Sharing Your Space
Assembly President Dr Deidre Palmer has conveyed the Uniting Church’s prayers of solidarity with the people of the United States to the UCA’s partner churches in that country.
I have spent a few weeks as the Chaplain for the Selection Conference, a time when applicants for ordained ministry meet with a panel of people from across VicTas Synod in order to test their call to ministry. It’s a time of great challenge and vulnerability and is certainly one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. With the COVID-19 restrictions, this has obviously taken place on Zoom with all of its inherent challenges. As Chaplain, my role has included…
A knock on the front door, barely audible, broke into a conversation with Tanya over a cup of coffee. Without a word she left her seat at the kitchen bench and headed for the front door. Shortly after she reappeared with a box in her hand. It was shoe box in size, square in shape. Turning the box over, I could see it was sent by Merryn. I was interested. Scissors found in a draw, the tape on the box…
In the forward to the book ‘Memory Byways’, which records dementia journeys through poetry, is written; “For a person on the Dementia journey… Time is no longer sequential; the present is the past, the future is yesterday…Personal identity becomes fluid, fantasy and reality merge; but love is remembered.” A recent Webinar ‘Best Practice and Support for People living with Younger Onset Dementia’ highlighted the individual nature of the dementia journey. There are, however, underlying common principles including ensuring the experiences…
Bible reading – Luke 4: 14-30 Jenny
Join with us for our weekly service – for watching when you’re able or join with other congregation members at 10am. Led by Lorraine Parkinson and the Manningham UC congregation looking at Luke 2:41-52
This year, weather and Covid permitting, our Day of Mourning service will be held on 24 January at 10.00am at the Red Stringy Bark shelter, Westerfolds Park. If the weather is not suitable the service will be held at Westfield Drive and a decision about this will be made on Thursday 21 January. Please register by phoning the Hub on 9846 2012 or emailing email@example.com The printed service will also be online and mailed out for those who are not able or comfortable to meet in person. In addition, we are hoping to record the service and make it available on the website.
An in person service to be held at 20 Westfield Dr, Doncaster or live streamed to Woodhouse Grove, Box Hill North. (please register your attendance at either locations – firstname.lastname@example.org or 9846 2012)