Taking Action

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

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

Love Makes a Way

Lenten Listening Introduction by Natalie Sims - During Lent, our prayers of confession each week are said in response to God’s word of grace and hope. This is a time of listening with respect, to the voices of those in our community who are needy and oppressed, and a time of asking God’s grace to [...]

Respect postcard series

Respect Project In 2018 the Justice and Mission committee commissioned an internal progress review of the Olive Way Program.  Eventually 9 key recommendations emerged together with an underlying desire to create a “community of respect”. The Olive Arts Collective took up the theme of respect and created some beautiful images to promote this critical value. [...]

By |2019-03-29T19:22:27+00:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Rainbow of Respect

One of the outcomes of the 2018 Olive Way Review was the Respect project from which emerged a series of postcards created by the Olive Arts Collective artists.  As always with the Sydney Road Street Party the Justice & Mission Committee wanted to invite passersby to interact with our iconic rainbow and so we [...]

By |2019-03-21T23:32:10+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Any hope for Palestine now, or ever?

It was such a privilege to welcome Areej Masoud to speak on the topic ‘Any hope for peace in Palestine now, or ever?’  Areej is a Palestinian Christian born in Bethlehem, who lives with minutes from the birthplace of Jesus.  Currently, she works as the Development and Communications Department Coordinator at Bethlehem Bible College. [...]

By |2018-11-04T19:35:57+00:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Contemplative Garden

Contemplative Garden, Sculpture and Mural We want to open up the space in front of our Youth Hall for the community to use as a space to rest or meditate.  Our project features a beautifully planned garden with sculpture, seating and a community mural.  Vote for our project - it is quick and simple. Voting is [...]

By |2018-08-15T10:33:13+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |2 Comments