Palm Sunday Alongside the live stream on Sundays you can also connect to worship by reading the Sunday Prayer Post each week – Sunday Prayers 5/4 listening to the Sermon post each week – Are you ready to walk into this week? The full order of service for Palm Sunday is available here. You can also [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Wondrous God, bringer of life, We have been cut off from our usual ways of being in the world. When we feel disconnected and uncertain of the way ahead, remind us of the place you have woven for us in the unknowable web of creation. Let us find new [...]
Worship will be live streamed on Sunday morning at 9:30 am. Pastoral Care will be offered in a variety of ways during this time. Our Olive Way and related programs are being reshaped to offer care and connection in new ways. The financial impact is serious, and we’re asking everyone to set up direct giving. [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Wondrous God, maker of life, Your love is a bird on the wing, it is heavy air that smells of rain. Your love is our knowing that green shoots will spring from blackened ground. Forgive us for causing damage that can not be restored. Let us find new ways [...]
On Sunday 10th November Rev. (Deac) Jeanne Beale* presented Rev. Richard Collard with a certificate celebrating 65 years of ordination. Responding to this Richard shared a story about his first placement in the Mallee. He had two manses situated 68 miles apart. He lived in one manse 9 days at a time and 5 [...]
During our Season of Creation series we built a picture of the annual seasons of our local area as identified by the people of the Kulin Nation, by associating changes in the weather with the life cycles of indigenous plants and animals, and movements in the night sky. Poorneet, Tadpole Season, the season we [...]
Jesus told them a parable about the need to pray always and not lose heart, not lose heart. A reflection on Luke 18:1-8 to conclude the Season of Creation, with input from the Netflix series 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'.
Jools Hamilton reflects on Luke 19:28-48. Jools is a Methodist minister, currently working as Student Chaplain to Trinity college Dublin. Visit his blog here.
A reflection on Baptism and Identity focussing on Jesus' baptism in Luke 3:21-22 and Rey in Star Wars - The Last Jedi. What makes you who you are? Is it your parents, your relationships, your family, your work, your personality, your loves, your joys, your fears, your successes, your disappointments, your strengths, your vulnerabilities? [...]
On Thursday 27th June we welcomed Stephen Burns, Coordinator of Ministry Studies, Pilgrim Theological College, and Professor of Liturgical and Practical Theology, University of Divinity to lead us in a conversation in response to the question ‘Why worship?’ He began by sharing his fascinating journey from England to his current teaching position. Stephen then told [...]