CLEANING, MAINTENANCE AND ROOM BOOKINGS
How to report cleaning issues to at BUC. From now on any issues and concerns about cleaning of the facilities at BUC are to be passed on to Shawn Whelan. Helen Rowe and Jenny Hunter are no longer the contacts for day-to-day cleaning issues. Thank you.
How to report building maintenance and graffiti issues. The Property Committee looks after building maintenance for BUC and the Student House. Contact details of Committee members is in the Directory.
How to make a room booking. This applies to BUC congregation members as well as external users. Bookings are made by contacting Julie via email at email@example.com
Wedding Invitation: On Saturday 31st August at 2pm Nili and Hamid will getting married in our Church. Nili has been connected with our congregation for a couple of years now. Both she and Hamid are asylum seekers who have no family or friends in Melbourne. They would like to share this occasion with the church. And so, you are invited to come and celebrate with them at their ceremony (which will be short and informal) and afternoon tea afterwards. Please let me (Ian: firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you are able to come and support them in this way.
Out and About August activity
Join us on Friday 16 August to visit PMI (Prahran Mechanics Institute), 39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran. Arrive from 10.30 am. A Special History Showcase exhibiting a number of historical, family history and special interest societies from around Victoria. For transport options and further information contact Helen Rowe 0423 09 813
Let the earth speak
Save the dates – The BUC Arts committee together with the Justice & Mission committee is delighted to invite you to join us for a Visual Arts Exhibition and program of events at Brunswick UC, 27 September to 6 October 2018, 212 Sydney Rd Brunswick. Find out more.
Volunteer required to re-stock morning tea catering supplies
Involves topping up basic pantry supplies from the Food Co-op. Can be done on 3rd Saturday of the month while Co-op is operating or on any Sunday by arrangement. Please contact Helen Rowe if you can assist and for further details. 0423 009 813
Wider Church News
On the Edge
Facilitated by Graeme Garrett and Jan Morgan, these interactive workshops, 29th August, 12th & 26th September, will offer a contemplative space for exploration, meditation, silence and practicing attention in nature. No cost. Bookings required.
Laurence Freeman, a Benedictine monk and the spiritual guide and Director of The World Community for Christian Meditation will be holding events at the National Conference of the World Community of Christian Meditation over the 11th-12th of October. There is also a special opportunity to for children and youth to participate.