Listening

Respect postcard series

Respect Project In 2018 the Justice and Mission committee commissioned an internal progress review of the Olive Way Program.  Eventually 9 key recommendations emerged together with an underlying desire to create a “community of respect”. The Olive Arts Collective took up the theme of respect and created some beautiful images to promote this critical value. [...]

By |2019-03-29T19:22:27+00:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Rainbow of Respect

One of the outcomes of the 2018 Olive Way Review was the Respect project from which emerged a series of postcards created by the Olive Arts Collective artists.  As always with the Sydney Road Street Party the Justice & Mission Committee wanted to invite passersby to interact with our iconic rainbow and so we [...]

By |2019-03-21T23:32:10+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Maundy Thursday Prayer 29/3

Maundy Thursday Jesus, light of the world, as darkness begins its descent on the day, we come to this quiet place of reflection to remember the final events of your life. As you draw nearer to the cross, we draw near to you. Listening to the familiar accounts of your disciples, we seek new [...]

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Olive Press for 25/3

Prayer Points Ministry Team BIUC Congregation Fiona – MoD candidate UnitingCare ReGen D&E Committee Presbytery Representative Student House Program Community Ministry Love Makes a Way Food Co-op CTM Our planet & all she holds BUC News Palm Sunday Bring along your drums and percussion instruments [...]

By |2018-03-22T22:29:53+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Olive Press for 18/3

Prayer Points Ministry Team Ecumenical Neighbours Assembly President ASWC CY&YA Committee Property Committee Mulling Hospitality Ministry Sanctuary Movement Indigenous Hospitality House UCA Assembly Creatures of the air BUC News Time of Lament, Confession & Commitment During worship on  Sunday 11th March we offered a Time of [...]

By |2019-04-04T21:42:34+00:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: BUC Stories, Olive Press|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Time of Lament, Confession & Commitment

Introduction Today (Sunday 11th March 2018, Lent 4), following the recently released final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse, we have been asked by the Assembly of the Uniting Church to express our deep concern for the victims of sexual abuse. In faith, we lament institutionalised sexual abuse [...]

Lent 3

This Lent we ask 'What does it mean when we listen as followers of Jesus?' Listening from the place of resurrection, John 2:13-22 Each Sunday the children will participate in building a soundscape, an opportunity to listen differently. This is an All Age Worship service, we celebrate Holy Communion. We will also commission our newly [...]

By |2018-02-07T06:37:02+00:00March 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , |0 Comments