Easter hope after Christchurch. A reflection on Luke 24:1-12. I show a number of videos in this reflection: The haka outside the Al Noor Mosque (Tenei Te Ruru begins at 00:47) - I play three excerpts of this through the reflection 1973 All Blacks haka contrasted with the 2015 All Blacks haka Jacinda Ardern's speech [...]
Areej will speak at a forum after worship as part of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network Speaker Tour. The forum will conclude with time for lunch and further discussion. A 2017 FUNdraising event resulted in BUC becoming a major sponsor for the tour. The Justice & Mission committee is looking forward to sharing time [...]
Thinking Jesus dead, the disciples lock themselves in a room. And yet their gathering is interrupted and reshaped by someone passing through the door. What might this mean? We welcomed Matt Julius as our preacher. Matt is a student at the Centre for Theology & Ministry, a member of the new Synod Mission and [...]
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 [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession God of love, mystery and wonder your message of hope for the world comes to us in the form of a vulnerable baby for whom there was no place. You speak into the hearts of all who suffer offering words of love and comfort to those have no hope [...]
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 [...]
We celebrate the birth of Christ at our regular worship time.
We gather for worship at 11:30 pm to welcome in Christmas Day with candle light and a celebration of Holy Communion.
Join us for our Christmas Eve Pageant to hear ‘A message of hope and joy’. A celebration for all ages. Come dressed as your favourite nativity character and join in the ensemble near the end of the pageant.