Praying for freedom and healing

On Thursday 7th April, the Park Hotel-Prison (in which dozens of people had been detained in torturous limbo for over a year) finally stood empty, and almost all of those who found themselves locked up in Australia after being ‘medevac-ed’ here from PNG and Nauru for supposed medical treatment were able to walk free [...]

An evening with Peter Khalil

An evening with Peter Khalil MP for faith communities in Wills Thursday 15th July, 7:00-8:45pm   exploring 3 Issues Welcome and Acknowledgment of Country Climate Crisis First Nations - Walking Together Asylum Seekers General Questions This is a booked event with a seating capacity of 120. Please book here: Bring your ticket with you [...]

Time for a home

Brunswick Uniting Church believes in freedom, justice and equality for all people. The congregation of Brunswick Uniting Church is dismayed by the inhumane and cruel detention of innocent asylum seekers in hotels and detention centres around the country. Many members are actively involved in organisations that support these people in various ways. As Christians [...]

By |2021-01-24T14:28:33+11:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

Phones are a lifeline

Moz’s calling party – Phones are a lifeline Can you imagine living in lockdown without access to your friends and family via the internet on your phone or computer? The refugees detained in the Mantra and Kangaroo Point hotel prisons will be facing living in solitary confinement with no outside contact if Alan Tudge gets [...]

By |2020-08-29T13:50:47+10:00August 29th, 2020|Categories: |Tags: |0 Comments

Candlelight for Refugees

Sunday 19th July marks 7 years of detention of refugees who have been held hostage by the Australian government.  It’s 7 years since former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced that people seeking asylum, arriving by boat, will never be settled in Australia and would be processed offshore. Since then refugees and asylum seekers have [...]

By |2020-07-17T00:13:51+10:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Love Makes a Way

Lenten Listening Introduction by Natalie Sims - During Lent, our prayers of confession each week are said in response to God’s word of grace and hope. This is a time of listening with respect, to the voices of those in our community who are needy and oppressed, and a time of asking God’s grace to [...]

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