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Got a Minute? Learn some First Nations Stuff #6
This week featuring:  Who we were and who we can be

Break the Silence Sunday
Sophia’s Spring faith community at CERES is holding their annual ‘Break the Silence’ service on Sunday 20th November prior to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on 25th November.

FUNdraising Event
We haven’t had the opportunity to host a major FUNdraising event for the last two years.  The Justice & Mission and FUNdraising committees are looking forward to a Big 0W celebration on 19th November.  Only 2 days to go.  Book a seat, join in all the fun, contact Natalie, ‭0411 266 903‬.

ASWC Celebrating 20 years
The Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre (ASWC), is proudly celebrating its 20th Anniversary on Tuesday 6th December.  All are welcome to held celebrate this special occasion.

Northcote Uniting Church Ministry Team new position
The role is for a Mission & Ministry Enabler who will focus on proactive community engagement, relationship management with our partners and hirers, and supporting operations and administrative functions. It’s a diverse role with lots of scope for someone to make it their own.  Find out more.

PIEN Weekly Wrap
Read about:  PIEN’s AGM, Petition for Shade, Opportunities to learn, Introduction to Peacemaking in the Palestinian context

North & West Melbourne welcomes International Students
To celebrate both the presence of international students in our community and the richness of our ethnic and cultural diversity, you are invited to a Dinner of Inclusion on 3rd December.

How to avoid soft plastics
Where do I send soft plastics now that the Recycle option has gone.  Find out more.

Out and About group excursion
We’re planning a group booking to visit the Royal Exhibition Building Dome Walk in the new year. Check your email for details and get back to Helen Rowe ASAP with your preferences so a group booking can be made. Out and About is a social group for people who enjoy active excursions and having lunch together.
If you do not receive the regular Out and About emails, please contact Helen direct for further information. SMS 0423 009 813 or

Climate Action News

Read about:   Chance to stop approvals of new coal and gas, Interim findings from the Net Zero Australia Study, Eco-Anxiety and Pastoral Care, EOI for CoPower Board

Recycle right:  An Envirocom Presentation or Mer-be City Council

Member Exhibitions

Visit:  There’s a place for everyone, Small Connections, Natural/unnatural, the beauty in the discarded

Website feature

Pages on the website are updated regularly.  This week we are featuring the Walking Together with First Peoples page. On this page you’ll find information about our commitment to just, the Walking Together Group, the story of our Indigenous Recognition Sculpture and a weekly invitation to ‘Learn some FN’s stuff.   Have a look and let us know what you think, responses to

Featuring:  Our heart for God’s renewal, Rev. Lindsay Cullen-Associate General Secretary, Zoom with Act2, The Basis at 50, Celebrating the Reign of Christ, Sharing the gifts of partnership and more ….

Featuring:  Disability Action Plan, Cost of living, UAICC Statement, Co-power, Food Appeal, Christmas Bowl,  Sounds like fun and more …

Featuring:  Hampton Park Community Garden, Mental Health Matters, Plant together …, VCC Emergency Ministries and more …