Pitt Street Congregation
Uniting Church in Australia
264 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000

A progressive faith community of justice-seeking friends in the heart of Sydney.
Given at our 10:00 am service on Sundays
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Fundraising for the repair of the dormitories at the East African Mission Orphanage is well underway (see update attached). Valerie will be doing volunteer work there again in August/September this year and will oversee the spend of funds raised.

Our next (and last!) fundraising event is a High Tea 30 July, St Albans Lindfield (see
flyer attached). Lots of dainty delicious food and good company! 
Women grab a friend and come along. 
Men? Like to help Lyle with the waiting? 

Cost: $25 per person
Venue: St Albans Church Hall, 7 Tyrone St, Lindfield
(less than 1 km from the station & ample parking across the road)
RSVP: Monday 25th July to Valerie 0434 566 453 or Barb 0432 613 564
EAMO Fundraising High Tea
St Albans Church, Lindfield
02:00 pm, Saturday, 30-Jul-2016
4th Common Dreams International Conference
"Progressive Spirituality: New Directions"

16-19 September 2016 
at Somerville House, South Brisbane QLD
If you loved Common Dreams on the Road with Robin Meyers then start planning for the Conference “Progressive Spirituality: New Directions” 16-19 September 2016 at Somerville House, South Brisbane, Queensland.

Keynote presentations will be delivered by Michael Morwood (Aus), Fred Plumer (USA), Jana Norman (Aus), Saara Sabbagh (Aus), Graeme Mundine (Aus), and Diana Butler Bass. A panel of three speakers, Lorraine Parkinson (Aus), Margaret Mayman (Aus/NZ), and Pam Eisenbaum will give reflections on spirituality with this session to be structured so as to give the audience opportunities to interact with the speakers. Special GenX/Millennial session on Saturday.

Fore more information and to register go to the Common Dreams Website 
For the full program: read more
A Flourishing Society: Your Faith, Your Voice, Your Vote
Sunday, 24-Jul-2016 - Val will be preaching at our Sunday morning gathering. 
Val Webb:
Testing Tradition, Liberating Theology
Saturday, 23-Jul-2016, 02-04:00 pm
Australia’s most published progressive theologian will be joining us at Pitt Street next month.

A lecture and conversation covering themes in her latest book.
Common Dreams on the Road - at Pitt Street 20-22 May 2016
Rev. Elenie Poulos, Director of UnitingJustice has created this excellent resource to help us think about our vote at the 2016 Federal Election. It is an invitation to consider some of the important issues that the Uniting Church and its members have been engaged with through our ministry and advocacy. 

Available in hard copy from the Synod Office or Uniting Justice or to download from the UCA website at http://www.unitingjustice.org.au/