Mission Appeal Launch
The Mission Appeal will be launched during worship on Sunday 17th July.  Watch our for information, stories and sermons for the next several weeks and your invitation to respond.  See the July Olive Branch, page 13 for more information.

Food Co-op 
Struggling to get to food co-op on a Saturday morning? Prefer a time during the week?  For the next 3 months we are trialling a mid-week alternative.  Come along from 6pm to 7pm on Thursday 21st July (the Thursday after normal distribution).  Message Tim Budge if you are thinking of coming along or just turn up.

August & September roster
The worship rosters are being prepared for the next two months.  If you are a regular participant please respond to the email sent out earlier this week.  If you would like get involved and want to know more please contact Saide, saide.cameron@bigpond.com.

Ian on leave
We will welcome Peter Blair, Olive Way pastor, as our preacher on 24th July, while Ian is enjoying a weekend off.  See ‘A cold snap‘ for a recent Olive Way story.

Welcoming Ceremony
We will offer a Welcoming Ceremony during worship on 14th August for people who have recently (or not so recently) become part of the BUC community.  Contact Ian, 0438 547 842‬ if you want more information or simply to participate.

‘Freedom Street’ 
The new Australian-made documentary ‘Freedom Street’ premiered recently, and has collected several awards. The Bayside Refugee Advocacy and Support Association and the Director, Alfred Pek will co-host an online screening of the film via Zoom on Thursday 11th August 2022 at 6.30 pm followed by a Q & A with the director and two of the three stars, $15, tickets are available from Trybooking.


Natural/unnatural, the beauty in the discarded
Simone Alesich’s exhibition
reflects on the items that we so casually create and discard, recreating them in a form that is beautiful and reflects the natural environment.  Open 8th July – 27th November at the Incinerator Gallery.

Small Connections
Michael Rigby’s exhibition provide a glimpse into reflections on his inner and outer worlds during a challenging, introspective period of his life. Open 6th July – 26th November at the Incinerator Gallery.

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