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Season of Creation
Beginning on 22nd September and through until 20th October our worship will be shaped by reflection on and engagement with creation. Our exhibition ‘Let the earth speak’ is providing inspiration for this season of worship.
Let the earth speak
Join us for one or two of the remaining special Exhibition events
- Performance night, 4th October, 7:00pm
- The Forest Prayed CD Launch (Maggie Somerville), 5th October, 3pm
An opportunity to meet to talk faith hosted by Ian Ferguson, Thursday 10th October, 7:30pm at the Manse.
Working Bee & Lunch
Our third and final working bee for the year will be held after worship on Sunday 13th October. The Property Committee will have a list of tasks to complete. Many hands makes light work. Join in the fun. Bring gloves and whatever other equipment you think will be useful.
A BBQ lunch will be provided. Offers of salads and fruit platters are very welcome. Contact email@example.com to make your offer.
Blessing of the Bikes
On Sunday 20th October we will conclude the final Sunday of our Season of Creation with the annual and very popular Blessing of the Bikes after worship. All non-motorized forms of transport (scooters, bicycles, pushers, prams, skateboards, walkers, wheelchairs, etc) will be blessed. BUC Cycle will then host a bike ride along one of Melbourne’s famous cycling tracks. BYO picnic to share along the way.
Seeking Qualified First-Aiders
There will be occasions in any of our BUC activities or programs when a First Aid person might be required to provide assistance. Do you have a current First Aid, CPR or AED certificate? Would you be willing to respond if the need arose? We will need a copy of your current certificate. Please contact Helen Rowe on 0423 009 813 to indicate your willingness to assist in this way and for further information.
Safe Church Training
Here’s an opportunity for BUC volunteers and leaders to complete their Safe Church training at North Melbourne Uniting Church, 4 Elm Street North Melbourne on Sunday 27 October at 11.30 am. All appointed leaders i.e those required to have a Working With Children Check are required to attend such a workshop. An experienced safe church trainer from the Synod will lead the workshop. If you are interested to attend, please respond directly to Anne Wilkinson at Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Mobile/SMS 0405 619 046. No charge to attend. Resources provided.
BUC leaders – if you have any questions about your training status please contact Helen Rowe 0423 009 813 or Claire Foley 0419 988 972