Olive Press for 1/10

Olive Press for 1/10

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

Sedon
Williamstown (St. Stephens)
Church Council & Congregation

BUC News

Anika Jensen will be speaking at the Journeys of Faith:  Faith Stories Youth Forum presented by Moonee Valley Interfaith Network on Sunday 1st October. Details here.

The Japanese Maples at BUC are looking for a new home. They are not thriving in the walk way between the Olive Way and Hall. Please contact Ray Cameron, 0407 883 654, if you are interested.

Join the Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre for Grand Final Day, 30th September, at Siteworks, 33 Saxon St. Brunswick, noon – 5pm. All welcome. Details here.

Everyone is welcome to the next BUC Arts Craft Meetup on Saturday 7th October, 10am-2pm in the Olive Way. We’ll be making Red Poppies for 2018 and Kangaroo Joey pouches. Contact Linda lindawannan@gmail.com or details here.

Morning Tea after worship on 8th October will be offered ‘Cafe Style’ making use of the Olive Way tables & chairs. We’d love to hear from anyone who can come to worship a little early to help us set up. The BUC Arts group will invite us to contribute to the ‘What is Creativity?’ Exhibition by building a Community Wall of Creativity. Be ready to have some fun together. Colin Hunter will lead the way.

Discipleship & Education presents part 2 of the Spiritual Survival Guide Series 3 – Griefs Observed with Meg Moorhouse on Thursday 12th October. A follow up session with Ann Soo & Jenne Perlstein will be held on Thursdays 19th October.

Get ready for Ride or Walk to Worship on Sunday 15th October. After worship bikes & other non-motorized forms of transport will be blessed. Cyclists are invited to join the BUC Cycle Group for a pleasant ride to Temple Park, Gray St. Brunswick. Everyone else is invited to join them there for a Spring Picnic. Save the date, BYO picnic and join in the fun. Details here.

BUC News

Ian and Beth will be travelling overseas for 5 weeks from 4th September on a mutual Long Service Leave break. In Ian’s absence we will welcome a series of guest preachers. Pastoral Care minister Trish Graham will work with the Pastoral Care Compassion Team to meet any specific needs.

Wider Church News

North Essendon UC will be showing ‘Lady in the Van’ for their movie night on Friday 6th October. RSVP to Carol, 9307 5107. Details here.

Sunshine UC is seeking to fill a new position for a Youth Centre Co-ordinator. Details here.

Community News

Stop Adani Events – 7th October

Moreland Says Yes to Marriage Equality is organizing a community gathering on Friday 29th September in support of the “yes” vote. They are hoping to create a human sign that says yes. Details here.

Nailed it? – You are invited to a church service to celebrate 500 years of the Protestant Reformation. Written & directed by Sharmini Kumar, 30th September or 1st October, 2pm at BUC. Free entry for BUC members, just indicate who you are at the door. Further details here

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