Lenten FUNdraising Stalls
Be ready to buy up big at the stalls after worship on Sundays 7th & 14th April. On offer: craft, baked goods and preserves. If you have something you want to contribute please bring it along on the day. If you have any questions call Glenice, 0414 319 649, or Saide, 0407 096 743. The fun continues after Easter with Helen Burnham’s now famous Pop-Up Shop Op for three-four weeks from 28th April.
Nourish is Back!
We’re delighted to announce that there will be a special session for children (mainly primary school aged) on both Wednesdays of the school holidays.
Julie and Ian will lead the 10th of April, and Janet and Ann Soo will guide the 17th – the day before Maundy Thursday
(We are looking for a kindly kitchen supporter for both sessions)
Lenten Reflection Group
When? final Thursday – 11/4 (and come back on 18/4 for our Maundy Thursday service)
Where? Gathering Space in the Church.
Time? 7:30-9:00pm in the Church
JOIN THE PALM SUNDAY Walk for Justice for Refugees
Join with people from community groups, faith groups, unions, and political organisations on Palm Sunday to stand up for refugees on Sunday 14th April for a ‘Fair and Welcoming Society’ and to ‘Close Manus & Nauru, Bring Them Here’. More information on the Facebook Event page.
Our congregation gathers on the corner of Swanston and LaTrobe Sts. at 1:30 and/or travel in together by tram from the church at 1:00pm. Look for our BUC and Welcome Banners. If you can coordinate our gathering (this means take and return the banners, be a visible person as we gather) please contact Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743.
Hot Cross Buns & Soup Lunch
After worship on Good Friday, 19th April, we gather to spend time together enjoying home made hot cross buns and beautiful soups (thank you Ray and Alistair). Everyone is welcome to the home of Adrian & Anita, 11 Hellers St. Brunswick from noon. BYO drinks and chairs.
Listening Skills workshop
A one day practical workshop with Rev Andy Calder, Monday 29th April, 9:30-2:30 at BUC. Please express your interest in this workshop to Richard Arnold (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Peter Blair (email@example.com) who will forward you a registration form.
It’s official – Peter Blair and Dave Hall will be commissioned as our Olive Way and Children Youth & Young Adult Pastors on Sunday 5th May, 1:00pm followed by afternoon tea. The service will be presided over by Rev. Sani Vaeluaga.
Irish poet and theologian Pádraig Ó Tuamawill launch Julie Perrin’s collection of 60 stories Tender, stories that lean into kindness. BUC folk are invited. Do SAVE THE DATE: Saturday May 11th @ 2pm in the church hall. All welcome.