Olive Press for 20th August

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 Interim Worker role.  Caitlin will begin immediately and will be acting in a 10 hour per week caretaker role until a permanent worker is appointed. She will help to co-ordinate the Sunday Morning Program and facilitate playgroups. To contact Caitlin please email: caitmullen93@gmail.com

Join the JAM committee for a special screening of the film Bag It at the church after Food Co-op on Saturday 19th August. BYO plastic free lunch to share and enjoy the film and conversation after the screening.

Stay on after worship on Sunday 20th August for the first in the series of 3 Open Studio Workshops from 10:45-11:30. Contact Ann Soo, 0422 842 244 or Simone Alesich, 0403 782 404

Join the enthusiastic BUC cyclists on a delightful bike ride after worship, again on Sunday 20th August, from 11:30am to approximately 2pm. Contact Ray Cameron, 0407 883 654 for more information.

After worship on Sunday 27th August everyone is invited to a Congregation lunch of warm nourishing soups, rolls and fruit platters hosted by the Pastoral Care Community Team. Tess, Rachel and Kristin will accept all offers of help on the day with set up, serving and pack up. Please let Tess know if you can help out by making a pot of soup, 0406 597 620. You are also invited to join in the Felting for Peace Workshop  during which we will make a wet felted piece as a reflection and recognition of International Day of Peace.

More BUC News

World Week for Peace will be held from 17th-24th September. We are fortunate to have Rev. Joan Fisher, a participant in the EAPPI program, as our preacher on 17th September and also to speak at a special afternoon tea on Saturday 16th September, 2-4pm hosted by the Pastoral Care Community Team, at 26 Frederick St. Details here.

The most fun you can have sitting down – Glitter Balls & Big Hair, Alistair’s Musical Bingo, on Saturday 16th September, from 7pm. This is a FUNdraising event for the 2018 Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network Speaking tour for which our congregation is a Foundation Sponsor. SAVE THE DATE!!!

Community News

You are invited to an information evening for Community Coalition Victoria, a new organization that builds movements for a fairer society, on Wednesday 30th August. More details: Event information, CCV information.

Anthony Hinds, member of our congregation, will be one of the speakers at the Melbourne Inspiration Day being held on Sunday 10th September, 2:00-5:30pm.

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