Blessings and Commissionings
During worship
on 13th March we will bless and commission the residents and committee of our Student House program.

Morning Tea
For Morning Tea on 13th March we will only serve tea & coffee, not food due to the limited number of people available. Please remember to hand sanitize and wear your mask when not eating and drinking.  Full morning tea will return on 20th March.

Working Bee
The Property Committee is hosting a working bee after worship on Sunday 20th March.  We are looking forward to having lots of people stay on and enjoy the camaraderie of working together as we attend to a big list of tasks (long delayed due to lockdowns).  Stay on then for lunch.  Please RSVP to Saide, 0407 096 743, to assist with catering.

International Women’s Day
Meet these inspiring women of the Uniting Church (including Natalie Sims) from the Assembly News.
Check out Women in Peace Building in the PIEN Newsletter ‘Weekly Wrap’

Offering support
Julie Perrin, UC Chaplain, RMH Spiritual/Pastoral Care, invites to make a donation to support Tongan worker Lopeti and his family.

Arts Open 22
Visit Graeme Galloway’s studio in Castlemaine.  Graeme is a former Olive Arts and Youth Hall mural mentor.

Climate Action

Earth Hour
This year, Earth Hour is at 8.30pm local time Saturday 26 March. We’re inviting all Australians to sign up to  #ShapeOurFuture and join a worldwide community of millions supporting stronger action on climate change.  Watch this clip.

Green Electricity
BUC has switched to Diamond Energy, switch now to help the planet and BUC.

School Strike for Climate
Four Days for Future – Naarm
Can you help with marshalling?  Training and briefing will be provided.

ARRCC Vigils in key electorates
Join Linda Wannan with the ARRCC Political Engagement Group on Friday 11th March and Thursday 17th March at vigils in 2 key electorates.


Lenten Reflections:  Stations of the Cross
This year we take a meditative journey on Tuesdays during Lent at 7:30 pm into Jesus’ experience as told in Luke’s gospel. The sessions will be guided by Cullan Joyce, an experienced meditation teacher and lecturer from The University of Divinity.  Next session 15th March.

Tower Room Window
Thank you to everyone who sent in photos of their eyes or agreed to have photos taken after worship.  The Tower Room looks amazing especially after dark.  Have a look in person or check out our Tower Room Window page.

Seeing through the eyes of Jesus exhibition
The exhibition featuring ten artworks
by Rita Broadway is installed in the BUC worship space.  It is a collaboration between Sophia’s Spring and Brunswick Uniting Churches during Lent and Easter 2022 .  The paintings will feature during worship at BUC throughout Lent and at Sophia’s Spring during Holy Week.  We want to make it possible for people to view the paintings at different opportunities – during Olive Way opening, before the Tuesday Lenten meditations and on Sunday afternoons.  Please contact Saide, 0407 096 743, to offer to be a tour host.

Lenten Reflections from Palestinian Christians
PIEN is excited to promote this series of Lenten Reflections and Palm Sunday eve service, which we are co-hosting with Sabeel Australia and Palestinian Christians in Australia (PCiA). Sabeel Palestine also joined us in organising the Palm Sunday eve service.

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