What are the questions you are asking at the moment? Perhaps you are not even aware that you are asking questions. When we sit with a question that is not easily answered, our brain wants to go into problem solving mode. Most of us are uncomfortable to varying degress with ‘the unknown’ and so [...]
This is one of the questions the CYYA committee is currently asking of us, its members, as a way of identifying how we enable our young people to also be formed in the Christian faith. Some of us have been immersed in Christian communities since we were born and others have come to faith [...]
The National Assembly of the Uniting Church has just launched a new report on being an intergenerational church. It’s a statement of how our Church sees itself honouring the perspectives of all people who come together to learn and grow in being a disciple of Jesus. There is a lot in the report, but [...]
There is some research beginning to emerge about church attendance and families post pandemic. A research report from the UK, looked at the differences between parents perceptions and church leaders perceptions about what was needed to nurture a child’s faith and found that sometimes what the church thought and what parents thought were quite [...]
Recently I attended a workshop on Intergenerational Worship with two facilitators from GenOn in the US who have been working in this area for over twenty years. They gave me some valuable insights into why intergenerational ministry has something to offer us at Brunswick Uniting Church. So, what is Intergenerational Worship? It’s a relational [...]
On Sunday 19th March Cath was inducted as our Minister of the Word for Children, Youth & Young Adults by Rev Paul Blacker on the behalf of the Presbytery of Port Philip West. Read the story from the upcoming April Olive Branch.
With Jesus to the Cross – A Discussion Group – Lent 2023 You are invited to a series of reflective discussion sessions during the season of Lent (What is Lent?). We will read, reflect upon and discuss the story of Jesus’ Passion (his suffering) from Matthew’s gospel (chapters 26-27). How might this challenging story [...]
Hi, I'm Steph. I live on Wurundjeri land. I’m a singer, a plant lover and a Mum to Joshua. I'm curious and passionate and I love the opportunities that we have as a church to learn together and to connect across generations. I feel inspired by the ideas and actions being taken by [...]