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BUC News

Worship this week
The worship space remains closed, with our worship service fully pre-recorded and and available on YouTube on 19/9.  We welcome Graeme Garrett, member of our congregation.

Season of Creation
The Season of Creation will be offered for the month of September.  Over the coming weeks we’ll be invited to make commitments in response to food consumption, energy use, travel, advocacy and financial investment.  Visit BUC Household acts for Climate Justice for more information.

Worship Chat
Join Ian for a chat after worship on Sunday on Zoom.

Emergence – Calling for submissions and volunteers
Our exhibition has been rescheduled to 5th-15th November.  The BUC Arts has made this decision in response to the current lockdown.  We hope that these new dates will provide more time for works to be created and to also allow us to create a companion virtual Exhbition.  Read more here.  Watch Courtney’s invitation.

Sunday Worship roster
The roster for October and November is currently being prepared.  If you are a regular participant please respond to the email sent out recently.  If you would like to be involved and want to know more please email

Eco-theology conversation

CYYA Review
The 5-yearly Children, Youth and Young Adults Ministry Review is underway. Tim Winkler is coordinating the review, and we’d love to hear your thoughts, to help shape the future.   On Wednesday 29th September at 7:30pm there’s a session for anyone who hasn;t yet had a chance to share their thoughts on ministry we offer to Children, Youth and Young Adults. We will share the zoom link on our website.  And there will be a range of age-specific sessions, as well.

Free to a good home
Do you want a table, a TV cabinet and/or a decorative mirror?  If you answer is yes then look no further.  Glenice & Barry have exactly what you need.  Details here.

Climate Action News

Assembly resources on taking action on climate change
The Uniting Church National Assembly have just released these resources for congregations on taking action on climate change

Climate change and the Pacific webinar: 5pm Friday 17th September
During the Season of Creation, you are warmly invited to join us for a special webinar at 5pm on Friday 17th September concerning the significance of COP26 for the climate emergency in the Pacific. This webinar will also highlight what you can do, to ensure that our world leaders listen and address what Pope Francis calls “the Cry of the Earth”. Join Archbishop of Suva Peter ChongBishop of Parramatta Vincent Long, Pacific Conference of Churches General Secretary Rev. James Bhagwan and Rev. Mata Havea Hiliau Moderator Elect, Uniting Church NSW/ACT, for a conversation facilitated by Sister Jan Barnett rsj. Registrations are essential: Click here to register

Over six hundred letters delivered to the Prime Minister by ARRCC this week
The handwritten letters were collected and sent this week to Prime Minister Scott Morrison by the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC). They are calling on the Morrison Government to submit higher emissions reduction targets to negotiations in Glasgow, re-start contributions to the United Nations Green Climate Fund and abandon a ‘gas-led recovery’ in favour of job creation in low carbon industries.

Wider Church News

UC National News, 15-21/9

  • 3 takes on being an Intergenerational Church 
  • Toward Zero:  Connecting Faith and Action
  • Season of Creation:  Prayers
  • Older Person Sunday, 3rd October
  • International Day of Peace, 21st September
  • And more …
    • The Synod of WA following its 45th Meeting that took place on the weekend and Rev Dr Andrew Williams who was appointed General Secretary from January 2022.
    • Those feeling the strain of lockdown, those struggling economically and those who are sick with COVID-19. We give thanks to our healthcare workers and those who are reaching out to care for the most vulnerable right now.
    • Equitable access to vaccines to ensure all in our community are safe.