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Position Vacant

Transition Ministry Coordinator

Manningham Uniting Church
Part time 0.4FTE

The Transition Ministry Coordinator will strengthen the pastoral support of the Manningham Uniting Church (MUC) as the congregation experiences significant change. Currently amidst a process of property sale and redevelopment, MUC wishes to complement the ongoing ministry and congregational leadership as it continues to reshape itself in pursuit of it’s vision and mission by appointing this medium term role.

Suitable applicants should have skills in pastoral leadership, ministry, counselling and an understanding of change processes.

The role will
– work alongside the Ministry Team and with congregational leaders
– facilitate and lead workshops or events to help support members
– provide personalised pastoral support and oversight to members of the congregation who are finding the transition difficult

Copies of the PD are available upon request.

Application sought by (3 weeks after)

Send Application to:
Moses Lee
Manningham Uniting Church Ministry and Administration Hub

Plum Pudding Fundraiser

Sharon and Helen have started making puddings so get your orders in. Please refer to the September Magazine ” News” page  for details about how to order the delicious plum puddings that we are making again this year. To make sure we can fill your order please let Sharon or Helen know ASAP.

This is a fundraiser for LinC Manningham Inc. and the Malawi Chikdren’s Foundation.

Mango Fundraiser for Malawi and Refugees and Asylum Seekers

If you love mangoes, here’s your chance to again indulge in fresh juicy Kensington Pride mangoes like many of you have done over the last few years. They make a wonderful Christmas gift. Trays are picked and packed during the premium harvest and will be delivered in late November to early December depending upon harvest at a cost per tray of only $27 – 7kg (the same price as last year) – 14-20 mangoes depending on size.
Place order by Sun 22nd Oct – receipt issued for cash or cheque to Manningham Uniting Church
Please place orders only through Elaine  9846 3800, Russell  98483187 Don 98507407 or the HUB


A Grandstand for the Environment Inc. Special Forum

Clearly climate change is happening across the world.

How can we make a meaningful national response amidst so many false claims, self-interested lobbyists and plainly “fake news” editorial?

Hear three eminently qualified speakers address these distressing issues followed by Q&A discussion

“Facing Climate Change in a Post Truth World”

Special Forum on Wednesday 25 October 2017.

7.00 for 7.30pm at Manningham Civic Centre, 699 Doncaster Road, Doncaster


LinC Manningham 15 years Celebration

Please plan to attend a Combined Worship on Sunday 29th October when we will be celebrating the 15th anniversary of the establishment of LinC Manningham by the late Lynne Bennett and the acknowledging all those from our congregation who volunteer their time to help in this significant ministry in our Manningham community.

The service will be held at Andersons Creek Road at 10.00am led by Rev Lucas Taylor.

Guest Speaker is Pastor Max Anderson, National Director of LinC National

ARC VIC Templestowe

Obsessive Compulsive & Anxiety Disorders Support Group

Meets the Third Tuesday of each month

Venue:  Lounge 104 Atkinson Street, Templestowe
(enter carpark off Woods Street)
Time: 7.30pm-9.00pm
Cost FREE (gold coin donation appreciated)