Taking cues from Solomon's wisdom and the summons in Ephesians to 'be wise' the sermon looks at the theology of wisdom in the context of the 'post-truth' ideologies of the contemporary world. with thanks to Geoff Thompson, Co-ordinator of Studies - Systematic Theology, Pilgrim College Geoff has also offered the text of his sermon here. [...]
The second of our two major events for the year was the Bush Dance on 21st July. Our congregation is committed to raising $5,000 each year for the Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre for projects not covered by other sources of funding. In the July Olive Branch we reported that the funds raised in 2017 [...]
Bread of life Giving voice to pain, doubt, raw sadness and despair. Our thanks to Carlynne Nunn, candidate for Ministry of the Word and member of our congregation.
Gathering, Greeting and Call to Worship The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. And also with you. Long before we came to call this place home, ancient people gathered the food of this land. They were well fed here [...]
Prayer Points Ministry Team Church Council Carlynne – MoW candidate 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 Ian on leave Ian [...]
The word Bible means library There are 66 books by many writers The stories were spoken and sung before they were written down. They were made long ago, in far places and ancient languages No wonder we find them a little bit strange! But if we come with curious minds and open hearts We [...]
BUC News A Congregational Meeting will be held after worship on Sunday 5th August with the author of the Olive Way Kitchen Briefing report to hear about the rationale for the relocation trial, and have any questions from the report answered. See the August Olive Branch, page 7 for [...]
Public recording not available. Contact Saide if interested. Prayer Points Ministry Team BIUC Congregation Fiona – MoD candidate UnitingCare ReGen D&E Committee Presbytery Representative Student House Program Community Ministry Love Makes a Way Food Co-op CTM Our planet & all she holds Bush Dance [...]