Statement in relation to reporting in The Australian

Statement in relation to reporting in The Australian

Today, the Australian newspaper reported a story which contained false information. Please read the UCA Assembly’s response and talk to Rev Claire if you are unclear about anything contained.

The Uniting Church in Australia Assembly (National body) have released a statement following:

The Australian newspaper has published an article today on the Uniting Church’s decision on same-gender marriage.  Regrettably, the story includes a number of allegations in relation to a congregation in Queensland which are untrue.
At the 15th Assembly in July 2018, the Uniting Church in Australia resolved to recognise two statements of belief on marriage, in order to honour the different, faithfully held perspectives on marriage among its members….

Read the full Uniting Church Statement here