This coming Sunday, 1 November, is All Saint’s Day. The origins of this sacred time, and of Halloween, are disputed and will probably continue to be disputed. However, what is clear from early church evidence is that the first followers of Jesus often did stand out in their communities because of their conviction that death was not the final word. This coming Sunday...

A few decades ago, it would have been expected that you would go to church. This was the culturally respectable thing to do and the only issue in dominant Western society was which ‘brand’ of Christianity you were part of (Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox etc). The question of why you would go to church wouldn’t have really come up – everyone...

At Richmond Uniting we are passionate about trying to give space for the questions of real life, faith and doubt. This coming Thursday we are having a workshop exploring what prayer is not, what prayer might be and how we might do it. There will be space for your questions and some good discussion. Everyone is welcome   Thursday 8 October 7:30pm - 9pm @ RUC...

St Francis is a guy who I would love to have a long, simple, lunch with. He went from riches to rags, by choice. When he experienced Christ speaking to him Francis’ listened and followed and chose to live in a radically new way. Much to his family’s consternation he rejected his wealth and status, started caring for lepers and called followers of...