Dights Falls Walk

On a cold autumn Sunday afternoon some 25 intrepid interested folk arrived at the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation at Abbotsford. We were setting off - braving the elements, the cyclists and other walkers to travel along the Birrarung. Elder Uncle Dave Wandin, a member of the Wurundjeri Corp led us in [...]

By |2022-06-01T08:10:38+10:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Farewell Dave Hall

On Sunday 1st May Dave Hall concluded three years of ministry as our Children, Youth & Young Adult Pastor and 25 years in various roles with the Uniting Church including coordinating the National Christian Youth Convention and as chaplain at Penleigh and Essendon Grammar.  Dave’s ministry with Brunswick Uniting Church was significantly impacted on [...]

By |2022-05-15T12:14:26+10:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: BUC Stories, Growing in Faith, Our Stories|0 Comments

Praying for freedom and healing

On Thursday 7th April, the Park Hotel-Prison (in which dozens of people had been detained in torturous limbo for over a year) finally stood empty, and almost all of those who found themselves locked up in Australia after being ‘medevac-ed’ here from PNG and Nauru for supposed medical treatment were able to walk free [...]

Holy Week 2022

Inspired by Rita Broadway's artwork during Lent we explored Christian pacifism and non-violence, redemption and transformation, witnessing to truth, the horror of war and asked the questions ‘Where is paradise? and Who belongs there?’  Our Holy Week journey took us all the way back to the beginning with Jesus’ triumphal entry into the Jerusalem, [...]

By |2022-04-18T20:13:16+10:00April 18th, 2022|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Worship during Holy Week

We will continue to use Rita Broadway’s series of 10 paintings ‘Seeing through the eyes of Jesus‘ to inspire and shape our worship. Palm Sunday, 10th April, 9:30am – worship begins and ends at BUC and includes an ecumenical walk and liturgy Maundy Thursday, 14th April, 7:30pm – we will focus in on Jesus’ Last Supper, share [...]

By |2022-04-16T11:40:07+10:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Seeing through the eyes of Jesus

an exhibition of ten artworks by Rita Broadway The exhibition is a collaboration between Sophia’s Spring and Brunswick Uniting Churches with shared activities and reflections. Opening times: Sundays till 10 April, midday – 2 pm. Tuesdays & Wednesdays 10 am – 1 pm, Tuesday evenings 6.30 - 7.30 pm, Lenten meditation starts at 7.30 [...]

By |2022-03-07T07:20:31+11:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ruth Sandy – OW Operations Coordinator

We commissioned Ruth Sandy into the new role of Olive Way Operations Co-ordinator during worship on Sunday 27th February, Transfiguration Sunday.  Ruth shared this story ... Watch or 17:01 The night before I began work at the Olive Way, I had a dream I had never had before.  I had won the lottery.  Over 100 [...]

By |2022-03-01T05:45:51+11:00February 27th, 2022|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Way Happenings, Our Stories|Tags: |2 Comments
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