It was such a privilege to welcome Areej Masoud to speak on the topic ‘Any hope for peace in Palestine now, or ever?’ Areej is a Palestinian Christian born in Bethlehem, who lives with minutes from the birthplace of Jesus. Currently, she works as the Development and Communications Department Coordinator at Bethlehem Bible College. [...]
Thank you Areej Masoud offered this gift of a plate and chalice to our congregation in thanks for our support of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network speaking tour which brought her to Australia. The plate and chalice are made of olive wood from Jerusalem. We look forward to using them in November. [...]
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 [...]
Prayers of Adoration, Confession, Lament God our Creator you shaped us for love and harmony Singing into our souls the very joy of creation Surrounding us with everything that is good and beautiful. And yet we confess that your wondrous creation is divided by walls and divisions that destroy peace. Give us a voice [...]
Rev Joan Fisher shared her experience as a participant in the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine and Israel during worship for the start of World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel 2017. The powerpoint presentation that accompanied this presentation is available here.
Glitter Balls & Big Hair - Alistair's Musical Bingo $15 pay at the door Book a group of 8 or come and join a table BYO drinks and a plate of nibbles for your table Dress up disco style Prizes, Give aways, raffle (mystery prize), auction (four fabulous items) Enjoy the wholesome goodness of [...]
The Justice & Mission committee is delighted to host a conversation with Joan to mark the beginning of the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel. Join us for afternoon tea as we learn more about EAPPI. An introduction from Rev. Joan Fisher ... Palestine-Israel is the birthplace of our faith – we [...]