Lenten Study
The Discipleship and Education Committee will be running a Lenten study on Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9:00pm for 6 weeks starting 20 February, hosted by Peter & Kath Williams.  Further details to come however we will be focussing on the Gospel of Mark.

Gaza Ceasefire Pilgrimage on Ash Wednesday
This Lent, a global movement is walking in prayerful solidarity with the the people of Gaza.  Wednesday 14th February, 6:30am, Epping Railway Station, Melbourne.  Facebook details here.

Sydney Road Street Party
The Food Co-op is hosting our participation in this fabulous annual event on Sunday 3rd March.  Find out how you can get involved.

Olive Pages
The Olive Pages, our collection of names, phone numbers, emails and addresses will be updated in the coming weeks and published privately early March.   If you are new to the congregation or have changed any of your details please send Saide an email.  Please only provide details that you are comfortable to share.

INVITATION to join the Discipleship and Education Committee at BUC
The Committee is delegated by Brunswick Uniting Church Council to oversees opportunities for adult Christian education and deepening of faith and discipleship. It is built upon the premise that as Christians we are always seeking to deepen our faith in God; both at the personal relational level and in our knowledge and understanding of God and the Bible as we endeavour to have an intelligent and world engaging Christian faith.  We are looking for new members.

– Ian Ferguson will be inducted as the Minister of the Word at Glenwaverly UC on Sunday 4th February, 2:30pm.  Join on Youtube
– Annie Brophy and Kyle Moffitt will be ordained and inducted as Ministers of the Word at Ocean Grove UC on Sunday 4th February, 2pm. Join on Zoom, Meeting ID: 297 852 1634, Passcode: 988040

Planning for Holy Week
The worship committee has met and created a plan for the Season of Lent which begins on Ash Wednesday, 14th February and concludes on Palm Sunday, 24th March.  We have also started thinking about Holy Week.  We are holding a special meeting on Wednesday 6th March, 7pm, in the worship space and would love to welcome anyone who is interested in planning the series of services:  Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Dawn Service, Easter Day.  If you are interested please contact Saide, 0407 096 743 or send an email.

Climate Action News

Two items:  Let’s Refocus on Climate Action at BUC and Outcomes of COP28

FeaturingSave the date:  Uniting in Prayer 2024, Australia Day Honours, Farewelling John Cox, Survey Opportunities on the Assembly’s work, Walking in solidarity for Gaza and lots more …

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