The gas heating for the church has been decommissioned. The Property Committee is speaking with a number of suppliers to arrange for a new heating system to be installed. This will take some time as the various steps of the process are followed through. Please bring whatever you need to keep warm during worship.
Election of Elders
The Church Council is made of 10 Elders (confirmed members or members-in-association of the congregation) together with the Ministry Team. Find out more here. Nominations for the role of Elder open on Thursday 12th May and close on Sunday 22nd May. Please see the nomination form for details. Please consider nominating or approaching someone else to nominate. Nominees will be invited to respond to our questions. Profiles will be published on Sunday 29th May along with the agenda for the Annual General Meeting and the Olive Harvest.
Annual General Meeting & Elections
Everyone is welcome to stay after worship on Sunday 5th June for our AGM and Election of Elders and Congregation Office Bearers. The Olive Harvest (collection of annual reports) will be published on Sunday 29th May. Any questions contact Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743, Congregation Secretary.
National Reconciliation Week 2022
The National Reconciliation Week (27th May to 3rd June) 2022 theme, “Be Brave. Make Change.” is a challenge to all Australians— individuals, families, communities, organisations and government—to Be Brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can Make Change for the benefit of all Australians. This theme will shape our worship on 29th May.
Pop-up Op Shop
The FUNdraising Team and JAM committee is absolutely delighted to be promoting the return of one of our favourite
Pre-Covid traditions but with a twist. The Op Shop will run from Sunday 22nd May through until Sunday 13th June and will be set up in the Olive Way space while the Olive Way program continues to operate from the Main Hall. Find out more.
Vote Climate in Wills
Climate Action Moreland has done an assessment of the published climate, environment and energy policies of the political parties and candidates standing in the Wills electorate for 2022 and whether they are consistent with the science of climate change and the speed of transition required, and meeting the targets of the Paris Agreement.
Climate Action News
Check out: UCA Assembly statement on climate justice, Vote Climate, Church kids & families meeting Peter Khalil 15/5, BUC Climate Action Group