Monthly Archives: August 2017

Olive Press for 3rd September

Prayer Points Ministry Team Church Council Carlynne – MoW candidate Olive Way program Pastoral Care Committee Justice & Mission Committee Sunday Morning Program Roster participants Non-Violent Direct Action FUNdraising Committee Presbytery of Port Philip West Creatures of the land Presbytery Prayer Points Glenroy Pascoe Vale (Kent Rd) Pascoe Vale South Rev Rina Lyndon Ng [...]

By | 2017-08-31T10:08:53+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The River of Life

Exodus 1-2 - a reflection on the way God's salvation flows into our world The birth of Moses and his infant deliverance is like a Christmas story for the people of Israel - it is the birth of salvation, the birth of freedom and healing and life and love. As at Christmas, the story [...]

By | 2017-08-30T04:26:16+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

Peace felt

Creating a Peace Felt A group of ten gathered to create a peace felt for International Day of Peace for the twenty first of September. Our peace felt will be exchanged with our peace felt partner somewhere in the world. What a beautiful symbol of unity in the commitment to living more peacefully in [...]

By | 2017-09-09T08:50:59+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Creating ..., Our Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Memories of Joan

In Loving Memory of Rev. Joan Gilchrist 8/9/1932-21/8/2017 Eulogy, offered by Glenice Cook Joan was a loved member of this congregation during the years of her retirement, first at South West Brunswick and then at Sydney Road. From the moment Joan joined our community she was anxious to fully participate in the life of [...]

By | 2017-09-09T09:02:20+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, People|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Olive Press for 27th August

Prayer Points Ministry Team BIUC Congregation Fiona – MoD candidate UnitingCare ReGen D&E Committee Presbytery Representative Student House Program Community Ministry Love Makes a Way Food Co-op CTM Our planet & all she holds Presbytery Prayers Northcote Chalice Community of Faith Rev Deacon Peter Batten BUC News We will be continuing a [...]

By | 2017-08-24T10:56:56+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Saying Yes

YES is what happens when we listen to the other and let them influence us. Matthew 15:10-28 is an ugly gospel passage - this reflection focusses in on that ugliness to find a beautiful Yes hidden in its No.

By | 2017-11-03T04:03:54+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: LGBTQ+, Sermon|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-08-20T03:45:55+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments