BUC News

New subscribers welcome to With Love to the World 2019
To date eighteen parishioners have taken out a 2019 subscription to With Love to the World.  Are you interested in having a quarterly daily devotion guide that provides a reflection on the next Sunday’s lectionary?  You need the 2019 subscription for With Love to the World, costing $20.  Faye Findlay will be collecting $20 from anyone interested this Sunday. (She is on Welcoming.)

Ian’s Leave
Ian will be on leave from 31st December to 21st January.

  • For any pastoral needs or concerns please contact Glenice Cook, 0414 319 649, or Leanne Salau, 0488 718 887 from the Pastoral Care Compassion Team
  • For any other questions please contact Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743.

Preachers during January
During Ian’s leave we look forward to welcoming three fabulous preachers:

  • 6th January – Graeme Garrett, celebrating Holy Communion
  • 13th January – Sunny Chen
  • 20th January – Peter Blair

Main hall floor to be repainted
The floor is being sanded from 9th to 16th January.  The majority of the furniture will be stored in the Olive Way.  The Olive Way program will be held in the Youth Hall during this week.  The Property Committee is looking for assistance from the movers and shakers in the congregation on Saturday 5th January from 2-4pm and after worship on 6th January to move OW furniture into the Youth Hall and as much Hall furniture as possible into the Olive Way.  Please contact Ray Cameron, 0407 096 743, to offer your assistance.

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The Olive Way
reopens on Tuesday 8th January in the Youth Hall (just for one week and then returning to the Olive Way when work on the hall floor is completed).

BUC Cycle
BUC cycle
will be on the road after worship on Sunday 13th January. Ride your bikes, bring your lycra. We’ll be riding a local bike path and stopping for drinks along the way.  Contact Colin Hunter,0407 522 587 or Ray Cameron, 0407 883654 for details.

The Olive Arts Collective
Wishing everyone a lovely break over the festive season. We will start back in the Youth Hall of Brunswick Uniting Church on 23rd January 2019 at our usual time of 10am – 12noon.

On 16th January, we will visit the NGV and view the Escher exhibition.

  • Meet at Brunswick Uniting Church at 10.30am and travel as a group by tram (19) to Flinders Station and walk to NGV
  • Meet us in the NGV at 11.30am – water feature at the entrance of NGV.

Any questions contact Ann on 0422 842 244.

Food Co-op News
The Committee has CANCELLED Food Co-op for 19th January because the floors of the church halls will be sanded and resurfaced in January.  Our Food Co-op meeting space is required to store the furniture while the floor sanding is in progress.

Prayer Points

Ministry Team
Church Council
Carlynne – awaiting placement
Olive Way program
Pastoral Care Committee
Justice & Mission Committee
Sunday Morning Program
Roster participants
Non-Violent Direct Action
FUNdraising Committee
Presbytery of Port Philip West
Creatures of the land