Our Stories

Service of Solidarity

On Sunday 24th November we offered a special service of solidarity with our LGBTIQ members.In welcoming us to worship and introducing the service Ian Ferguson said ‘Welcome to this special service of solidarity with our LGBTIQ members, which in a way is not all that special. That’s because every time we worship here in [...]

By |2019-11-27T10:23:59+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, LGBTQ+, Our Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

Season of Creation

The Season of Creation, from 22nd September through to 20th October has been a wonderful vibrant opportunity to explore our relationship to and responsibilty for the beautiful fragile planet that is our home.  It is also an example of how our community of communities opens up and gives voice to so much than each [...]

By |2019-10-29T18:23:33+00:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Creating ..., Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Windhover

Last Sunday’s video of an eagle during Children's Time (13/10/19) reminded me of this poem by Gerard Manly Hopkins.  It has been suggested that the bird Hopkins saw was a kestrel.  For me, a black shouldered kite would also evoke this sort of response, hanging at ease in the air above its familiar field. [...]

By |2019-10-19T04:01:04+00:00October 19th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

Writing Prayers

The worship committee hosted a series of three workshops in June and July 2019. Why worship?, on 27th June was the first workshop featuring a conversation with Stephen Burns.  Read more The second workshop 'Writing Prayers' on 11th July was a practical workshop exploring the process of preparing and writing prayers.  Join us for the final workshop [...]

By |2019-07-16T21:20:17+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Refugee Week 2019

During Refugee Week, 16th-23rd June, Brunswick Uniting Church was privileged to host the works of Naser, an artist in detention, supported by Melbourne Artists for Asylum Seekers, Migrant Mothers from the Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre and Johnny Salameh, winner of the Judges Prize at the Sacred Edge Festival in Queenscliff for his installation 'Dictator'. On World [...]

By |2019-06-26T04:56:08+00:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Holy Week Worship 2019

During Holy Week we carried our Lenten listening on a pilgrimage through our worship.  We sang a pilgrim’s greeting - ‘Peace, Salaam, Shalom’. We marked our listening with a story staff, beautifully sculpted and carved by Colin Hunter.  We remembered and placed the stories of our time alongside Jesus’ story.  We responded to the [...]

By |2019-05-19T06:59:45+00:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments