Monthly Archives: December 2019

Christmas Eve 2019

Lighting Advent Candles with Prayers of Adoration & Confession with SONG:  Come, we pray (Shawn Whelan) Come, we pray, O God be with us    Come Emmanuel Come, we pray, O God be with us    Come Emmanuel    Come Emmanuel The first gift – Hope The prophet Isaiah speaks They shall beat their [...]

By |2019-12-31T09:15:18+11:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Jesus the Christmas Refugee

On Sunday 29th December we reflected on the part of the Christmas story told by Matthew where Jesus and his family become refugees (Matthew 2:13-23). We listened to (and watched) a number of different stories to help give us insight into the refugee experience. Follow the links below to relive them!  Will Willimon's Christmas Parable [...]

By |2019-12-31T06:07:58+11:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories|0 Comments

Olive Press 29/12

Prayer Points Ministry Team Climate Action Group Love Makes a Way Holiday makers Students preparing to move into the Student House Program All who experience mental illness and their carers Christmas Bowl projects Harvesting hope in Zimbabwe OfERR supporting SriLankan refugees to return home Finding joy in [...]

By |2019-12-26T09:28:12+11:00December 26th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: |0 Comments

Advent Choir 2019

Our Advent Choir offered two beautiful items during worship on Sunday 22nd December, Advent 4 - Love. The choir was directed by Elaine Potter and accompanied by Leigh Johnston and Alistair Hunter. You can also view videos here, with thanks to Mal Rowe.

By |2019-12-23T08:38:45+11:00December 22nd, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 4

Finding strength in love after fleeing Syria  How do we share God’s unconditional love with those who have suffered unimaginable violence?  When their city of Hama came under siege, Rima and her husband Kateb fled for Jordan with their children. As they were escaping, one of their young sons was killed by a chemical [...]

By |2019-12-19T09:51:54+11:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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