Christmas Bowl

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

Christmas Bowl

Sharing God's love through the Christmas Bowl It was 1949. Millions of refugees were starving in war-ravaged Europe. And as Frank looked at his heavily-laden Christmas dinner table, the contrast between our abundance in Australia and the needs of others around the world could not have been more stark.  As a Christian, he felt [...]

By |2019-11-30T05:23:17+11:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , |0 Comments
Go to Top