The Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) was formed on 22 June 1977 when many congregations of the Methodist Church of Australasia, the Presbyterian Church of Australia and the Congregational Union of Australia came together under the Basis of Union.
The third largest Christian denomination in Australia (the Roman Catholic and the Anglican churches are larger) the Uniting Church has around 243,000 members in 2,500 congregations.
According to the Australian Census in 2006 there are 1,135,427 people identifying some sort of association with the Uniting Church. The National Church Life Survey (NCLS) research indicates that approximately 10% of these people attend a church worship gathering frequently.
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... The Uniting Church in Australia (UCA for initials) is a uniquely Australian church, similar to other United and uniting churches, who maintain a cultural identity within their own country ... The Uniting Church in Australia is the third largest church denomination (after Catholic and Anglican) ...
... In Australia the Uniting Church in Australia allows blessing of same-sex unions. ...
... The Uniting Church in Australia allows for the membership and ordination of gay and lesbian people ...
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