Taking Action

Christmas Bowl – Thank you

Your gifts and prayers will help mothers in Zimbabwe to become conservation farmers, so they can support their children and harvest hope after years of devastating drought.  For Sri Lankan refugees, your generosity means the chance to return home and build safe, peaceful futures after years of displacement and civil war.  By supporting the [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:49:05+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 3

Finding joy in resilience Is it possible to be joyful when the natural disasters that batter your island home become more destructive with every year? Your Christmas Bowl gifts help the vulnerable people of Tonga to stay safe through worsening disasters. People like ‘Asena, who has found great joy in protecting her family and [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:49:42+00:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 2

God's love in action The prophet Isaiah told people who had lost their homeland and who had been through enormous suffering that they could live in peace again. His message resonates this Christmas Bowl, as we support Sri Lankan refugees to return home and build peaceful new lives after years of bloody civil war.  [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:50:15+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 1

Harvesting hope in Zimbabwe  Hope is scarce for mothers like Nyevero, who couldn’t feed her family after losing her crops to Zimbabwe’s merciless drought. Most days, she and her husband, teenage son and two young daughters had just one thin bowl of porridge to survive on. Nyevero felt desperate as she watched her children get [...]

By |2019-11-30T05:23:40+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl

Sharing God's love through the Christmas Bowl It was 1949. Millions of refugees were starving in war-ravaged Europe. And as Frank looked at his heavily-laden Christmas dinner table, the contrast between our abundance in Australia and the needs of others around the world could not have been more stark.  As a Christian, he felt [...]

By |2019-11-30T05:23:17+00:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|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

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