We are so excited. The Olive Arts Collective is returning to the Youth Hall on Wednesday 3rd February, 10am-noon. We are looking forward to welcoming artists back into the physical space to share stories and make art together. Ann Soo has stepped back from the role of Olive Arts Coordinator after 5 years. We [...]
During the Season of Creation the Climate Action Group invited us to make a Climate Action Commitment. Here are some of the commitments that have already been made. We were offered an insight into some of the commitments which had already been made - watch this video. Claire Foley offered these two videos, a [...]
On 4th October we were invited to make a commitment in response to the Climate Crisis. This week (11th October) members of the Climate Action Group and the congregation shared their commitments. A longer version of this presentation is available here. You can make a commitment - See the Commitment information and pledge [...]
Make a commitment Gwen Arnold speaks about taking action - When it comes to acting on climate change we sometimes feel powerless. We may ask “what can we offer?" Well we can each make an offering of ourselves and look at our personal carbon footprint – and together all our small actions can make a [...]
#BuildBackBetter Linda Wannan spoke about the BUC Assembly document Build Back Better - A Just Recovery Post Covid-19 which offers a vision of “a nation where each person and all creation can flourish and enjoy abundant life. We believe the whole world is God’s good creation. Each person is made in God’s image and is deeply loved by God. [...]
Climate Crisis Action Plan Kate Scull, member of the creation shared details of the four commitments in our plan and actions currently being taken. Four commitments To develop our theological understanding and discipleship To go beyond zero emissions and become carbon positive To engage widely in both the church and the community on the [...]
Church Council adopts the Climate Action Plan During worship on 2nd August Maxine Loynd, BUC Elder explained the development of the Climate Action Plan and how we can be involved in the implementation of the plan.
Responding to the plan On Trinity Sunday Maxine Loynd, BUC Elder and member of the of the Climate Action group outlined a variety of opportunities to respond to the goals in the draft Climate Action Plan. Please respond to Maxine or Shawn by 19th June.
Climate Advocacy Jamie Thom, member of the Climate Action group, offers an invitation to explore climate advocacy. A meeting will be held on Sunday 14th June at 11:30am.
Maxine Loynd, BUC Elder and member of the of the Climate Action group provided this update about creating a Climate Action Plan during worship on Palm Sunday.