Monthly Archives: February 2019

Olive Press 3/3

Prayer Points Ministry Team Church Council Carlynne – preparing for Ordination Olive Way program Pastoral Care Committee Justice & Mission Committee Sunday Morning Program Roster participants Non-Violent Direct Action FUNdraising Committee Presbytery of Port Philip West Creatures of the land BUC News March Olive Branch [...]

By |2019-03-05T21:00:10+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Lenten Activities 2019

Lent is a 6 week period of prayerful reflection and preparation for the celebration of Easter.  Personal Reflection You are invited to follow a reflection guide prepared by the Centre for Theology and Ministry. It contains daily thoughts, prayers and reflections, and a weekly “household activity”. Printed copies will be available on Sunday mornings, [...]

By |2019-02-28T08:25:43+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to love your enemies.

A reflection on the Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do to you." Luke 6:27-38 I refer to this episode of Background Briefing (in particular the last 5 minutes), and this ABC news article.

By |2019-02-26T00:23:26+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments

Olive Press 17/2

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 BUC News Congregational Meeting At the meeting held after worship on Sunday 10th February the Joint Nominating Committee presented [...]

By |2019-02-14T09:51:16+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Into the Abyss

Jesus said, "Put out into the deep water and let down your net for a catch." According to Jesus, the deep, the abyss, is not a place to escape from through faith. It is a place in which God meets us. Are you willing to go there? A reflection on Luke 5:1-11 [...]

By |2019-02-12T03:25:28+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|0 Comments