Big Walk for Refugees

Hi all! You may have heard of the 'Big Walk 4 Refugees' that started this week. If not, I encourage you to read more about it: Essentially, people around Australia are contributing to a virtual walk around the country to "show support for 10,000 people seeking asylum who are still waiting to call Australia [...]

By |2024-02-21T16:46:57+11:00February 21st, 2024|Categories: BUC Stories, JAM, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: |0 Comments

Brunswick UC is on the way to Zero Emissions by 2040

Check our 3-year update report to the Congregation on progress with our Climate Action Plan Let’s all commit ourselves to building a just, caring and sustainable future for God’s Earth and all its creatures. KEY POINTS BUC is effectively carbon neutral through its purchase of Green energy from Diamond Energy BUC will further reduce [...]

By |2023-11-29T19:38:16+11:00November 21st, 2023|Categories: BUC Stories, JAM, Our Stories, Taking Action|0 Comments

A step closer to Constitutional Recognition – Article #1

Claire Foley 30 Aug 2023 Today, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese officially set the date for the upcoming Referendum on a Voice to Parliament.  It is Saturday 14th October 2023. How do you want Australia to look when you wake up on the morning of 15th October 2023. I had the privilege of listening [...]

By |2023-08-30T17:08:11+10:00August 30th, 2023|Categories: BUC Stories, First Nations, JAM, Our Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stewart Lodge Christmas

Could you bake some shortbread? For many years now BUC has remembered the residents at Stewart Lodge at Christmas, singing carols and giving gifts. For the last two years we have given each resident (approximately 60) a handwritten card and a small bag of shortbread. JAM would like to do this again. We are [...]

By |2022-12-01T20:12:26+11:00December 1st, 2022|Categories: JAM, Taking Action|0 Comments

Climate Action News 31/7

Add your name to Friends of the Earth petition After years of denial and delay, it's wonderful to have a federal government which understands the need to act decisively on climate change. The federal ALP has increased the embarrassing emissions reduction target of 26-28% by 2030 that the Coalition had set. They have committed to [...]

By |2022-07-28T17:30:30+10:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Climate Action Plan, JAM|0 Comments

Support for Tonga

In response to the devastation wrought by the volcanic eruption and tsunami there are several opportunities to provide financial support to organizations in Tonga supporting people with their immediate needs – access to safe and clean drinking water, rebuilding homes, reconnecting families.  These include: Uniting World:  Tonga Tsunami Emergency Act for Peace:  Tonga Emergency Red Cross:  Tonga Red [...]

By |2022-02-10T19:35:59+11:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: JAM, Taking Action|0 Comments

Worship, Day of Mourning 2022

On 30th January, Day of Mourning, our worship gave expression to our commitment to truth-telling, justice, healing on the Sunday after January 26th, Invasion Day, a Day of Mourning. Some of the resources in this service were taken from Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) and the Common Grace movement. We focussed on the [...]

By |2022-02-10T19:37:16+11:00January 30th, 2022|Categories: JAM, Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , |0 Comments
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