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Sermon: Day of Mourning

Today, the Sunday before the 26th of January, is commemorated by the Uniting Church as a Day of Mourning, remembering that while the raising of the Union Jack in Sydney Cove was ultimately wonderful for all the Second Peoples who have been able to live here, it was the beginning of centuries of dispossession, disease, and violence for Australia’s First Peoples. Continue reading

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Sermon: Day of Mourning

We cannot celebrate everything that Australia has become without acknowledging the shadow side of our history. Continue reading

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An astonishingly gracious suggestion: ‘we were wrong’

The Uniting Church in Australia has done a little of this … In what other areas do we need to say “we were wrong”? Continue reading

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Reflection: Notes from 20 years of the Uniting Church’s sexuality debate

I remember that moment and the Presbytery’s unanimous, unquestioning endorsement. Continue reading

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