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Voluntary Assisted Dying panel

A Forum exploring the Practical, Pastoral and Theological implications of Victoria’s new VAD legislation. Q&A with an expert on the Victorian Legislation, a Theologian, and a Pastoral Educator. Speakers: Mr Joel Hallinan, Inquiry Officer, Parliament of Victoria, Legal and Social Issues Committee. Inquiry into End of Life Choices. Rev DrJason Goroncy - Jason Goroncy, Senior [...]

By |2018-09-12T01:49:43+00:00October 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

World Wide Knit in Public Day

From the moment doors opened on Saturday 9th June at 12noon, the Olive Way filled with the sound of needles clicking and conversations around communal tables. Over 65 people enjoyed four hours of knitting beanies, scarves and fingerless mitts for KOGO ( Knit One Give One). A KOGO volunteer was laden with four bags of [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:40:10+00:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: Creating ...|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 14/1

Prayers of Adoration & Confession Creator God you are our home and dwelling place. As the summer unfolds before us blessing us with long days, warmth and sunshine, rain and bird song we feel our bodies and souls responding to these gifts. Christ our Saviour you renew and restore us. Through your teachings we [...]

By |2018-01-16T06:46:15+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 7/1

Candle Lighting including Prayers of Adoration & Confession We pray in the New Year, lighting these candles as signs of who the newborn child Jesus is for us We lit the first candle for his humanity Child we praise and worship you, for in the vulnerability, the simplicity, and the wonder of your birth [...]

By |2018-01-07T08:06:57+00:00January 7th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 31/12

Prayers of Adoration & Confession Loving God, we praise you who did not close yourself away in a distant chamber of eternity, but pierced through the veil of our world, and became incarnate, pouring love and grace into a human body, and lighting a flame in the darkness. Dear Jesus, by the strength and [...]

By |2018-01-01T20:48:05+00:00January 1st, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Eve Meditation

Christmas Eve Meditation Our meditation - offered on Christmas Eve 2017. We gather before the throne, in the fields and by the manger. Written by Saide Cameron and Ian Ferguson Offered by Saide and Ian with Julie & Peter McKinnon The recording begins with the congregation singing 'Infant Holy'. The meditation in four voices [...]

By |2017-12-28T05:19:16+00:00December 28th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 24/12 for Advent 4

Prayers of Adoration & Confession Loving God, creator of mysteries, giver of joy we worship and adore you for you hold us in your heart soothing our griefs, calming our worries reminding us that you are our home, our place of peace. Christ Child, son of God, vulnerable baby we worship and adore you [...]

By |2017-12-27T08:19:39+00:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments