LGBTQ+

LGBTI Inclusion in Faith Communities

In mid-August two members of our congregation attended a Victorian Government-led forum on LGBTI Inclusion in Faith Communities. It was a very productive conversation from several faith perspectives on how best to live our faith as whole communities, including our gender and sexuality diverse folk. Please read the forum's official Statement of Support for [...]

By | 2017-10-04T10:34:00+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, LGBTQ+, Our Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Finding grace amid difference of marriage equality opinion

I once held a school chaplaincy position where I nearly got sacked in my first week on the job. I was employed by the Council for Christian Education in Schools (now known as ACCESS Ministries). In the lead up to my appointment there was some disquiet. Read more ... By Julie Perrin, Melbourne writer, oral [...]

By | 2017-10-04T20:28:38+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, LGBTQ+, Our Stories|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