What is the Uniting Church made of?
The Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) was formed on June 22, 1977, as a union of three churches: the Congregational Union of Australia, the Methodist Church of Australasia and the Presbyterian Church of Australia.
What are the key beliefs of the Uniting Church?
A uniquely Australian church, the Uniting Church is a fellowship of reconciliation, living God’s love and acting for the common good to build a just and compassionate community.
What denomination is the Uniting Church?
In 2007 the Uniting Church turns 30. Our third largest Christian denomination (after Catholic and Anglican churches) is a uniquely Australian institution formed in a spirit of ecumenical unity and strong social justice ideals. It combined the Methodist and most of the Presbyterian and Congregationalist churches.
Is the Uniting Church Protestant?
It’s been 40 years since the Congregationalist, Methodist and Presbyterian churches merged to form the Uniting Church in Australia. Describing itself as a movement – not a denomination – it has transformed into a uniquely Australian expression of Protestant Christianity.
What do the Uniting Church believe about baptism?
Someone who has been baptised within the Uniting Church will have their baptism recognised as valid and sufficient within most other Christian churches throughout the world. God’s love for us is freely given in Jesus Christ. It is not dependant on how “good” we may be, nor on what skills and abilities we may have.
Does the United Church of God believe in the Trinity?
UCG does not believe in the Trinity. It believes that this was also a wrong idea that was later mixed into the teaching of the Bible. Instead, it believes that the Bible teaches that the Holy Spirit is the spirit/power of God and of Christ Jesus and is not a separate person.
What are the goals of the National Council of Churches in Australia?
The NCCA brings together churches and Christian communities which confess the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour according to the Scriptures and commit themselves to deepen their relationship with each other in order to express more visibly the unity willed by Christ for his Church, and to work together towards the …