Events

Events

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Events

Mar 27, 2019

Early Morning Walking Group

Come and join us for a friendly walk in the park, alongside the river. Breathe in the fresh air, smell the bush, hear the songs of the birds and maybe even meet some of the local residents – kangaroos. rabbits, tawny frogmouth families, ducks, ibis, lorikeets, maybe even a sleepy wombat. What a great way to start your day! Contact Jan on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Mar 27, 2019

MUC Connections – Supporting refugees and people seeking asylum

MUC Connections is a group of people who encourage one another to connect with, support and advocate for refugees and people seeking asylum. Activities include speakers, petitions, organising food, and toy drives; making up toiletry packs to give to newly arrived refugees, activities to raise awareness, and fundraising for organisations that support people seeking asylum. New members are always welcome. Contact Marion, Brian or Ian on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Mar 28, 2019

Social Justice Action Group

The Group meets to promote social justice issues in our church and wider community. We aim to raise awareness and encourage actions in issues such as indigenous rights and reconciliation, asylum seekers and refugees, climate change and environment, gambling, overseas aid, homelessness and affordable housing, family violence and tax evasion. Contact Tony on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Mar 29, 2019

Playgroup

Contact Chris on 03 9846 1037 playgroup@manninghamuc.org
Mar 29, 2019

English Conversation Classes

English conversation classes are run by volunteer tutors from Manningham Uniting Church and are open to any migrant who would like to improve their spoken and written English. Classes are held in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, with a different topic presented each week. Classes are free and morning tea is provided. Contact Marion  or Tricia on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Mar 30, 2019

Persian New Year Feast

Sadegh and Fouzieh invite you to their Persian New Year Feast Join us in enjoying good company and a variety of Iranian dishes, with vegetarian, fish, chicken and meat options, followed by fruit and Persian biscuits. Cost: $30 per adult, children under 10 Free, Water, tea and coffee provided. B.Y.O. other drinks A proportion of the profits will be used to support refugees and asylum seekers through MUC ‘Connections’. Tickets from the Hub, Marion, Faye, Ian, Brian 03 9846 1037…
Mar 31, 2019

Choir Practice

The choir leads the singing for the Fellowship@10 Sunday services and often sings a piece relevant to the theme of the service. Most times the piece is rehearsed only on the day of the service and so choir members can walk up to the rehearsal. Besides the regular choir members, other choristers are welcome to join for single services as/when they are able. At Easter and Christmas and sometimes other special occasions, additional rehearsals are arranged. Choir members are advised…
Mar 31, 2019

Family@10 (Worship)

A vibrant, contemporary, casual service for people of all ages. Led by worship teams/congregation and a member of the Ministry team. KidsChurch is incorporated within Family@10.
Mar 31, 2019

Fellowship@10 (worship)

Fellowship @10 is a relaxed traditional style worship service led by one of our ministers assisted by lay participants.  The worship is planned by the minister and worship planning teams and does not follow a set order.  The music emphasis is on traditional hymns accompanied by the organ but also includes more modern hymns and contemporary songs.  A choir practices at 9.15am prior to the service and often contributes to the worship. This service takes place at 10.00am each Sunday…
Mar 31, 2019

Kids Church (Worship)

Manningham Uniting Church runs KidsChurch every Sunday, during school terms, which is integrated with Family@10. It is run by a fantastic group of trained leaders – who offer the program for children to learn and discover what being a Christian is like on an everyday basis. This is offered for kinder and primary school age kids through games, activities, craft and singing. All leaders are aware of the responsibilities of child safety and all have working with children checks.
Mar 31, 2019

The Woodhouse Grove (Worship)

WORSHIP AT WOODHOUSE GROVE is a traditional service held each Sunday morning at 147 Woodhouse Grove, Box Hill North at 10.00am.
Mar 31, 2019

