compassion

Blue Christmas

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, [...]

By |2018-11-22T10:14:13+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sunday Prayers 28/10

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 [...]

By |2018-10-28T08:00:10+00:00October 28th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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|Categories: |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