Holy Week Worship
The worship committee invites anyone interested in reflecting on and preparing for worship during Holy Week to our meeting on Wednesday 20th March, 7pm. Location to be advised. More details next week. Save the date.
Wider Church News
Come and explore the power of the arts to communicate the Divine in this once a month series at St. John’s Essendon, 5pm on selected Sundays. Coming up:
Richard Johnson Lecture
Building Bridges in an Age of Tribalism – Tim Dixon, co-founder of More in Common offers a vision for how we might reunite increasingly fragmented societies, Wednesday 13th March, State Library.
Space for story
2019 Storytelling Retreats, four Saturdays across the year. The first retreat The Wounded Healer with Julie Perrin and Fiona Bottcher is on Saturday 23rd March, Riddells Creek UC.
Padraig O Tuama will offer a seminar ‘Theology as Story: Believing in the Truth of People‘, Thursday 9th May and workshop, Friday 10th May at the Centre for Theology and Ministry.
John Bell in Australia
John Bell will be in Victoria over the weekend of 11th-13th May during which time he will take part in conversations on God, Delight and Diversity, Non-Violent Peacemaking, Celtic and Indigenous spirituality. Check out all the details here.
For meaningful change to happen, hundreds of thousands of us need to get active, consistently, visually, positively. People Power is the ONLY hope we have. Here are some events you can join in:
- Global Student #ClimateStrike in Melbourne CBD at the Old Treasury Building on Friday 15th March from 12 noon to 2pm – support the young people by gathering under the BUC banner with other people of faith from ARRCC at 11:30 am at Treasury Cafe, 1 Macarthur St.
- Funeral for Coal organised by ARRCC – outside Bill Shorten’s office, 12 Hall St., Moonee Ponds at 10 am on Wednesday 27th March
- Bob Brown Foundation Stop Adani Convoy is expected to be leaving Melbourne on Thursday 18th April (date, time and location to be confirmed)
- Stop Adani Moreland – meets every second Monday at 6:3o pm, Coburn East Neighbourhood House