A few weeks ago Ian was contacted by an organizer of a Rainbow Family Day that was going to be held in Preston for families in Darebin and the surrounding areas on Sunday 17th September. As Ian was going to be away he asked if I would be happy to take on the organizational [...]
In mid-August two members of our congregation attended a Victorian Government-led forum on LGBTI Inclusion in Faith Communities. It was a very productive conversation from several faith perspectives on how best to live our faith as whole communities, including our gender and sexuality diverse folk. Please read the forum's official Statement of Support for [...]
We welcomed Rev. Dr. Sunny Chen as our preacher on 1st October. Sunny explored Paul's writings about Christ's humility in Philippians 2: 1-13. A recording of this sermon is available on request to members of the congregation.
I once held a school chaplaincy position where I nearly got sacked in my first week on the job. I was employed by the Council for Christian Education in Schools (now known as ACCESS Ministries). In the lead up to my appointment there was some disquiet. Read more ... By Julie Perrin, Melbourne writer, oral [...]
A few days ago we received this email from Ellen. Thank you Ellen for sharing your response and allowing us to share it with others. Hi there, I hope this finds you well. I just wanted to write in to say 'thanks'... (sorry for the length!). Travelling home on the tram today (13/9), the [...]