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Celebrating 10 years of Olive Way

Olive Way Reflection On a draft program for tonight I noticed this segment being described as a speech. But I would rather it be titled a reflection. A reflection about how an active Church taking a risk in God's name can have an impact both on a community, in this case Brunswick and surrounding [...]

By | 2017-09-09T09:01:51+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Events, Our Stories|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

Uniting in Song

Uniting in Song (on Sunday 25th June) was a wonderful way to celebrate the UCA 40th Anniversary, bringing together the Brunswick and Wesley congregations with our quite different liturgical and musical expressions into one seamless event.   We enjoyed singing a wonderfully diverse selection of 25 songs to the glory of God and very [...]

World Wide Knit in Public Day

World Wide Knit in Public held in the Olive Way was simply amazing. Something like 50 people came to knit squares for Knit One Give One and Wrap with Love. The atmosphere was wonderful. We were sustained by Devonshire Tea throughout the event and 7 different soups for lunch. Thank you to everyone who [...]

By | 2017-09-09T09:00:59+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Creating ..., Our Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Leaders’ retreat

The Leaders’ Retreat, held in February, brought together the Church Council, the full Ministry Team, and more than a dozen other leaders from BUC. The report gives a snapshot or “flavour” of some of our sessions, and detailed notes from others - including 8 small-group workshops on specific topics that had been nominated by [...]

By | 2017-09-09T09:04:08+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Events, Our Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments