At St. Ives Uniting Church we value seniors in many ways, both formal and informal.
Respect for Seniors (Elder Abuse Awareness) with the associated annual Wear Purple Day campaign and worship resources.
Wear Purple Day for 2016 was be held on Sunday June 12th at 9.30am. This year's eminent elder was Robyn Gaspari, Chairman Lifeline Centres NSW, Zonta Past District Governor. Robyn was interviewed by Rev. Geoff Dornan. Service 9.30 am - 10.30 am. Annual Elder's Interview 11.00 am - 11.45 am. Click here for Wear Purple Day 2016 flyer.
For further information please click on the following link.Respect for Seniors.org Website
Wear Purple Day 2015 was celebrated on Sunday June 14 at 9.30am. Our preacher was the Moderator of the Uniting Church for New South Wales and ACT - Rev. Myung Hwa Park. Our eminent elder guest interviewee was Everald Compton AM from Queensland - founder of National Seniors.
Box Knox, Director of Respect for Seniors Program was presented with the NSW Seniors Week Local Achievement Award for 2014. Click on the following link for the Media Release from the Member for Davidson Jonathan O'Dea. Media Release