UNITING CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA – TASMANIA
Welcome to the website of the Presbytery of Tasmania, Uniting Church in Australia.
We acknowledge the First Peoples of this land and pay our respect to their elders, past, present and emerging.
After nearly twenty years working in the Tasmanian office of the Uniting Church, Sue Walker plans to retire in July this year. The February Presbytery gathering in Hobart recognised the long and significant contribution of Sue with a minute of appreciation and warm...
The Tasmanian Government has announced places of worship can reopen for small religious gatherings and ceremonies for a limited number of attendees (plus those necessary to provide the ceremony), once COVID-19 Safety Plans are in place including thorough cleaning, use of hand sanitiser and maintaining physical distancing (1.5 metres and 4 square metres per person). Perhaps you can gather, but should you?
This year we have been unable to gather and share in a common learning opportunity face to face in Refresh (planned for May 2020). An alternative learning opportunity is to engage in a series of video inputs around the gospel of Matthew that Uniting Church minister and biblical scholar Bill Loader has generously pulled together and shared with the wider church.
Leaders of the Uniting Church in Tasmania host a weekly ‘open meeting’ for local church leaders of congregations and faith communities around Tasmania. The purpose is to share the latest updates on COVID-19 from Presbytery & Synod, to identify key challenges and...