Prayer Workshop

Sunday 31st March after family@10 service at ATK upper hall. Workshop for ALL ages on how to lead prayers in church following a request from family@10 leaders. BYO lunch. Who’s it for? anyone who is already leading in church anyone who might be interested in leading anyone who just wants to know more We’ll share techniques, styles, creative examples, resources. RSVP to Claire on 03 9846 1037 claire.dawe​@manninghamuc.org
Apr 1, 2019

MUC Knitters Group

Ladies with a common interest in knitting come together to create warm garments and soft toys for newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers and enjoy afternoon tea together. Donations of yarn are appreciated. Contact Helen or Marion on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Apr 1, 2019

Fresh Youth theatre

Each Fresh Youth Theatre workshop is open to young people aged12-18 and consists of afternoon tea, rehearsal time, small group discussion around the theme of the play and then we all sit down together and share a meal. The leaders include a director, a pastoral carer, a member of our Ministry Team and several other volunteers and all have Working with Children checks and have undertaken Safe Church training. A Fresh Youth Theatre season consists of approximately 16 weeks of…
Apr 1, 2019

Men’s Social Tennis

The “Could Have Beens” meet every alternate Monday evening at 7.30pm, for a couple of hours’ social tennis, followed by cheese, refreshments and convivial conversation covering all manner of subjects. Skill levels unimportant. Around 8-12 players attend, so we manage a couple of sets each. Occasionally non-players come along just for the conversation. New participants are most welcome. Contact Bob on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Apr 1, 2019

Book Club

Book Club is a small group of people who read a book each month which is then discussed along with other issues of interest to the group. Contact Chris or Ruth 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Apr 2, 2019

Green Sage Morning Coffee Group

MUC ladies and friends come together to enjoy a coffee/tea and a weekly catch-up. Special Birthdays are celebrated and the ladies support each other in times of need. They also collect loose change for the ‘Porridge Pot’ which is sent to Malawi, Africa to support the Mphatso Children’s Foundation. Contact Helen or Elaine on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Apr 2, 2019

Tuesday Mens’ Coffee Group – The Grumpies

This is a very informal group of retired men that meets at Michel’s at The Pines Shopping Centre every Tuesday to enjoy the coffee and try to solve the world’s problems, so far without any success. The Grumpies draw from a group of about twenty-five and attendances range between eight and fifteen. The focus is purely social based on coffee and conversation. The Group is welcomes all MUC men and friends and we would be pleased to see some new…
Apr 2, 2019

Men’s Fellowship*

*But women are welcome too…. The aim of this group is to provide interesting speakers from other professions or documentary visuals with spiritual and human relationship mindset. For example Police superintendent who felt God call him Former Baptist Minister who became a prison chaplain Barrister who combined defence of criminals with job of primary school chaplain Contact David or John on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Apr 3, 2019

Westcare

Westcare is a friendly group that provides company for people during the day. We commence with morning tea (provided) and a chat, trim stamps for Sammy Stamp Fund until 12.30pm when we prepare for lunch. Each person brings their own sandwich/salad and cake is provided with another cuppa. We celebrate Birthdays and Christmas, share stories of family, holidays, items of inspiration, snippets of interest, all with a touch of humour. Sometimes we sing together. We contribute $2 each meeting to…
Apr 6, 2019

Café Church (Worship)

We worship together with a discussion on all aspects of daily living and current issues (not necessarily religious ones). Occasionally the topics are challenging which promotes lively and thoughtful conversation. Hospitality is about seeing Jesus in ordinary people. Others in the group are all encouraged to lead the discussion if they wish. All are welcome any time to drop in. What is Café Church – find out more here Contact Sharon on 03 9846 1037 admin@manninghamuc.org
Apr 6, 2019

F.O.C.U.S.

The name F.O.C.U.S. is derived from: Fellowship, Outreach, Christmanship, Understanding, Service. F.O.C.U.S. began in 1971, initially in homes and later at Westfield Drive. Its primary purpose was a gathering for ‘young marrieds’.  A more apt description of the members today would be ‘young at heart’.   The group usually meet at Westfield Drive at 7.30pm on the first Saturday of the month.  We conclude our meetings with a shared supper. Activities typically include a planning BBQ,  guest speakers on travel…