As I mentioned the other day, the data from the 2011 Australian Census has begun to be released. Again, below are the figures for religious affiliation for our local area: postcodes 5290 and 5291. At first glance we might be tempted to respond ‘Yay Presbyterians! We’re still number four!’ Even though we know those figures …

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Although more theologically akin to the Uniting Church, the Presbyterian Church (USA) shares a similar governmental structure to the Presbyterian Church of Australia. Steve Salyards provides his usual thorough and insightful examination of the nominees and election of the Moderator (and deputy Moderator) of this year’s General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) here. Of …

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