Jesus calls the fishermen Fiona Bottcher explained how Mark set the scene for Jesus future ministry of radical love. 21/1/2018, Epiphany 3
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 [...]
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 [...]
A reflection on Matthew 25:31-46, the parable of the Sheep and the Goats. Matthew doesn't always say what we want him to say in his gospel. How do we deal with the harsh note of judgement in this passage which stands alongside its profound expression of merciful, compassionate and inclusive faith? [...]
A reflection on Judges chapter 4. Who are Deborah and Jael? What is the nature of their heroic feats? And can their violent and disturbing story speak to us of God's love now?
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 – [...]
A reflection on the meaning of the Protestant Reformation.