Stewart Lodge Christmas

Could you bake some shortbread? For many years now BUC has remembered the residents at Stewart Lodge at Christmas, singing carols and giving gifts. For the last two years we have given each resident (approximately 60) a handwritten card and a small bag of shortbread. JAM would like to do this again. We are [...]

By |2022-12-01T20:12:26+11:00December 1st, 2022|Categories: JAM, Taking Action|0 Comments

Brunswick Churches together for climate action

On Friday 28 October, we held the 4th of a series of climate action prayer vigils. Organised by “Brunswick churches together for climate action”, we had also gathered for public prayer and witness on 6 October (outside BUC), 13 October (joining an ARRCC interfaith service at St Paul’s cathedral), and 21 October (outside BUC). [...]

By |2022-11-13T14:11:45+11:00November 13th, 2022|Categories: BUC Stories, Climate Action Plan, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , |0 Comments

Joint interfaith statement

The UCA Assembly has endorsed the Joint Interfaith Statement to the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). A total of 100 organizations have endorsed this statement. Ms. Kehkashan Basu will read the statement during the NGO presentation segment on Friday, 5 August, which is scheduled [...]

By |2022-08-05T06:41:30+10:00August 5th, 2022|Categories: Taking Action|0 Comments

Music for a Warming World

After two Covid-denied attempts in 2021, we are finally launching our new Album, Only One Way to Head Saturday 9th July, 7.30pm The Brunswick Uniting Church Auditorium, 214 Sydney Rd, Brunswick, Victoria We would love it if you, and family and friends, could join us to celebrate the official album launch. It is a live concert incorporating our multimedia [...]

By |2022-06-24T16:46:38+10:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: Climate Action Plan, Taking Action|0 Comments

Call on Victoria to Go Further & Faster on Climate:

We have a crucial window of opportunity over the next five days to influence the Victorian government's decision on its 2035 climate target. The Victorian government has initiated the process to set the country's first Emissions Reduction Target for 2035. It's an opportunity we can't afford to miss. Friends of the Earth Melbourne has [...]

By |2022-06-03T07:43:44+10:00June 3rd, 2022|Categories: Climate Action Plan, Taking Action|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 [...]

Church Leaders’ Easter Statement

Church leaders’ Easter statement on the environment\ Dozens of church leaders in Australia, including UCA Assembly President Rev Sharon Hollis, have signed an open letter calling on our political leaders to take powerful action to preserve and protect God’s creation by: Halving carbon emissions this decade, in line with the recommendation of scientists and targets of [...]

By |2022-04-21T18:53:55+10:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Climate Action Plan, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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