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[6 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Australasian Messy Church Gathering 16-18 Feb 2018

Coming up in 2018 a mega Messy Church gathering is taking place in Melbourne! Open to those who are keen to grow and learn with the Messy Church community. Lucy Moore, the author of many Messy Church resources, will be joining us to present keynote sessions. There will also be Australian and New Zealand Messy Church legends sharing with us across a variety of workshops. Early bird pricing… Continue reading

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[23 May 2017 | 3 Comments | ]
40 Years of the Uniting Church – Anniversary Ideas

Happy Anniversary to the Uniting Church in Australia – 40 years on June 22nd! You might have seen social media posts about the Uniting Churches 40th celebrations #allofthisisus #UCA40 – Many people across the church are spending 40 days in prayer leading up to the anniversary (click here for more details). Older members can remember the momentous event when three separate denominations… Continue reading

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[11 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
Celebration of SRE at NSW Parliament House – 15th Nov 2016

Calling all SRE teachers!! A celebration of Special Religious Education is being held at Parliament House on 15th November from 5.30-7pm. Special guests include the Hon Adrian Piccoli MP, Minister for Education, Jihad Dib MP, Shadow Minister for Education, and Vic Alhadeff, CEO of the Jewish Board of Deputies.The theme this year is SRE and Schools: Working together for the wellbeing of students…. Continue reading

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[1 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]
SAVE THE DATE! Kids Camp Out 11-12 March 2017

It may only be August but preparations for the 2017 KCO (aka Kids Camp Out) are already underway! In 2017, we will be gathering on 11th-12th March at Wedderburn Christian Campsite, 208 Minerva Road, Wedderburn (Southern outskirts of Sydney). Last year was such a blast and we look forward to welcoming kids church groups from across the state again for a massive kids-focused Christian… Continue reading

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[19 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Beyond Festival October long weekend Family Camping fun!

Looking for a family activity for the long weekend in October? Looking for a richly diverse community passionate about justice and the common good to spend some time with as a family? Beyond Festival describes itself as “a boutique festival celebrating creativity, justice and genuine community” and is open to all ages. There will be a kids program for primary school ages, jumping castles… Continue reading

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[18 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
Faith Formation Conference 23-28 August – Being Church in 21st Century Digital World

An exciting opportunity in coming up in August to gather with other ministry leaders and learn from internationally renowned speakers and authors John Roberto (21st Century Faith Formation and www.reimaginefaithformation.com), Bex Lewis (Raising Children in a digital age, and Engaging faith and media), and Greg Whitby (Teacher, Writer, Catholic Education Network). 23rd-25th August… Continue reading

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[27 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Godly Play National Conference 2015

      Great news! Registrations are now open for the Godly Play National Conference 2015, to be held at Manly, NSW. We will meet from 6.30pm Friday September 25 till 4pm Sunday September 27. Join us, and our International Guest Speakers, to feast on stories, ideas, material-making and food! Andrew Sheldon Keynote Speaker is Rev. Canon Dr. Andrew Sheldon from… Continue reading

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[3 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Godly Play Core Training – Sydney 15-17 June 2015

Good News! Godly Play Australia will be running a 3-day Core Training for Godly Play Storytellers and Doorkeepers in Sydney in June! Date: 15th-16th-17th June 2015 Location: Manly Village Uniting Church Cost: $600pp If assistance with cost would help you attend this training, you can apply for UME short course scholarship for this training. See: www.ume.nsw.uca.org.au This is… Continue reading

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[3 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Kids Camp Out 2015

Looking for a fun weekend out with kids church? Bring your group along to KCO 2015: Super Impossible Promises! Location: Wedderburn Campsite, 208 Minerva Road, Wedderburn, NSW, 2560. Date: 14-15th March 2015 Details:… Continue reading

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[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Please find below some preliminary information relating to the upcoming Kids Campout scheduled for early March:   Kids Campout 2014   Where? Wedderburn Christian Conference Centre 208 Minerva Road Wedderburn  NSW  2560   When? 12 midday Saturday, 8th March until 1 p.m. Sunday, 9th March   What? Program aimed at Primary aged children… Continue reading