Induction – Cath James
Cath will be inducted
as our Children, Youth & Young Adult Minister of the Word in a service presided over by the Presbytery of Port Phillip West on Sunday 19th March at 2pm.  Please come along and bring a plate of afternoon tea to share if you can.

Nourish is a series for primary aged children and their parents.  It will be offered across three Thursdays during Lent – 16, 23 & 30 March.

Picnic for Valmai in Temple Park
Everyone is welcome to join the Out and About group for an informal picnic to farewell our friend Valmai before she moves to Canberra. Friday 17 March from 11.30 am to 1.30 pm at Temple Park, Hodgson Street Brunswick. BYO lunch and drinks. The park has two bench seats, shady trees and a toilet.  BYO folding seat suggested.  Helen Rowe 0423 009 813

Learn some FN’s stuff: #16
A wisdom that speaks heart to heart – an invitation to listen to a homily from Sarah Bachelard.

Sydney Road Street Party
Thank you to everyone who participated in this vibrant community event.  Our doors were open and we were out on the street.  Read the story and check out the photos.

ASWC seeking support
The Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre is about to set up two new houses which are completely bare.  They are reaching out to a few networks to see if there are folks who have items they are looking to donate.  Find out how you can help.

With Jesus to the Cross
A Discussion Group – Lent 2023. You are invited to a series of reflective discussion sessions during the season of Lent (What is Lent?). Tuesday evenings during Lent – February 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28

Marvellously Munchie March Dinners
It’s time for Triple Letter Dinners again!!!  Offer to be a host or a guest across three weekends in March.  Send an email to with your details.

Pop-Up Op Shop
Join in the fun and mystery of the Pop-Up Shop, hosted by Helen and Valmai.  We are FUNdraising for the Olive Way program.  The Op Shop will be set up in the West End of the Hall from 26th February through to 19th/26th March.

Church Camp
Planning is underway for our annual Church Camp.  The Pastoral Care Community Team is delighted to announce that Amelia Ware will be this year’s coordinator.  She needs more people on the committee.   Check out stories from previous camps and be inspired.  Everything is up for grabs – theme, dates, times and most importantly location.  Send Amelia a message – ‭0428 143 800‬.

Climate Action News

Read about Food Waste, Reducing meat consumption, March from NAB Headquarters, Superannuation workshops

Website feature

Pages on the website are updated regularly.  This week we are featuring the Environment page. Here you can read about the different ways we are caring for our planet.  Have a look and let us know what you think, responses to

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