Concerns for Gaza

Uniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis has expressed deep concern for the unfolding situation in Gaza and reiterated calls for an immediate ceasefire and protection of innocent civilians. ““We’re watching the unfolding situation in Gaza closely and hold grave concerns for all those who are sheltering in Rafah." Read the full story from the [...]

By |2024-02-22T17:12:34+11:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

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

A tale of two Inductions

Ian at Glenwaverly Sunday 4th of February was a busy day for BUC people wanting to follow our clergy friends into new callings. Three couples from BUC went to Glen Waverley Uniting church to witness the induction of Ian Ferguson into his new placement. There was even a member of Ian's Black Rock congregation [...]

By |2024-02-08T20:15:30+11:00February 8th, 2024|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

A cherished friendship

During Notices on 14th January in response to Peter Blair’s reflection ‘The call to discipleship’, Janet Reus-Smit shared her reading of Andy Calder’s Faith column from the Age.  Andy shares the article here. Peter and I met in 1980 while participating in a camping program auspiced by Noah’s Ark Toy Library. In that era, [...]

By |2024-02-01T20:44:39+11:00February 1st, 2024|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Shortbread and Christmas Cards

Shortbread and Christmas cards for Stewart Lodge Once more we were able to share some love with the people of Stewart Lodge through our baking and card writing.  A big thank you to everyone who helped make this possible. We were able to give each resident a bag of shortbread and a handwritten card, as well as [...]

By |2024-01-09T15:47:02+11:00January 4th, 2024|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments

Prayer for the New Year

Uniting Church in Australia President Rev Sharon Hollis has shared this prayer for the New Year. You may like to share it in worship on New Years Eve or New Years Day. Download it as a PDF. God of endings and beginnings, God first and last, we pray for all who are marking the end [...]

By |2024-01-04T13:28:53+11:00January 4th, 2024|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|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

Living Colour – share your experience

Living Colour The BUC Arts committee offers our thanks to all the visual and performing artists who have contributed to the exhibition. Thank you to everyone who has visited the exhibition and shared their appreciation of the works offered.  We'd love to receive feedback about what has delighted, inspired, moved, amused you and whatever [...]

By |2023-10-19T19:50:28+11:00October 19th, 2023|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|0 Comments
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