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Publications

Gambling Community Benefit Fund—a discussion guide for congregations

This one-page discussion guide Gambling Community Benefit Fund—a discussion guide for congregations is designed to be used in conjunction with reading the Journey article “Deal or no deal?” (October 2014).

End of life

Emotional, spiritual and ethical end-of-life issues: An information booklet for clergy, health professionals and those facing end-of-life issues. This booklet incorporates the findings of a research project conducted by the Uniting Church Queensland Synod Bioethics Committee. The purpose of this study was to understand more fully the experiences of hospital end-of-life care from the perspective of patients, family and caregivers. The findings highlight important issues in the delivery of care and support, and provide insight into the deeply personal experiences of those facing death or the loss of a loved one.

Assisted Reproduction Technology

In-vitro Fertilisation Eligibility criteria—A Discussion Paper. This paper explores the issue of eligibility criteria for in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment in Uniting Church hospitals.

Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis—A Discussion Paper. This paper explores the issue of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD).

Gamete Donation—A Discussion Paper. This paper explores the issue of gamete donation.

Euthanasia

A Christian response to euthanasia. This paper explores a Christian response to euthanasia and contains the relevant minutes of the 19th Synod in 1996.

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