Congratulations to the incoming members of the 14th Assembly Standing Committee whose election was announced this afternoon.
Rev. Terence Corkin, the retiring Assembly General Secretary has been recognised for his steady hand and unwavering commitment to guiding the Uniting Church through a time of significant change.
Past President Rev. Alistair Macrae said Rev. Corkin – who will step down at the end of the year after 15 years in the post – had “gone the distance.” He not only dealt with contentious issues such as sexuality, leadership and the Frontier Services crisis, but remained mindful of the health and faithfulness of the Church. Continue Reading
Thank you for your kind and generous words.
As I have thought about standing at this place and time my mind has raced across all the things that I could and might want to say. You will be grateful to know that I am not going to say them all.