Olive Way – Volunteers needed
The Olive Way has regained its pre-covid numbers.  This week we served between 35-45 people for lunch and our volunteers are being run off their feet!
If you would like to become a part of the Olive way team, helping out preparing and cooking food, cleaning up or chatting to people, please contact Ruth or Peter at buc.oliveway@gmail.com or Peter on  0431 193 810.  Our lunch days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30-1:30.

April & May roster
The April & May roster FINAL updated version is now available!!  Thank you to everyone who participates in our worship rosters supporting the work of worship in a wonderful variety of ways.

April Olive Branch
The April Olive Branch will be published on 3rd April.

Palm Sunday
Join us for all the fun of ecumenical worship on Palm Sunday, 10th April.

Palm Sunday Walk for Justice
Join the Melbourne Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees on Sunday 10 April from 1.30pm at the State Library, Swanston Street.  Share the poster.

Holy Week worship
Join us for worship during Holy Week. We will continue to use Rita Broadway’s series of 10 paintings ‘Seeing through the eyes of Jesus to inspire and shape our worship.

Climate Action

BUC Climate Action Group
To find out more about climate action at our church click the earth button on BUC website or contact Richard Arnold richarn50@gmail.com. The next meeting of the Climate Action Group will be in May (instead of April).

Synod Social Justice Convention
Brunswick Uniting Church has been invited to lead a workshop for the Synod Social Justice Convention on Saturday 30 April. The topic of the workshop is “How Brunswick Uniting went about declaring a Climate Crisis”. Shawn Whelan is taking the lead on this and is keen to hear who hopes to be attending the Convention. Check out the Convention brochure or register online.

Green Electricity
BUC has switched to Diamond Energy, switch now to help the planet and BUC.

Earthworker Smart Energy Co-operative
The Jesuit Social Services are running this initiative in conjunction with Earthworker Cooperative to do draft sealing and increasing energy efficiency for low income households.  Find out more.

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