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Worship, Lent 3B

Throughout the season of Lent we will be exploring the overarching theme of covenant, God’s promise of faithful love. This week, Lent 3, God gave Abraham’s descendants (including us!) the ten commandments, written on tablets of stone, bringing the covenant down to earth.  In Ian's reflection we heard the challenge of these commandments in the gospel [...]

By |2021-03-07T13:20:49+11:00March 7th, 2021|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Worship – Lent 2B

Throughout the season of Lent we will be exploring the overarching theme of covenant, God’s promise of faithful love.  The stories offered invite us to reflect on how the covenant is expressed in our life and in our faith.  This week it’s God’s covenant with Abram and Sarai – not just promised land, but the [...]

By |2021-02-28T17:03:21+11:00February 28th, 2021|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Worship – Transfiguration Sunday B

Flowers prepared for worship by Valmai.  Enjoy virtually! On this Transfiguration Sunday, 14th February, we reflected on what light this strange story sheds on the recent Victorian legislation to prohibit Gay Conversion Therapy. Watch the service for the first time or again on YouTube. Read the complete order of service. Watch or read the Sunday Prayers. Watch [...]

By |2021-02-14T13:02:28+11:00February 14th, 2021|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Worship – Aboriginal Sunday

On Aboriginal Sunday, 31st January respecting and honouring the First Nations people of the land on which BUC stands, our service on Sunday 31st January gave expression to our commitment to justice, healing and truth-telling on the Sunday after January 26th, Invasion Day, a Day of Mourning. We lamented the truth of our shared history and lift up [...]

By |2021-01-31T14:01:04+11:00January 31st, 2021|Categories: Ministry Stories|0 Comments

Worship – Epiphany 3B

On Epiphany 3B, 24th January we welcomed Rev. Carlynne Nunn, former member of our congregation as our preacher. Responding to Jesus call to the fishermen in Mark’s gospel we reflected on on love, community and evangelism.  As we reflected on community we rejoiced in the recent release of refugees from places of detention. Acknowledging the request [...]

By |2021-01-24T14:50:15+11:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Worship – Christmas 2

On Christmas 2B, 3rd January we lit the five candles for the gifts of Christmas. We joined with the wise men who followed the star and saw within a newborn baby, the promise of a new future.  We celebrated Holy Communion. Watch the service for the first time or again on YouTube. Read the complete order of service. [...]

By |2021-01-03T14:55:27+11:00January 3rd, 2021|Categories: Ministry Stories|0 Comments
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