A reflection drawing on the images in the stained glass window that faces us as we worship at Brunswick Uniting Church. In particular, how do those images illuminate our Pastoral Care themes: Hospitality, Compassion and Community?
Olive Way Review Information Session After the service from 11 am to 12 noon there will be an Olive Way Information Session in the Olive Way area. We will update everyone about the recent Olive Way Review which took place during 2018. There will also be a chance to ask questions. There will also [...]
Blue Christmas is a quiet service of reflection & meditation for people who want a space to grieve, remember loved ones who have died, look back over a difficult year, seek peace in troubled times or simply take some time away from the busyness of this particular time of the year. We pray, reflect, [...]
During worship we offered prayers in response to the National Apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. At the conclusion of the service we enjoyed our Annual Blessing of the Bikes Prayers of Adoration & Confession Kyrie eleison, Kyrie eleison, Kyrie eleison, Kyrie eleison. God of life You show [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession O God, all your children are written on your hands: you are a mother who neither forgets nor forsakes her own. All creation is held within your very self. Before we were born, you knew us. In our mothers’ wombs, your Spirit formed us. All creation is held within [...]
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 [...]
Paul writes to the church in Corinth drawing parallels between our sexual relationships and our relationship with God ... Concluding her sermon Fiona Bottcher prayed: May our prayer today be a prayer of love for all bodies, that we see and acknowledge the divinity in all the bodies of all our brothers and sisters in [...]
The Olive Way re-opens for 2018 on Tuesday 9th January. Come along for company, conversation and refreshments. Find out more.