We commissioned Ruth Sandy into the new role of Olive Way Operations Co-ordinator during worship on Sunday 27th February, Transfiguration Sunday. Ruth shared this story ... Watch or 17:01 The night before I began work at the Olive Way, I had a dream I had never had before. I had won the lottery. Over 100 [...]
The Emergence exhibition offered an invitation to artists to respond to the experience lockdown during the pandemic. Our program of events included in person and virtual exhibitions, artist spotlights and a performance evening. Read the Emergence Olive Branch.
The ‘Season of Creation’ and the exhibition ‘Let the earth speak’ has been the creative work of many hearts, hands, minds and voices and it seemed fitting to celebrate it by offering a special edition of the Olive Branch – Season of Creation.
The art exhibition and performance night responding to ‘What is Creativity?’ was a manifestation of the joy and creativity of our church community. As revealed in our mission planning process in 2016, we are a community of communities and this exhibition brought all those communities (and beyond) to be in one place; to share, [...]
Peter Blair welcomed us to worship on 27th February, Transfiguration Sunday. Our readings took us to the famous story of Jesus’ transfiguration as we find it in Luke 9:28-36. This passage intentionally draws from our Hebrew Bible reading of Exodus 34:29-35, which we heard alongside our Gospel reading. In transfiguration we are called to go up the [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Watch or 8:40 Though we follow, stumbling and staggering, we are grateful for the path you have set before us. Lord Jesus. As we stand in your presence, we feel the radiance of your light, exposing and illuminating the dark and hidden places in our hearts. Those parts we kid [...]
ARTS OPEN 2022 is a COVIDsafe event designed to promote regional visual arts on Dja Dja Wurrung country in historic Castlemaine, Newstead, Maldon, Taradale and district. Graeme Galloway, former Olive Arts and Youth Hall mural mentor, and will have his studio open for the two weekends of this annual event in Castlemaine and surrounds. [...]
Ministry Team BIUC Congregation UnitingCare ReGen D&E Committee Presbytery Representatives – Kate and Jamie Student House Program Community Ministry Love Makes a Way Food Co-op CTM Our planet & all she holds From the Assembly News The people of Ukraine. We pray for a de-escalation of tensions, respect for established national borders, a return [...]
A reflection on loving our enemies from Luke 6:27-38 Reflection begins at 32:46 in the video.