Olive Press for 22/10

Olive Press for 22/10

Prayers 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 Prayer Points

Surf Coast (Airey’s Inlet, Anglesea, Bellbrae and Torquay
The Church Council and the Linked Church Council

BUC News

What does creativity mean to you?
Join us and explore your creativity in this arts exhibition at Brunswick Uniting Church.  Explore visual arts and performance and have the opportunity to respond in your own way.
27 October to 5 November at 212 Sydney Rd Brunswick

The November Olive Branch will be published on Sunday 29th November. Please email your stories, reports, news, notices, photos, reflections by Monday 24th November.

Sing & Write for Refugees:  public action hosted by “Love Makes a Way” (including members of BUC) in Brunswick next Wednesday 25th October, 5:30-7:00pm. We’ll be singing songs and inviting people to write notes of support for the men on Manus facing forced removal without any good place to go. Contact Abi, Shawn, Faye or Jamie – or watch the BUC website – for further details.

Need a single bed? Shawn and Natalie have a wood (pine) single bed in good condition, free to a good home. Mattress is fine for kids; recommend a new one for adults. Call Shawn 0418 613 898.

You are invited to attend participate in the fun of Notoriously Nourishing November Dinners to be held over the weekend of 10th, 11th & 12th November. Friday & Saturday will be dinner events, and Sunday will be a more family friendly luncheon.  Details here.

Our second Welcoming Ceremony for this year will be offered during worship on Sunday 12th November.  This is a an opportunity people who are new to the congregation an invitation to share their story and publicly express their desire to be part of this community and say that it is their spiritual home for now.  Details here.

Wider Church News

Join the conversation – Theology & Climate Change – at Church of All Nations on Friday 20th October. Details here.

The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) presents a panel discussion on Voluntary Assisted Dying, Sunday 29th October. Details here.

Come along to the Church of All Nations on Monday 30th October for an evening concert of Mozart and Brahms with Ensemble Sacamano, supporting the Family Learning Project. Details here.

St. Albans UC is hosting ‘A Free Event for all Women with inspirational speaker Rev Eseta Wagabaca-Meneily on 28th October. Details here.

Hoppers Crossing UC is hosting a Mission Pioneer Gathering on 1st November with speakers Phil Smith, Simon & Kaylene Reeves. Details here

Register for a wonderful weekend away ‘Singing up Peace’ with Fay White, Jane Thompson and James Rigby, 27th-29th October. Details here.

Participate in a Celtic Pilgrimage as part of the Beechworth Celtic Festival, Friday 10th – 12th November. Details here.

St. Kilda UC is hosting a visit with Robin Mann, contemporary song writer, on 25th & 26th November. Details here.

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