Holy Week worship
Join us for worship during Holy Week. We are continuing to use Rita Broadway’s series of 10 paintings ‘Seeing through the eyes of Jesus to inspire and shape our worship.

Easter Messages

Stations of the Cross
The Way of the Cross in the City of Melbourne offers 14 stations of the cross.  It is possible to do the walk in your own time at any time of the year as a private meditation, using the liturgy and map of the route available on the Melbourne City Churches in action website:  See page 5 of the April Olive Branch for the story.

On leave
Ian Ferguson and Dave Hall will be on leave in the week following Holy Week.  We will welcome Rev. Deac. Jeanne Beale, one of our Presbytery Ministers as our preacher for worship on Sunday 24th April.

School Strike 4 Climate
Harriet and Clementine carried the SMP banner to the recent hall.  Read what they had to say about our responsibility to care for the earth.

Synod Social Justice Convention
Brunswick Uniting Church has been invited to lead a workshop for the Synod Social Justice Convention on Saturday 30 April. The topic of the workshop is “How Brunswick Uniting went about declaring a Climate Crisis”. Shawn Whelan is taking the lead on this and is keen to hear who hopes to be attending the Convention. Check out the Convention brochure or register online.

Pastoral Care Ministry – join a team
The Pastoral Care Oversight Committee has made progress in refreshing the pastoral care teams for 2022.  Read the story on page 6 of the April Olive Branch or contact a committee member – Ian Ferguson, Gwen Arnold, Jane Allardice or Lyn Anderson.

Olive Way – Volunteers needed
The Olive Way has regained its pre-covid numbers.  This week we served between 35-45 people for lunch and our volunteers are being run off their feet!
If you would like to become a part of the Olive way team, helping out preparing and cooking food, cleaning up or chatting to people, please contact Ruth or Peter at buc.oliveway@gmail.com or Peter on  0431 193 810.  Our lunch days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30-1:30.

Short-medium term rental available
Heidi, sister of Leesl Wegner, is looking for someone to share her house in Coburg for 4-5 months.  See all the details here.

Deep in the Desert
The Younger WCCM community presents Campfire of the Heart, an opportunity to go deeper into presence and silence through daily times of meditation and other spiritual practices.  Saturday 26th June-Friday 1st July.

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