Sermon

All bodies matter

Paul writes to the church in Corinth drawing parallels between our sexual relationships and our relationship with God ... Concluding her sermon Fiona Bottcher prayed:  May our prayer today be a prayer of love for all bodies, that we see and acknowledge the divinity in all the bodies of all our brothers and sisters in [...]

By | 2018-01-16T06:34:39+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Olive Press for 31/12

BUC News Here is an opportunity to support BUC Olive Arts' participation in an annual community event - The Brunswick Studio Walk attracting over 500 visitors to studios and galleries each year. Save the 24th February 2018 between 12noon and 5pm in your new diaries! We [...]

By | 2017-12-28T07:52:19+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Olive Press for 3/12

BUC News At the Congregational Meeting on Sunday 26th November the following people were elected as Elders and members of our Church Council: James Balsille, Daniel Broadstock, Kate Scull, Claire Foley, Linda Wannan, Shawn Whelan, Gwen Arnold, Helen Rowe, Behzad Farhangi. Steph Gesling was elected as our second Presbytery Representative. LAST CALL  Out and About [...]

By | 2017-11-30T10:33:51+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Olive Press for 19/11

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 Prayer Points Pentland Hills, Baccus Marsh, Portarlington-St. Leonards Rev Ian Pearse Rev Temukisa Amituania’i-Vaeluaga BUC News for 19th [...]

By | 2017-11-16T11:26:28+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Hitchhiking and Pastoral Care

Reflections on the ministries of Hospitality, Compassion and Community Building. The Brunswick Uniting Church has a threefold vision for Pastoral Care. We believe that a pastorally sensitive community provides safe places to explore, question, and doubt, [it] provides a theology of journey rather than arrival (Pastoral Care vision document 2014 p.7). This reflection explores what this might [...]

By | 2017-11-15T04:06:20+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Olive Press for 12/11

Prayer Points Ministry Team Culture of Safety program Moderator Stewart Lodge & residents Worship Committee Finance Committee YUCY & YUCY-OG Compassion Ministry SSG - Basis of Union study Synod of VicTas Creatures of the sea Presbytery Prayer Points Presbytery Officers Chair person – Rev Bruce Watson Secretary – [...]

By | 2017-11-09T18:04:29+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments