The first meeting of 16th Assembly members in July last year was held online for the first time in our history. The meeting will reconvene in person 6th-9th May on the Sunshine Coast. There are 10 ways to connect with the Assembly as it happens.
Last Sunday we farewelled Dave Hall as our Children, Youth & Young Adult Pastor. We offered speeches in the hall after worship and wrote our thanks in book. If you would like to add a message to the book please contact Joel Hallinan, CYYA Chair, 0437 062 952. Meanwhile read the story here.
During the Farewell gathering Joel Hallinan announced the interim leaders/co-ordinators of the CYYA programs.
- YUCY (Youth Group): Matilda McClintock and Bridie Turner
- Student House Program: Dave Miller
- Sunday Morning Program: Steph Gesling
Sharing the Food Co-op Vision
Lots is going on at the food co-op, following the big Review in 2021. In the spirit of information sharing and seeking greater involvement of all co-op members and other interested congregation members, we would like to invite you to come and hear about developments and give us your input. Details here.
Vote Climate in Wills
Climate Action Moreland has done an assessment of the published climate, environment and energy policies of the political parties and candidates standing in the Wills electorate for 2022 and whether they are consistent with the science of climate change and the speed of transition required, and meeting the targets of the Paris Agreement.
Climate Action Moreland is hosting a community screening of this new short film directed by Damon Gameau, at Merlynston Progress Hall, 1 Novian Street, Coburg North, on Friday 6 May at 6pm. Details and tickets here.
Kick Climate Goals
Come along for an evening of climate action with your AFL community on Thursday 12th May at the Fitzroy Bowls club.
Climate Action News
Check out: Regenerating Australia, Kick Climate Goals, Church leaders’ Easter statement on the environment, School Strike 4 Climate, Climate Action Now, Green Electricity, Earthworker Smart Energy co-operative
Annual General Meeting & Elections
Everyone is welcome to stay after worship on Sunday 6th June for our AGM and Election of Elders and Congregation Office Bearers. Nominations for Elders will be called next week. Please consider nominating or approaching someone else to nominate. Find out more here. The Olive Harvest (collection of annual reports) will be published on Sunday 29th May. Any questions contact Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743, Congregation Secretary.