BUC News for 12th November
Love Makes a Way will host a Vigil for Men on Manus on Tuesday 14th November, 5pm at the Department of Immigration & Border Protection Offices. Details here.
Looking for a new home – two sets of bunk beds (tubular steel), one royal blue & very plain, the other heritage green with a decorative head. Also a full set of encyclopaedias from around 1975 with corresponding year books for at least the 10 following years. Contact Catherine Mullen, 9382 1212.
Spiritual Survival Guide – The Basis of Union What is it? Should we care? The answer YES. Come and find out why on Thursday 16th November at BUC, 7:30 pm, with Geoff Thompson. Details here.
A Congregational Meeting will be held after worship on Sunday 26th November. The meeting will include the election of Elders and will be followed by a Congregational Lunch. Please contact Saide Cameron, 0407 096 743 for more information.
Nominations for Elders – Nominations are now called for Elders of our Church Council. Ideally our Church Council is made up of 10 Elders providing leadership and oversight of the ministry and mission of our congregation through our committee structure. We have had ongoing vacancies in the last couple of years.
- Steph Gesling is continuing as an Elder.
- Daniel Broadstock, Shawn Whelan, Kate Scull, Linda Wannan are all re-nominating.
- Ann Soo and Ray Cameron are concluding after 2 and 5 years respectively on Council.
To be eligible for the role of Elder you must be a confirmed member of the Uniting Church or a confirmed member-in-association, ie confirmed in another denomination. Formal details about Church Council are provided here. Chat to one of the people named above if you want to learn more about their experiences. Nomination forms are available here must be provided to Saide Cameron by 12th November at the latest.
Join the Advent &/or Pageant choirs – This is always a wonderful opportunity to sing beautiful music together. Rehearsals will be organized at a mutually agreeable time once we know who is interested and available. Contact Elaine Potter for more information, 0434 671 109.
Christian Meditation at Brunswick
There are a number of opportunities to be involved in Christian Meditation in Brunswick. There are weekly meetings at 29 MacFarland Street Brunswick each Wednesday at 8am and 5.30pm (meetings go for 30 minutes). These will be every Wednesday until 13th December, except 29th November.
There is one more Sunday meditation time, meeting at the church at 8.15am: Sunday 10th December.
New meditators are welcome and teaching is provided. For more information contact Richard on 0407 796 429