.    Jonty has been a key member of our church and the youth leadership teams and will help with some of the administrate and coordination tasks of our Read more

Link and Resources on the Uniting Church 15th Assembly

Some helpful links and resources to go along with Phil’s sermon – Reflections on the Uniting Church 15th Assembly: Summary of the 15th Assembly Uniting Church takes a strong stance on Domestic Violence Uniting Church Recognises First Peoples’ Sovereignty News – Marriage and Same-Gender Marriage Unconfirmed Minute: Marriage and Same-gender Marriage Reflection on Decision on Marriage by Rev Prof Andrew Dutney The Assembly’s Decision on Marriage – a personal reflection by Rev Graham Perry Pastoral Letter from UCA President Dr Read more

Update on our Children, Youth and Family Pastor Position

Update on our Children, Youth and Family Pastor Position It is almost just over 2 months since the Church Council embarked on a new direction with our Children, Youth and Family ministry.   Since Huw’s departure, we have been blessed with the amazing youth leaders in our congregation who have stepped up and helped not only continue Kids Church, Junior Discipleship, Turrazone and SquareOne, but also start Emerge.  And we have seen growth – especially in Turrazone which has doubled in Read more

July 2018 Newsletter

Featured in the July Issue of Turramurra Uniting Church Newsletter: Sabbath – TUC’s Take a rest July Update on our Children, Youth and Family Pastor Position What’s happening in July Report from our Congregational AGM and Church Council Meetings Update from the five mission priority action teams The newsletter for July is available now.  Download here. The Calendar for July is available now. Download here.  

“Take A Rest” July

The word “Sabbath” is an interesting Biblical word that we probably should take more note of.  One of the 10 Commandments tells us to remember the Sabbath and keep it holy by not working (Exodus 20:8).  The word Sabbath was first used a few chapters earlier (Exodus 16) when the Israelite were going out to collect Manna (bread from heaven) every day, God encouraged them to on the 6th day collect twice as much so that on the seventh day Read more

Dementia Workshop

On Saturday 7th July, from 9:30am till noon, Turramurra Uniting Church (in conjunction with St. Andrew’s South Turramurra) will be holding a “Discussing Dementia 1:An Overview” seminar. The speaker is Rev. Frank Van Der Korput, a Uniting Church Minister who has spent the past nine years as an Aged Care Chaplain with UnitingCare/Uniting .  The seminar  will address a variety of topics:  What is dementia? Types and stages of dementia. Memory and dementia. Music and dementia. The spiritual dimension of Read more
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