Category Archives: ARTIKEL & MAKALAH

Muslim and Christian visitors teach other, and a Wodonga congregation

An interfaith program at St Stephen’s Uniting Church in Wodonga is hoped to promote understanding and respect of different beliefs in both Australia and its closest neighbour.

In 2008 a group of church members visited Indonesian NGO The Percik Institute for social research, democracy and justice, and since then the two organisations have taken turns hosting guests.

Surga Kecil di Kampoeng Percik

Oleh: Maria Hartiningsih

Bulan seiris timbul-tenggelam di antara pohon-pohon sengon yang menjulang. Awan berarak di antara dedaunan. Hujan baru saja jatuh. Sisa tetesannya di rumput terlihat gemerlapan dalam keremangan.

Suasana malam di Kampoeng Percik, di Dukuh Turusan, Salatiga, itu menghalau lelah seharian. Tak ada tempat bagi keributan di pikiran, ketika seluruh labirin rasa dipenuhi keheningan. Suara daun jatuh pun terasa seperti getaran nada yang melayang di udara, dan saya ingin menangkapnya. Ting..!