BUCworship

About BUCworship

The worship committee meets monthly to think, talk and pray about the worship that we offer as a community. Worship is at the heart or centre of who we are. It is where we do the thing that makes us distinctive. Unlike just another club, we worship God. It is a time for rediscovering our focus as a community, resting, listening and focussing on God, reorienting ourselves for the week.

Nourish

Nourish is back for two sessions this school holidays.  The evening begins with toasties in the Olive Way and games in the hall.  The host for the evening then invites us to remove our shoes and enter into the story space.  On 10th April we listened as Julie Perrin told a story called The Faces [...]

By |2019-04-11T21:53:11+00:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Our Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Bible is a disorienting book

The bible is a disorienting book. We should avoid rushing to harmonise its various theologies. It's often its discordant notes that draw us into the surprising ways of God and the surprising calls on our lives. Isaiah 43:16-21; John 12:1-8 With thanks to Geoff Thompson, a member of our congregation and lecturer in Systematic [...]

By |2019-04-08T02:18:05+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Sermon|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 7/4

Prayers of Adoration God of great love, you have done great things for us. You make a path through our brokenness, leading us onward, and restoring our hope.  You loosen our grip on fear, so we might reach out and take hold of the One who cradles us gently in arms of grace. Brother of the poor, you are doing great things through us. You make a path through our [...]

By |2019-04-08T00:26:54+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 17/3

Prayer of Adoration Loving God, You are our light and our salvation. You offer us shelter in the day of trouble, And conceal us under the cover of your tent. Jesus our Saviour, You walked into adversity Facing death And yet remained sure footed on your way. Guiding Spirit You weave among us You [...]

By |2019-03-18T03:19:18+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 10/3

Prayers of Adoration Loving God, our shelter, our refuge, You give us hope, and assure us that we do not suffer alone, In all things, and at all times, we can call to you for help, And that, even when we stumble, we are carried in your hands. Brother Jesus, our friend, our redeemer, [...]

By |2019-03-14T09:34:19+00:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 3/3

Prayers of Adoration & Confession Jesus your light is like a candle flickering in the darkness, fragile, vulnerable but sure, making a way through fear, giving hope. Shine your light for us. Jesus your light is like the sun, life giving, creative, rising up to nourish and transform the world. Shine your light for [...]

By |2019-03-06T08:28:08+00:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: |0 Comments

Lenten Activities 2019

Lent is a 6 week period of prayerful reflection and preparation for the celebration of Easter.  Personal Reflection You are invited to follow a reflection guide prepared by the Centre for Theology and Ministry. It contains daily thoughts, prayers and reflections, and a weekly “household activity”. Printed copies will be available on Sunday mornings, [...]

By |2019-02-28T08:25:43+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments