If you are looking forward to Christmas or dreading Christmas, if you go to church regularly or never go to church, if you are super busy or bored, you are invited to come along to Beer and Carols. This is a friendly, no pressure, event hosted...

I am not gay.  I am a Christian.  I am a Minister.  When the Marriage Equality survey vote results were announced I cried. I cried with tears of joy and sorrow. The tears of joy were for my friends who are gay and queer. I also...

All Saints' Service on the Steps 6pm Wednesday 1st November 2017 On the Richmond Uniting Church Steps - 304 Church St Richmond In a culture bereft of rituals, an opportunity to pause, remember and light a candle for loved ones who have died through overdose, through illness, through accident, through...

  I love being in ministry in Richmond. It is not just because the Tigers have been my team since I was a child. It is not just because being located in the inner city means that  you get to mix with a wildly diverse group of people;...

During the last week hundreds of people in the Uniting Church gathered for a 5 day meeting.  Some of these people were from Tasmania, some were from Victoria. Some of these people were lay people, some were ordained.  Some of these people were in the...

At present in our community, across the airwaves and across social media platforms, a great deal of shrill rhetoric and hate speech is spewing out. This is exhausting to consume. Furthermore  this kind of speaking and judging of one another (on all sides) does little to...

At the moment we are facing a variety of complex debates in our society. Just to name two, debates about Euthanasia and Marriage Equality are continuing to incite passion and cause pain. In both these debates the term ‘Christian’ is used and misused, by individuals and...

As the minister at Richmond Uniting Church I regularly spend time with people who are experiencing homelessness. People who have, very often, had a series of devastating experiences and who are now close to rock bottom. People who still maintain a sense of humour and warmth....

Over the last few weeks Ben Myers, the Uniting Church Lecturer in Systematic Theology in Sydney, has written some nearly 60 tweets all about the doctrine of the Trinity. Tweets have to be short and this brevity can provide discipline.  Myers’ tweets are precise, rich in...