Read the Christmas Bowl Story each week


Join us for worship

Christmas messages from UCA Church Leaders

Stewart Lodge Christmas
Thankyou to everyone who made shortbread and wrote on cards for the residents of Stewart Lodge.  And a big thank you to Kirsty Bennett for organising our giving.

BUC News

Learn some FN’s stuff: #10
Listen to Premier Dan Andrews
making an apology to Uncle Archie Roche

Ministry Team on leave
Ian Ferguson will be on leave from 1st-17th January.  During this time we  will welcome Carlynne to preach and preside over Holy Communion (1/1), Daniel Broadstock to preach (8/1) and Kirsty Bennett and Saide Cameron to offer an interactive reflection time (15/1).
Peter Blair (Olive Way Pastor) will be on leave from 23rd December-6th January.  See next item for information about Olive Way dates.

Olive Way
After an amazing Christmas celebration on 13th December and a relaxing final week the Olive Way is closed for a Christmas break.  It will reopen to guests on Wednesday 18th January.  Check out the Olive Way on Facebook for lots of great stories and photos.  If you are interested in joining the Olive Way team send an email to:

Climate Action News

Climate Action News  will be in recess over the holiday period.

Website feature

Pages on the website are updated regularly.  This week we are featuring the Christmas Bowl Appeal page. On this page you can read all the stories from the Act for Peace partners and access the link to donate to the appeal.  This and linked pages will be reviewed soon.   Have a look and let us know what you think, responses to

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