BUC Mission Appeal 2022
Keep up to date with all the news and information about our Mission Appeal.  The Mission Spot during worship this week will feature the Student House Program.

Worshipping with the Psalms in Winter
During worship on 31st July we will be reflecting on Psalm 85 using contributions from people within the congregation and the Olive Arts Collective.  The final Sunday in this series will be on 28th August with a focus on Psalm 81:1,10-16.   For more information see Worshipping with the Psalms in Winter.  You are also invited to join the Creating with the Psalms session on 9th August for inspiration.

Climate Action News
Read all about
: a  Friends of the Earth petition, a climate rally in Melbourne, 30/7-1pm , Brunswick Churches working together, 30/7- 2pm,  and Climamania, 30/7-7pm.

Tower Room Window
The current installation in our Tower Room Window features works from Olive Arts Collective artists.  Have a look next time you are at worship or simply walking past the church.

Church Heater
Great news – you will be warm when you come to worship on Sunday.  The heater has been repaired.  Our thanks to the Property Committee for attending to this important work.

Welcoming Ceremony
We will offer a Welcoming Ceremony during worship on 14th August for people who have recently (or not so recently) become part of the BUC community.  Contact Ian, 0438 547 842‬ if you want more information or simply to participate.

‘Freedom Street’ 
The new Australian-made documentary ‘Freedom Street’premiered recently, and has collected several awards. The Bayside Refugee Advocacy and Support Association and the Director, Alfred Pek will co-host an online screening of the film via Zoom on Thursday 11th August 2022 at 6.30 pm followed by a Q & A with the director and two of the three stars, $15, tickets are available from Trybooking.


World Moments
Everyone is invited to the launch of Eva Rugel’s exhibition featuring images and a photographic installation of 412 postcards on Thursday 4th August, 6:30pm.  Exhbition from 4th -19th August at the Magnet Galleries, Docklands.

Natural/unnatural, the beauty in the discarded
Simone Alesich’s exhibition
reflects on the items that we so casually create and discard, recreating them in a form that is beautiful and reflects the natural environment.  Exhibition from 8th July – 27th November at the Incinerator Gallery.

Featuring:  Uniting the scattered community, Why Innovate?, A conversation with Beth Irvin, ASC July Update, Korean National Conference gathering, A reflection on the State of the Environment and so much, much more …

Featuring:  In-person intercultural retreat returns, Pastoral care workshop, Preaching and theology, NDIS research and more …

Featuring:  Keeping the rumour of God alive (re Census data), Share Sunday, Mental Health Matters, Superannuation & global warming, Education events