The Uniting Church is committed to social justice and has various social justice units and groups who listen and respond to the needs of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged.
UnitingJustice Australia is the justice unit of the National Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia, pursuing national matters of social and economic justice, human rights, peace and the environment.
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Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress
Aboriginal and Islander Christians from all over Australia have come together to form a national Congress. It’s part of the Uniting Church, but determines its own goals, priorities and policies. Congress advocates and educates to create positive cultural transformation in society.
UnitingCare Australia is an agency of the Uniting Church and one of the largest providers of community services in Australia. It works with and on behalf of the UnitingCare network to advocate for policies and programs that help people live a decent life. Contact them to receive their weekly E-News.
UnitingWorld is the international agency of the church. It connects people and church communities in Australia, the Pacific, Asia and Africa to partner in God’s mission: overcoming poverty and enabling discipleship and faith-filled action. Their goal is to see lives changed both in Australia and internationally. Subscribe to UnitingWorld e-news.
Frontier Services is a national agency of the Uniting Church. It provides care, health, family and community services, and pastoral support to people in remote Australia. Working across 85 per cent of the continent, it empowers communities and individuals to overcome the disadvantages of living in remote locations. Receive the quarterly Frontier News by post.
Justice and International Mission Unit
Based in Victoria, the Justice and International Mission (JIM) unit provides resources to engage and educate people about social justice issues. Their e-newsletter ‘Just Update’ includes information on social justice events, actions and comments. Email JIM or call 03 9251 5271 to receive it. Become a JustActivist – find your voice; have a say; act with justice in mind.
The Northern Synod of the Uniting Church supports individuals, families and communities through effective social policy, advocacy and community service provision. Read their Social Justice Statement.
Social Justice Commission, Uniting Church in Western Australia
The Social Justice Commission works for reconciliation, justice and peace and involves the Church in social and national affairs. They do this in practical ways by identifying issues, undertaking research, providing position papers, developing resources, organising seminars and advocacy work. Sign up for the weekly Justice and Mission Update.