discipleship

Sunday Prayers 25/11

Prayers of Adoration & Confession Creator God, you are the source of all life Our thoughts, our dreams, our creative inspirations have their source in the abundance of your love. You surround us with beauty, mystery and wonder reminding us constantly that in you we have fullness of life. Christ our Saviour, you walked [...]

By |2018-11-28T08:28:49+00:00November 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|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Marginal or mainstream?

A workshop to support an inclusive church community It goes without saying that groups are diverse and complex. In every group or community some people feel comfortable at the centre while others find themselves on the periphery. Groups can grow and become healthier by intentionally engaging with these dynamics. What does it mean to [...]

By |2018-07-05T01:50:37+00:00July 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Basis of Union

The Basis of Union - What is it?  Why should we care? On Thursday 16th November (for the final instalment of the third Spiritual Survival Guide, offered by our Discipleship & Education Committee) Geoff Thompson reminded us of the importance of the Basis of Union as the foundation document of the Uniting Church. We read [...]

By |2017-11-26T08:52:47+00:00November 26th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Basis of Union

What is it?  Should we care? The Basis is the document to which the Presbyterian, Congregational and Methodist churches agreed to in order to form the Uniting Church. Should we care? Yes, because far from merely being a document of the theological fashions of the 1960s, it was even then cutting across conventional theological [...]

Griefs Observed 2

Grief and loss – The Hidden experience As follow up to Meg’s session on Thursday October 12th, this session will be an experiential workshop style. Who/Whatever you feel you have lost - a person, a role, someone who can’t be named ,a pet,  life experiences, able ‘bodiedness’,not having a child, intimacy, faith…the list goes [...]

By |2017-08-31T10:57:58+00:00October 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Griefs Observed 1

Revisiting grief:  what to say, what to do... Theories, helpful ideas, myths and even some cliche bingo! Come to be affirmed in what you already know, grow in confidence, tune in to what challenges you, relate to your own experiences, think about how to effectively support others..  share your wisdom with other good people... [...]

By |2017-08-31T10:43:33+00:00October 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments