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BUC News

Worship chat
Join Ian after worship at 10:30 on Zoom.   See the Facebook event or simply join here.

August Olive Branch
The next edition of our monthly newsletter will be published on Sunday 2nd August.  Look out for it in your inbox or in the post.

God and the Pandemic
a Christian reflection on the coronavirus and its aftermath
”  Come and discuss the issues raised by Tom Wright in this book about a Christian response to the Pandemic.  On Tuesday 4th August 2020 @ 7:00 pm on zoom.

A triple letter dinner with a twist
Sadly we will not be enjoying triple letter dinners in the usual way this year.  Instead the Community Team invites you to join in the fun of Fabulously Fancy Feasts within your own households any time during August, any day, any meal – breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Create a menu, dress up, decorate your table, light some candles, make fabulous, make it fun and most importantly take photos.  Share them on the FFF Facebook album.

Climate Action News

Climate Action Group
The BUC Climate Action Group (CAG) will meet at 5pm on Saturday 8th August via zoom to discuss implementation of aspects of the BUC Climate Action Plan recently adopted by the Church Council.

Powershop “switch a friend” bonus now available!
We’re delighted to announce that BUC has taken a significant step by switching our Sydney Rd site’s electricity from 20% to 100% GreenPower. Would you like to help yourself, BUC and the planet all at the same time? If you switch to Powershop electricity based on BUC’s referral, then they will credit you and BUC with $75 towards both accounts. Naturally, you should do your homework about whether that makes sense for you overall.
If you do want to switch, and credit BUC as part of the deal, follow this link:

People’s Climate Strategy for Victoria – Climate Impacts Survey
Friends of the Earth and community members are writing a People’s Climate Strategy for Victoria to guide the state government in setting out plans for cutting emissions and helping communities cope with climate impacts. The BUC Climate Action Group is encouraging members of the congregation to fill out the following short survey to ensure the final outcome includes your local knowledge:

Wider Church News

The weekly news from the Assembly includes