Serving humanity is at our heart.
As part of the Uniting Church responding to God’s Mission, the relationships we have with congregations are vital.
Uniting Church congregations deliver over 1000 community services across Victoria and Tasmania.
Over 100 of these congregations partner with Uniting for their community service work.
Just a few examples are
Uniting has a Covenant with the Wesley Church in Melbourne’s CBD, which recognises the genuine desire of both partners to have a close and meaningful relationship.
The Covenant and the overall relationship between Uniting and the Uniting Church are celebrated every year at a service heald at the Wesley Church on the Sunday between 22 June, the anniversary of the creation of the Uniting Church in 1977 and 1 July, the anniversary of the creation of Uniting Vic.Tas in 2017.
Each year congregations across Victoria and Tasmania host Pancake Day events to raise vital funds to support people in our communities experiencing crisis, vulnerability and disadvantage.
This year we're adding an extra dimension to Pancake Day fundraising activities and inviting congregations to join us in the Coffee Cup Challenge.
2021 Share Grants Program
Since 1980, the Share Grants Program has been providing financial assistance that enhances the quality and scope of UnitingCare and Uniting Church services to the community in Victoria and Tasmania.
With Share activities now managed by Uniting, this year’s Share Grants are for parish missions, congregations and others who would have historically applied.
The funding priorities remain to be for projects that meet at least one of the following purposes:
Applications close Friday 6 August 2021
Congregation Connect highlights the work of congregations across Victoria and Tasmania.
A printed copy is included as part of our Share Appeals and newsletters.
Current and past editions are available on this page.
If you would like older editions of Congregation Connect that are not listed here, please contact us at [email protected]