Act for Peace Christmas Bowl FUNdraising Stalls
Our congregation is a long time supporter of this appeal and one of the big ways we do this is through our FUNraising stalls after worship on Sunday 8th and 15th December. Find out more:
- See the event post for information about the projects we will be supporting
- For information about what will be on offer find out more here
- To contribute to the Christmas craft component of the stall, contact Glenice, 0414 319 649
Stewart Lodge Card writing
Join Kirsty Bennett in the Olive Way after worship on Sunday 8th December to join in the fun of writing 5-10 Christmas Cards for the 64 residents of Stewart Lodge ready for our Carol singing event. Cards, a list of names and suggested greetings will be supplied. Bring your favourite pen!!
Cradled in the Arms of Love
Everyone is invited to the launch of ‘Cradled in the Arms of Love: the Incredible Journey of the Universe’, by Richard Arnold and Ann Soo, on Sunday 8th December, 1:30 in the BUC Hall.
A silent auction of all the art work for the book will be offered to accompany the book launch. All the proceeds will go directly to The Olive Arts Collective of Brunswick Uniting Church. More information on the Collective here
Sunday 15th December, 2pm. A quiet service of reflection & meditation for people who want a space to grieve, remember loved ones who have died, look back over a difficult year, seek peace in troubled times or simply take some time away from the busyness of this particular time of the year. We pray, reflect, celebrate Holy Communion.
Stewart Lodge Carols
You are invited to celebrate the joy of Christmas with the residents of Stewart Lodge on Wednesday 18th December, 6:30pm, singing Christmas Carols and sharing supper. Please bring a plate of healthy supper to share. Celebrate with the residents as they receive their gifts.
Carols for Compassion
Join Love Makes A Way to sing for compassion this Christmas season! We will be singing carols at key points in the Melbourne CBD, calling for just and humane policies for people seeking asylum.
When: 4:30-6pm, Friday 20th December
Where: Meeting at Federation Square, to sing at various points in the CBD
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Olive Pesto News
Saturday 7th December – “OP Extra” 10am-midday in The Olive Way, making flowers and fruit for the Advent installation. All welcome.
Sunday 8th December – 9:30-10:30am .Come to Worship and see the Advent-Installation-So-Far, with Tree by Amelia and ‘new shoots” from Olive Pesto and the Sunday Morning program. (Flowers will be installed 15 December; Fruit on 22 December)
Saturday 14th December – “The Last Olive Pest for 2019” 10am – midday in the Youth Hall. Come relax, refresh, renew your spirits with slow unstructured yarn-craft with others in a friendly laid-back atmosphere.