BUC News for 5th November
What does creativity mean to you?
Join us for the Performing Arts Night on 3rd November, 6:30-8:30pm. Refreshments provided. Our arts exhibition closes on 5th November at Brunswick Uniting Church. Explore visual arts and performance and have the opportunity to respond in your own way.
FINAL CALL – You are invited to attend participate in the fun of Notoriously Nourishing November Dinners to be held over the weekend of 10th, 11th & 12th November. Friday & Saturday will be dinner events, and Sunday will be a more family friendly luncheon. Details here.
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.
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