Engadine Uniting Church

Welcome to our blog which features contributions from members of our congregation. This is a place to read about and respond to ideas relating to current affairs, politics, theology, bible and church.

Visiting Aged Care facilities during COVID lockdown

The Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Facilities During COVID-19 https://www.cota.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/INDUSTRY-CODE-FOR-VISITING-RESIDENTIAL-AGED-CARE-HOMES-DURING-COVID_Code-Review-v5-6-August-2021-FINAL.pdf  was written by all segments of the aged care sector, including groups representing older people and families, to provide a firm framework about how residents of aged care centres can maintain critical relationships with their families. The latest version was updated on 6Continue reading “Visiting Aged Care facilities during COVID lockdown”

“Red Alert: The IPCC report and Faith in action”

How did you react to the unfolding reports about the worsening climate crisis this week? How are you reacting, and, more importantly, how are you coping? Some comments from my friends included:  “I don’t feel strong enough for this tonight” “I’m too old for this; it doesn’t seem like there’s any hope.” “It doesn’t applyContinue reading ““Red Alert: The IPCC report and Faith in action””

NAIDOC WEEK: Read, Watch, Petition, Pray, Give

What is NAIDIOC Week? NAIDOC Week Is an Australian observance running from 4 July until 11 July every year. The acronym “NAIDOC” is derived from the original organising group, the “National Aborigines and Islander Day Observance Committee” which was an expansion in the 1990s of the original NADOC, a body with wholly indigenous representation sinceContinue reading “NAIDOC WEEK: Read, Watch, Petition, Pray, Give”

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