Photo gallery

Photo gallery

March Combined Service

On March 17, 2019 a Manningham Uniting Church had a combined service (all worshipping service worshipped together). Andi Jones from Lentara was the guest speaker providing an insight into the work of Lentara Andi Jones was very enthusiastic about telling us about the work that Lentara is involved with and we were very impressed. In Lentara’s Asylum Seeker Project, staff members case manage about 60 people who are seeking asylum, in 5 or 6 different accommodations scattered across Melbourne. Clients…

Ash Wednesday Service

Ash Wednesday begins the Christian season of Lent.  Ashes are a physical reminder or a symbol of our mortality, an image about dying to one life and being raised to another. This is the first day of 40 days of waiting until Easter Sunday when we believe that Jesus rose from the dead.  The colours in our worship spaces turn from green to purple, a colour of waiting and royalty – the other time we see purple is Advent when…

Day of Mourning photos

Sunday 20th January 2019 was declared a Day of Mourning by the Assembly of UCA and all congregations were encouraged to hold worship services that reflected on the effects of colonization on Australia’s First Peoples and our identity as a nation. The Day allowed us to stand together in remembering the truth of our history, and honouring the culture of Australia’s First Peoples. Manningham UC decided to hold its service as a combined service at Westerfolds Park on Sunday 27th…

FRESH Production – The Macbeth Play

Against the flat, bleak landscape of a Scottish winter, men and women are cramped into bitterness by corruption and conflict. Together they explore the complex connection between the actions humans take to achieve power and the guilt and fragility of personal identity we encounter in trying to maintain it. The Macbeth Play is a postmodern performance prompted by the Shakespearian tragedy that invites audiences to find moments of recognition in the characters it presents. It is a vivid and troubled…