Ministry Stories

Carlynne’s Ordination

The ordination of Carlynne Nunn, held at Brunswick UC, on Saturday 16th March was a joyous celebration.  Welcoming everyone to the service Ian ensured that every person knew that there was a place for them in their support of Carlynne.   Carlynne candidated from our congregation and began her training in 2016.  She was [...]

By |2019-04-07T22:52:39+00:00April 7th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

A visit from the President

Dr. Deidre Palmer, President of the UCA visited our congregation for worship on Sunday 3rd March.  Deidre offered her greetings, expressing her delight in being with us. She explained that she and Ian had worked together coordinating worship for the Assembly meeting that was held here in Melbourne last year when she was installed as [...]

By |2019-04-05T02:17:23+00:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Assembly President – Pastoral Letter

Dear friends, Please find attached a pastoral letter and prayer from the President of the Assembly Dr Deidre Palmer notifying the Church that the recent Assembly decision about marriage stands and outlining the process the Church has been through over the last six months. I encourage you to distribute this letter amongst your community [...]

By |2019-01-23T22:34:36+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: LGBTQ+, Ministry Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

Covenant

Renewing the Covenant in the New Year Today we meet, as generations before us have met, to renew that which bound them and now binds us to God. The covenant is that relationship of promise and faithfulness first made through Noah, Abraham and Moses, made new for us in Christ, expressed in baptism and [...]

By |2019-01-09T05:44:48+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories|0 Comments

Celebration of Ministry

During worship on Sunday 25th November we celebrated nearly six years of ministry with Ian – a culmination of the recent Presbytery review process.   Ian was inducted as our minister on 10th February 2013.  During worship we heard stories, gave thanks and reaffirmed the commitments we made together.  We celebrated being called and sent [...]

By |2018-12-04T09:31:03+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Moving to Melbourne for tertiary study?

Are you Interested in being part of a Christian student house in Brunswick? Our program provides affordable housing close to university and public transport in Melbourne’s inner-north. Students explore their faith with fellow young Christians and actively participate in the life of Brunswick Uniting Church. If you are interested in joining our vibrant community, [...]

By |2018-11-04T19:49:15+00:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Same-gender marriage: BUC welcomes Assembly decision

BUC's Church Council welcomes the decision of the national Assembly to allow ministers to conduct same-gender marriages. In a Pastoral Letter to all Uniting Churches, UCA President Dr Dierdre Palmer explains: To honour the diversity of Christian belief among our members, we will hold two equal and distinct statements of belief on marriage. This decision [...]

By |2018-07-17T06:18:41+00:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: LGBTQ+, Ministry Stories, Policies, Taking Action|0 Comments

Our Ministry Team

Ministry Team commissioning During worship on 3rd June our Ministry Team reformed with two new members - Janet Hogan, as our Interim Student Support worker with responsibility for the YUCY (youth group) program and Valentina Satvedi Leydon, as our Student House Support Worker with responsibility for the 10 young adults who live in our [...]

By |2018-06-25T10:34:26+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Positions Available

Brunswick Uniting is an outward looking Christian community in the heart of Melbourne’s inner north. We strive to be an inclusive community, ever growing in faith, and working for justice, peace and reconciliation. We are looking to fill three roles in our ministry team: Children and Families Worker, Youth Worker and Student Support Worker. [...]

By |2018-02-23T04:17:27+00:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Ministry Stories, Olive Press|0 Comments