Bicycles: one of three things Alison Clark notes about South Sydney Uniting Church in the latest print edition of Insights. The other two were: interesting assortment of pets (animals welcome) and “interesting assortment of people – diverse and colourful.”
In the online edition, the Moderator, who visited last year, noted:
So where have I experienced these shoots of hope in our church?
These are some:
- South Sydney Congregation is certainly an example of a congregation responding to the call to be inclusive — small but growing with a strong sense of community and connection to the community around — authentic and vibrant.
- Peteli stepping out in faith, growing a congregation with strong Tongan foundations but doing something new in the Australian context.
- Auburn Uniting Church through adversity (the burning down of their hall at time of the Cronulla riots) strengthening multicultural and interfaith relationships in a hugely diverse community….