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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 Worship this week The worship space will be [...]

By |2021-07-29T21:07:12+10:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: |0 Comments

Eco-theology Conversations – join us (but via ZOOM)

CORRECTION: Due to the uncertainty around the lockdown, our first session (at least) will be via Zoom. Tuesday 27th July, 7:30pm on Zoom – join here (or enter Meeting ID: 948 6101 8161.  Passcode: 486817). If you can't come on Tuesday night, you can still be part of the Eco-theology Conversations group! Join our private [...]

By |2021-07-25T17:22:44+10:00July 25th, 2021|Categories: Climate Action Plan, Eco-theology|0 Comments

Worship, Pentecost 9B

We continued worshipping online on 18th July, live-streamed from the worship space with pre-recorded music and videos.  We looked at stories: how we understand stories and how we can change a story, change our expectations, and discover new possibilities.  We focussed on two stories - John’s telling of Jesus’ feeding of the 5000 with loaves and fishes [...]

By |2021-07-25T11:09:10+10:00July 25th, 2021|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

ARRCC Stop Adani Digital Storm

ARRCC Stop Adani Digital Storm Are you locked down but are itching to #StopAdani? Join people of faith on either of two sessions: 1pm on Friday 23rd & Friday 30th July, and engage with executives at Adani linked companies asking them to end their association with Adani's climate-wrecking coal mine via one or more of [...]

By |2021-07-23T07:26:31+10:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Climate Action Plan, Taking Action|Tags: |0 Comments

A Word of Peace

A reflection on the use of the word Peace in Ephesians 2:11-22 I draw on the work of New Testament scholar Gosnell Yorke in his article: Hearing the Politics of Peace in Ephesians: A Proposal from an African Postcolonial Perspective The image of the crucifixion is painted by indigenous artist Richard Campbell [...]

By |2021-07-20T14:00:46+10:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Worship, Pentecost 8B

We worshipped online only on 18th July.  We had planned to formally welcome new members for the first time since the start of the pandemic; that ceremony has been postponed. Instead, we reflected together on God’s words of welcome to us, and how Christ brings peace, even in the midst of division. Watch the service for the first [...]

By |2021-07-18T16:36:24+10:00July 18th, 2021|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments
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