Christmas Bowl – Advent 4

Finding strength in love after fleeing Syria  How do we share God’s unconditional love with those who have suffered unimaginable violence?  When their city of Hama came under siege, Rima and her husband Kateb fled for Jordan with their children. As they were escaping, one of their young sons was killed by a chemical [...]

By |2019-12-19T09:51:54+11:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 3

Finding joy in resilience Is it possible to be joyful when the natural disasters that batter your island home become more destructive with every year? Your Christmas Bowl gifts help the vulnerable people of Tonga to stay safe through worsening disasters. People like ‘Asena, who has found great joy in protecting her family and [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:49:42+11:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 1/12

Advent Litany The prophet Isaiah speaks They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. We light this first candle for hope. God of all creation plant your seeds of hope deep within our aching hearts. In [...]

By |2019-12-05T08:36:11+11:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Olive Pesto

The Olive Pesto Craft Meet Up Group is a community activity of the Brunswick UC Arts Group. We welcome crafters new and old, experienced and beginners, skilled and learners. This month we will start work on the Advent installation at the invitation of the Worship Committee.  See details in the newsletter here. Please bring [...]

By |2019-10-31T23:38:56+11:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 16/12

Prayers of Adoration & Confession Come, our God of love and peace, Whose reign is whispering on the wind and rising with the sun. Come Emmanuel, Come O dayspring, key of David, branch of Jesse, wonderful counsellor, everlasting God and prince of peace. Come great Lord of might, mother of creation, spirit of joy and hope. [...]

By |2018-12-20T09:48:16+11:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Olive Press 2/12

Prayer Points Ministry Team Church Council Carlynne – awaiting placement Olive Way program Pastoral Care Committee Justice & Mission Committee Sunday Morning Program Roster participants Non-Violent Direct Action FUNdraising Committee Presbytery of Port Philip West Creatures of the land Act for Peace Christmas Bowl Appeal [...]

By |2018-11-29T10:50:51+11:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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