Olive Press for 29/10

Olive Press for 29/10

Prayer Points

Ministry Team
VCE & Tertiary Students preparing for exams
‘What is Creativity?’ Exhibition & artist contributors
BUC Arts committee
Pageant Preparations
Advent & Christmas Worship preparations
Nominations for Elders

Presbytery Prayer Points

Western Heights Williamstown (Electra Street)
Rev Isabel Greenal & Ministry Team
Dr Avril Hannah-Jones

BUC News

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

The November Olive Branch will be published on Sunday 29th November.

Join the Advent &/or Pageant choirs – This is always a wonderful opportunity to sing beautiful music together. Rehearsals will be organized at a mutually agreeable time once we know who is interested and available. Contact Elaine Potter for more information, 0434 671 109.

Christian Meditation at Brunswick
There are a number of opportunities to be involved in Christian Meditation in Brunswick.  There are weekly meetings at 29 MacFarland Street Brunswick each Wednesday at 8am and 5.30pm (meetings go for 30 minutes). These will be every Wednesday until 13 December, except 29 November.
There are also a number of Sunday meditation times, meeting at the church at 8.15am: Sunday 29th October and Sunday 10th December
New meditators are welcome and teaching is provided.  For more information contact Richard on 0407 796 429

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.

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.

BUC News

Save the date!  Stewart lodge Christmas Carols and Gift presentation night
Tuesday 19th December between 6.30 and 8.00 pm at Stewart Lodge 85 Stewart Street Brunswick
You can participate by:

  • Coming along and singing carols on the night
  • Helping with the packing of the bags on Sunday 10 December at 11.30 am
  • Helping prepare and share supper before the presentation of gifts

We also invite you to make a cash donation toward the 70 gift bags (each valued at $30) which we will give to each of the residents.
Commencing on Sunday 12th November please place your money in the special retiring offering box at church after worship or give it to Richard Arnold. People can also make internet transfers to our bank account, as long as they put “Stewart” or “SLodge” in the description field. Our bank account is ANZ Brunswick branch BSB 013236 account 008687863. For further information contact Richard Arnold on 0407 796 429 or email richarn50@gmail.com

 

Wider Church News

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.

Come along to the Veteran Arts & Photographic Exhibition at Armadale UC, on 10th November. 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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