Bush Dance News
Counting down the days until the Bush Dance on Saturday 21st July. This event is a FUNdraiser for the Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre. Invite everyone. It’s going to be a fabulous community event for all ages.
Pop-up Op-Shop at the Bush Dance
Come along, buy something fabulous & pre-loved. The Op Shop will continue to be available for the next few Sundays.
Auction at the Bush Dance
Check out what’s on offer, lots of donations from local businesses. If you want to place a bid but won’t be there on the night you are welcome to do so. Call Saide, 0407 096 743.
Leave your handbags, backpacks, winter coats & scarves with Linda Wannan for a gold coin donation so you can dance the night away without a care in the world.
22nd July – We celebrate the baptism of Rafa Hallinan, son of Tess Alston & Joel Hallinan
29th July – After worship everyone is welcome to our Warming Winter Lunch.
August & September roster
The worship rosters for the next two months are being prepared and there are currently going to be gaps. If you would like to join the roster and want to know how you can help out please contact Saide, 0407096 743. Here is the June & July roster so you can get an idea of what’s involved.
Mainstreams and Margins
Join the Discipleship & Education committee for Mainstream and Margins Dynamics – a workshop to support an inclusive church community on Thursday 26th July, 7:30-9:30pm. Contact Ian Ferguson, 0438 547 842 or see the noticeboard for more information.
Warming Winter Soup & Rolls lunch
Stay on after morning tea on Sunday 29th July for a delicious soup & rolls lunch. The Pastoral Care Community Team would love to receive offers of pots of soup. Please contact Saide, 0407 096 743.
These are an excellent tool for getting to know people’s names. Please wear yours as often as you can. Please let Saide know, 0407 096 743, if you need one. There will also be a sheet to add your details and choice of colour (red, green, yellow, blue, orange, purple) during morning tea after worship.
A congregational meeting will be held after worship on Sunday 5th August to inform the congregation of the recommendations from the Olive Way Kitchen briefing report and the relocation trial approved by Church Council at its July meeting. The report is available by login to the Members section – Resources & Reports. Scroll down to: Olive Way Kitchen briefing report.
Book Launch Invitation
Jan Morgan and Graeme Garrett, members of our community, have co-authored a book On the Edge: A-Way with the Ocean The book engages in conversation with poets, theologians, philosophers, scientists and Indigenous wisdoms. Members of BUC are warmly invited to a launch party on Sunday 5th August at 3-5 pm.
Daniel Whelan is in this year’s University High School Musical “Oliver!” on 9th-11th August. He’d love it if you came along.
Tickets can be purchased by logging on to https://www.trybooking.com/396740
Ticket prices are as follows: Adults $26;
Pension/HealthCare Card Holders & University/TAFE Students $22;
Primary and University High School Students $16
Safe Church Awareness Training
You are invited to be part of a safe place! The Safe Church Awareness workshop provides local volunteers and leaders with knowledge and understanding of our Safe Church policy and procedures. All ‘appointed leaders’ at BUC are required to attend training. Saturday 11th August, 1:30-4:15pm at BUC. RSVP to Helen Rowe by 1 st August, 0423 009 813.
Wider Church News
Beers & Hymns
Come along to Beer & Hymns, Sunday 19th August, 3:00-5:30pm at The Wesley Ann, 250 High St., North Melbourne. Bring along a copy of TiS or AHB.
Retreat is a 24-hour unbroken hum, where anyone can come along and hum with myself and others, for as long as they like. You’re welcome to join us. We’ll be humming from 9pm on the 15th to 9pm on the 16th of September at Brunswick Mechanics Institute. This event is part of a PhD research project for Ben Landau and is also on of the Melbourne Fringe program.