Category Archives: Partnerships

Australian Collaborators in Feminist Theologies: Inaugural Gathering

You are invited Join in a network of engagement on feminist concerns that will facilitate collaborative work on questions within and beyond theology. Attend the launch of this new network. Rev Dr Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary, New York, will be the guest … Continue reading

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Supporting Refugees at home and away

From the Welcome to Australia website: We believe Australians are a welcoming, generous and compassionate people. On Saturday, October 31 you’re invited to #SayWelcome in cities and towns across the nation. We believe an Australia where prejudice is unpopular and … Continue reading

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This Sunday

A service to mark the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel When: 10.00am, Sunday 20 September Where: Sophia’s Spring, an ecofeminist community of the Uniting Church in Australia CERES Learning Centre (enter via Lee Street), Brunswick East . Guest … Continue reading

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Request to sign petition re Syrian Refugees

The team from Campaign for Australian Aid  are urgently seeking support for a petition to ask the Prime Minister to be generous in offering Syrian refugees safe haven here, in Australia.  Below is the email they have forwarded to their … Continue reading

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Season of Creation

For a number of years now, Sophia’s Spring has participated in the Season of Creation during the month of September.  Below Norm Habel tells how it came to be that many churches the whole world over set aside September to … Continue reading

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Protest treatment of Refugees

One year of Operation Sovereign Borders is one year too long. Join the protest to STOP THE WAR ON REFUGEES 2pm October 11 (tomorrow) State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne Speakers include: Ged Kearney – president Australian Council … Continue reading

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September 21 – Be Heard!

MELBOURNE  When: 11am, Sunday 21st September 2014 Where: Meet at State Library, march to Treasury Gardens RSVP: http://act.350.org/event/peoples_climate/7675

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Act for Peace Ration Challenge

The Burmese people have lived through decades of conflict. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homeland for neighbouring Thailand and now live in refugee camps along the Thailand–Burma border. Some have been living in the camps for decades. We can … Continue reading

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City church bells to ring out for walkers on Palm Sunday

Across Australia in cities and regional towns Palm Sunday is being observed by Faith communities, Academics, School students and ordinary Australians who are deeply disturbed by the current treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. In Melbourne  bells from St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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5 things I learnt last Sunday

Earlier in the year John visited refugee camps in Tamil Nadu as a part of his work with Act for Peace and last Sunday we were fortunate to hear from John about this.  I found the content of John’s reflection … Continue reading

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