A Congregational Meeting will be held after worship on Sunday 5th August with the author of the Olive Way Kitchen Briefing report to hear about the rationale for the relocation trial, and have any questions from the report answered. See the August Olive Branch, page 7 for more information or visit the website Members Area-Resources & Reports, scroll down to ‘Olive Way Kitchen Briefing Report. Contact Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743, for more information.
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.
The August Olive Branch will be published this weekend!!
The August & September worship rosters have been finalised. If you have any questions or comments call Saide, 0407 096 743.
It’s time for a Working Bee at the Student House. Everyone is invited to head on down to the Student Houses after worship on 19th August, from 11:30am-1pm. The focus of the working bee will be gardening and general cleaning up. Your rewards will be time spent working together and a delicious lunch at 1pm. Bring whatever tools you think will help with the work and please RSVP to Valentina Satvedi Leydon, our Interim Student House Support Worker, 0456 099 448 by 15th August to assist with catering for lunch.
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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.
Future of Work & Religious Faith, a Relig-in-Uni Symposium, Friday 26th October, 10am-4:30pm, Newman College Oratory. For enquiries and registration contact Rev. Dr. Sunny Chen, Melbourne University Chaplain, firstname.lastname@example.org