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Worship Resources and Publications

Brief biographies of famous Christian men and women.

The calendar may provide helpful resources for worship services, for preaching, for congregations that hold services during the week, or in Bible study, fellowship, or house groups. It may stimulate ideas for Christian education programs, for the work of the Sunday school, or for an address to young people during the Service of the Lord’s Day. 

MSWord download


An Affirmation  of Faith - Calendar of Other Commemorations  download
Eucharistic Prayer of Thanksgiving - A Calendar of Other Commemorations  download

Day of Mourning CoverObservance Sunday 19th January 2020

On the Sunday before Australia Day, Uniting Church congregations across the country hold worship services to reflect upon and lament the effect of, the invasion and colonisation of this nation upon her First Peoples.

The observance of a “Day of Mourning” was endorsed by the 15th Assembly at the request of members of the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC).

UCA Baptism Service - Korean translation  download
UCA Baptism Service - Fijian  translation  download    introduction
UCA Baptism Service - Fijiian [Hindi] translation  download
UCA Baptism Service - Tamil translation   download
UCA Baptism Service - Filipino translation   download     notes

UCA Marriage Service (from UIW2) - Samoan translation    download
UCA Marriage Service (from UIW2) - Fijian translation         download

UCA Holy Communion (from UIW2) - Fijian translation  download

The following publications offer an introduction to how different cultures express their faith and community life in worship, including Tongan, Korean, Vietnamese, Samoan and Niuean.

Worshipping the Tongan Way

Worshipping the Korean Way

Worshipping the Vietnamese Way

Worshipping the Samoan Way

Worshipping the Niuean Way

Marriage Services

Uniting Church in Australia Marriage Liturgy | DOWNLOAD PDF | DOWNLOAD MSWORD

Uniting Church in Australia Additional Marriage Liturgy (2018) | DOWNLOAD PDF | DOWNLOAD MSWORD


Pastoral

A Service of Healing for those whose Marriage has ended or is ending | DOWNLOAD PDF | DOWNLOAD MSWORD

October 22 marks the first anniversary of the historic National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.

A year on from the landmark apology to survivors and their families, the Uniting Church in Australia acknowledges and laments the role of the Uniting Church in causing harm to children and renews its commitment to be a Church that is safe for all people.  

A liturgy resource that acknowledges both the experiences of exclusion and embrace for people with disabilities. The liturgy is the result of the 15th Assembly's commitment to justice and exclusion regarding people with disabilities..
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The Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) has approved temporary guidelines for Uniting Church congregations and faith communities to celebrate Holy Communion as part of online worship.

"At this moment, we cannot gather together in our usual ways, because of the restrictions designed to stop the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, and to keep vulnerable people safe," said Uniting Church President Dr Deidre Palmer in a Pastoral Letter explaining the decision.

These suggested resources can be used in a worship service or a small gathering that encourages the Church to engage in lament and to honour our commitment to be the safest Church we can be for children in our care.

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