“May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, our strength and our redeemer.” How do we speak truthfully of God? How do we respond to the invitation to listen for the truth of God with hearts as open for that truth as we [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession God of all creation when we look up into the endless blue of a clear spring morning and gaze at the fathomless stars in the deep night sky we are reminded of your glory and your boundless love. Christ our redeemer when we look around we see you reflected [...]
Prayer Points Ministry Team Culture of Safety program Moderator Stewart Lodge & residents Worship Committee Finance Committee YUCY & YUCY-OG Compassion Ministry D&E programs – Griefs Observed Synod of VicTas Creatures of the sea Presbytery Prayer Points Strathmore Rev Juliette Tautala’aso Sunbury Rev Stan Clarke BUC News Everyone is welcome to the next [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession O Yahweh, ancient name and faithful Mother Our God of bushes that burn and storms that still Emmanuel, our Lily of the Valley God, from whom we cannot be separated From whom neither powers, nor nations, nor height nor depth can divide From you nothing is hidden, or need [...]
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 [...]