Monthly Archives: August 2017

Sunday Prayers 20/8

Prayers of Adoration & Confession God of mystery and wonder in times beyond our imagining you created a house, this earth, where love can dwell clothing her with abundant beauty and amazing complexity. Forgive us when we participate in the destruction of our incredible home by simply doing nothing. Forgive us when we fail [...]

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Olive Press for 20th August

Prayer Points Ministry Team Ecumenical Neighbours Assembly President ASWC CY&YA Committee Property Committee Mulling Hospitality Ministry Sanctuary Movement Indigenous Hospitality House UCA Assembly Creatures of the air Presbytery Prayers Newtown Noble St. & St. David's Rev. Tevita Holonai Rev. Dr. Keith Yelverton BUC News Caitlin Mullen has been appointed to the CY&YA [...]

By | 2017-08-20T03:49:42+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dance & Spirituality

Two guiding passions have shaped my life, dance and faith. These two passions have also shaped one another – my faith shapes the way I dance and my dance shapes the way I understand and live out my faith. Since ceasing to work as a professional dancer, I have kept up one particular form [...]

Sunday Prayers 13/8

Prayers of Adoration & Confession Eternal healer, the one who walks with us, the divine who created every one of us in your own image, whose compassion and wisdom is present in all of creation, help us to know your witness in ourselves. When there is pain in us and in the world, oh [...]

By | 2017-08-13T09:02:36+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Olive Press for 13 August 2017

Prayer Points Ministry Team Culture of Safety program Moderator Stewart Lodge & residents Worship Committee Finance Committee YUCY & YUCY-OG Compassion Ministry D&E programs Synod of VicTas Creatures of the sea     BUC News The worship committee will be hosting the first Pageant Planning meeting for this year’s pageant after worship [...]

By | 2017-08-10T05:01:49+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Jacob and Jesus

Listen as Jacob and Jesus both withdraw to deserted places by themselves. A script based on Genesis 32:22-31 - Jacob wrestles with God - and Matthew 14:13-21 - Jesus feeds a hungry crowd. We invite Jesus and Jacob out of their stories, and ask them where are they at in their lives, what are the [...]

By | 2017-08-08T07:02:46+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 6’8

Prayers of Adoration & Confession Breathe…listen deep… Beloved Divine, our beginning and our end, you speak creation into being with a breath of love. Help us to listen and to hear you. And when we close our ears and our hearts to your creative word: have mercy on us. Breathe…listen deep… Jesus Christ, Word [...]

Sunday Prayers 30’7

Celebrating Holy Communion during our reflective service Prayers of Adoration & Confession God of creation, We look with wonder upon the world around us: the seeds, the plants, the shrubs, the bush and the lofty trees with branches that tower over us. Jesus the story teller, You paint a picture [...]

By | 2017-08-16T05:32:10+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Divided Loyalties?

A reflection on dual citizenship from the parables of the kingdom in Matthew 13. The potentially divided loyalties of religious people is a key cultural question in our society at the moment. As Christians should our national allegiance be subject to our higher loyalty to the divine commonwealth? What are the implications of this [...]

By | 2017-08-01T00:16:52+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: |0 Comments