Uniting Church in Australia, National Assembly (Sydney)

Identity area

Identifier

daa/605

Authorized form of name

Uniting Church in Australia, National Assembly (Sydney)

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Religious

Contact area

 

Christine Gordon

Type

Address

Street address

16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta

Locality

Sydney

Region

New South Wales

Country name

Postal code

2150

Telephone

Fax

URL

Note

Description area

History

The Uniting Church came into being on 22 June 1977, after three denominations - the Congregational Union in Australia, the Methodist Church of Australasia, and the Presbyterian Church of Australia - joined together.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

The Assembly is the national council of the Uniting Church in Australia headed by the President of the Uniting Church, with a General Secretary as Chief Executive Officer. It has responsibility in matters of doctrine, worship, government and discipline which sets national policy and promotes the Church's mission in the world.

Records management and collecting policies

Uniting Church Assembly Archives, is the repository for records of the Uniting Church in Australia - National Assembly, its agencies and working groups and its antecedent denominations: the Congregational Union of Australia, The Methodist Church of Australasia and some parts of the Presbyterian Church of Australia.

Buildings

Holdings

The Collection includes the papers regarding Church Union, minutes of the Assemblies of the Uniting Church in Australia, the Assembly Standing Committee, the agencies including UnitingWorld, UnitingCare, Frontier Services, records of missionary activities (including antecedent mission organisations), church publications and photos.

Finding aids, guides and publications

A Central catalogue and indexes to the collection are available.

Access area

Opening times

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created 17 May 2020

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Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Local Studies (Thematic area)
  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Social Organisations and Activities (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta
Sydney, New South Wales 2150