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Interview with a Refugee – JUSTACT

It is better where refugees are not seen as simply a source of information, but rather as a partner for the change. – Pacifique Ndayisaba In late January this year, MUC received an urgent request from the Uniting Church Justice and International Mission (JIM) Unit to financially assist a Burundian refugee to travel from his home in rural Victoria to Adelaide to attend the ‘Refugee Alternatives conference’ which was run on the 19th and 20th of February. This conference…

How Best to do Mission?

I was drawn to the February article by Helen, who asked the question “What is Mission”? In the article Helen suggested that as cultures vary, so do their needs. In not understanding the culture and need we may in some cases be creating bigger problems for a community.    In 2013 Joan and I and our two girls travelled back to Zambia to the birth place of Tanya and Fiona.  It was in Kitwe a large town of 150,00 people, the site of a very large copper mine. I was working at Kalulushi Farm College,…

Manningham Connecting Communities Pop-up Kitchen Trailer

Through Emma Hanna, our Missional Community Development Worker, MUC has played a significant part in the development of the Manningham Council’s fabulous new ‘Pop-up Kitchen Trailer’. The trailer is available for use for groups and individuals within Manningham to foster community cohesion. While MUC is planning to use it at the opening of Stage 1 of our new building, scheduled for later in the year, and perhaps for other community events, we are hoping members of our congregation will also…

Worship Reflections

Prodigal Love

Rev Lucas Taylor’s Reflection ‘Prodigal Love’ 31 March 2019 Bible Reading: Luke 15: 1-3, 11b-32; 2 Corinthians 5: 16-21

Location Details

109 Wood St, Templestowe