A reflection about approaching passages of scripture which upset and alienate us. I focus in particular on the portrayal of God in the story of the crossing of the Red Sea in Exodus 14.
On Pentecost 15, 13th September, we reflected on story of the crossing of the Red Sea, one of the stories that upsets our spiritual equilibrium. And we enjoyed lots of photos of Spring flowers through the service. Watch the service for the first time or again on YouTube. Read the complete order of service. Read or [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Watch Through the darkest night, we hear your voice Mighty God. You speak into the sorrow and grief of the world In your great love we are held with all creation Waiting and working for a new way to live in harmony beyond the darkness. Through the breaking dawn, [...]
Prayer Points Ministry Team Culture of Safety program Moderator – Denise Stewart Lodge & residents Worship Committee Finance Committee YUCY & YUCY-OG Compassion Ministry BUC Arts Synod of VicTas Creatures of the sea BUC News Riding the Waves - personal reflections on living through COVID [...]
One Sunday morning in March of this year, vocalist Linda Bull stood on her sister Vika’s front porch and began singing. The performance was filmed and streamed and became the foundation of what they called ‘Sunday Sing Song’, a weekly series that journalist Andrew McMillen said “launched a raft of positivity into a roiling [...]
A reflection on the institution of the Passover in Exodus 12:1-14
On Pentecost 14, 6th September, we heard the words of Psalm 149, continued the journey with Moses, revisited the first Passover with our empty plates and cups and were comforted by Jesus' assurance to his disciples that where two or three are gathered, there you are among us. Watch the service for the first time or [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Watch Adoration I could hear the birds today. A child’s laughter in the distance. Could you hear it? Could you see it? I heard the sound of the tide coming in and going out. I follow its sound and it leads me to still, clear, open waters. The news [...]
Prayer Points Ministry Team Church Council 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 Art for Wellbeing Ann Soo and Saide Cameron [...]
How does the bible speak into this Black Lives Matter moment? A reflection with Jenne Perlstein relating this week's bible passages Exodus 3:1-15 and Matthew 16:21-28 to the Black Lives Matter movement.