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Have your say on same sex marriage laws

As you may be aware, there are currently three bills before the Federal Parliament seeking to amend the Marriage Act 1961 by repealing the definition of marriage and substituting the words ‘a man and a woman’ with the words ‘two people’.  There are various definitions being proposed in the three bills, but it will essentially … Continue reading

History of the NSW Council of Churches

The NSW Council of Churches is the oldest body of its kind in Australia. It is the lineal descendant of the first such council in this state formed in 1889. In 1892, an Evangelical Council was set up and functioned for 29 years until 1921. Parallel with it, a Council for Civil and Moral Advancement operated … Continue reading

Purpose of the NSW Council of Churches

The NSW Council of Churches comprises representatives of seven evangelical Christian denominations. For more than 80 years we have proclaimed the good news of Jesus Christ and advanced a Christian perspective on public issues. The Council’s main objectives are to: (a) promote unity and united action among evangelical churches in NSW; (b) encourage fellowship and discussion between member churches; (c) … Continue reading