Creating for Advent

Hope, Peace, Joy, Love The Season of Advent begins on Sunday 27th November.  During worship we will be exploring the traditional themes of Hope, Peace, Joy and Love as we reflect on the writings of the prophet Isaiah and from Matthew’s Gospel.  Read the lectionary here. To help shape our worship the worship committee invites [...]

By |2022-10-28T17:52:05+11:00October 28th, 2022|Categories: BUC Stories, Creating ..., Our Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Blue Christmas 2019

Blue Christmas Our worship provided a space for reflection on God's Christmas gifts of hope, peace, joy and love.  We heard from the prophet Isaiah and the Gospel of Luke, lit the Advent and Christmas candles, shared an adaptation of the Advent litany and sang our Advent song 'Come O God, we pray',  We [...]

By |2019-12-15T22:04:31+11:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 3

Finding joy in resilience Is it possible to be joyful when the natural disasters that batter your island home become more destructive with every year? Your Christmas Bowl gifts help the vulnerable people of Tonga to stay safe through worsening disasters. People like ‘Asena, who has found great joy in protecting her family and [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:49:42+11:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Eve Prayers

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 [...]

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+11:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Blue Christmas Prayers 13/12

Advent Candle Lighting prayer We light the first Advent Candle listening for the turning of the season, joining our voices to the cry ‘Keep awake’. We remember the events that have shaped our living this year and pray for Christmas hope, for an end to suffering and despair and for your light to shine [...]

By |2017-12-15T06:54:31+11:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: BUC Stories, Sunday Prayers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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