Waranga Uniting Churches

The rituals of hope

By on September 9, 2018

It’s that lovely time of year when, for a few hours at least, it is neither too hot or too cold and, if you can find a sunny spot out of the wind, there is nothing better than to sit

Liv the gud leaf

By on August 27, 2018

In 2007, the Solomon Islands was in the early stages of recovery from “the Tensions”. This was a delightfully understated term for years of violent civil unrest, the almost total breakdown of government; rival militias fighting each other; public servants,

New Worship Resources – Full Services prepared by Rev Gereldine Leonard

By on August 14, 2018

We are excited to add a new resource for those preparing and leading services. Thanks to the support of Rev Gereldine Leonard we now have full Orders of Services including sermons available for download. Gereldine is a retired Uniting Church Minister

Crime and punishment

By on August 10, 2018

The capacity of young men for violent outbursts has again featured prominently recently in both the national and local media. On the national level, West Coast Eagles star Andrew Gaff’s king hit on Andrew Brayshaw (Fremantle Docker) on the football

Bread of Life

By on August 6, 2018

  Affirmation I believe that bread comes from grain that grows in the wind and the rain with the farmers’ help far from the eyes of city folk. I believe that bread comes from love the love of [God] the

Straight and true

By on August 1, 2018

STRAIGHT AND TRUE One cold and windy day last week we built a couple of hundred metres of new rural fencing. I’ve become something of a expert in judging things by eye. I been asked to sight along the line

Sown in hope.

By on July 17, 2018

It was a dry autumn and while the rainfall in June was nearer to the seasonal average, most farmers would like to have seen some more good rain.  Across the State rainfall was 39.2% below the autumn average; it was

Love like a breaching whale

By on July 6, 2018

I’ve had a few days away on the north coast of NSW near Tweed Heads and have spent some time whale spotting. Australia’s east coast is a migration path for humpback whales as they make their way from Antarctica to the

Different Strokes for Different Folks

By on June 16, 2018

Four farmers called in to our cellar door the other day. Well more like two farmers and their wives, if that is not too sexist. I’m sure the wives worked on the farm too, but I didn’t get the feeling

A Road Less Travelled

By on June 3, 2018

Every now and again my curiosity gets the better of me. Where does that side road go to?  There are a lot of roads in the district that I’ve never travelled down, but I tend to be always running to