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We are now able to offer all of regular services for those who are fully vaccinated. For more information please see our what’s on calendar.

All attendees must check in via QR Code and must show proof of full vaccination.

For those unable to join at this time, the reflection will be available here the following day, in additional to the written reflection

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23 January 2022

This year, weather permitting, our Day of Mourning service will be held on 23 January at 10.00am at the Red Stringy Bark shelter, Westerfolds Park.

16 January 2022

Betty, Phil. Natalie, Bob give a welcoming introduction to Swee Ann’s reflection this week

9 January 2022 – Greg Rublee

Text: Luke 3:15-17; 21-22 Theme: Jesus, the untamed, but utterly good Lion of Judah. A few weeks ago, when I gave the reflection for the second week of advent, I spoke about the arrival of Jesus as the Prince of Peace.  This morning, we’re leaping ahead 30 years to Jesus’ baptism and the start of his ministry on Earth. Our reading from Luke this morning contains some curious imagery that is sometimes overlooked and is best understood by delving deeper…

9 January 2022 – Swee Ann Koh

Texts: Isaiah 43:1-7 and Luke 3:5-17, 21-22 Introduction I love the yearly rhythm of our Church seasons, but I’ll admit that I find the transition from Christmas to Epiphany a bit jarring. One minute, we’re gazing at a wrapped-up baby in a manger.  Next, we’re whizzing past a baby, a collection of gift-bearing Magi, a young family fleeing to Egypt, a twelve-year-old boy in a temple, and a mother, pondering all these things in her heart.  And then? And then we…

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Day of Mourning Service

This year, weather permitting, our Day of Mourning service will be held on 23 January at 10.00am at the Red Stringy Bark shelter, Westerfolds Park.  If the weather is not suitable the service will be held at Templestowe and a decision about this will be made on Thursday 20 January.

Christmas Bowl 2021 – First Sunday after Christmas

Every year Manningham Uniting Church supports the Christmas Bowl Appeal. The Christmas Bowl since 1949, people have followed Rev Frank Byatt’s legacy, coming together each Christmas across Australia and the world to provide safety in exile for people forced from their homes by conflict and disaster. Your gift through the Christmas Bowl will support local partners to meet urgent needs and help create a world where uprooted people have a safe place to belong. The focus of the Christmas Bowl…

Christmas Bowl 2021 – Christmas Day

Every year Manningham Uniting Church supports the Christmas Bowl Appeal. The Christmas Bowl since 1949, people have followed Rev Frank Byatt’s legacy, coming together each Christmas across Australia and the world to provide safety in exile for people forced from their homes by conflict and disaster. Your gift through the Christmas Bowl will support local partners to meet urgent needs and help create a world where uprooted people have a safe place to belong. The focus of the Christmas Bowl…

Christmas Bowl 2021 – Fourth Sunday in Advent

Every year Manningham Uniting Church supports the Christmas Bowl Appeal. The Christmas Bowl since 1949, people have followed Rev Frank Byatt’s legacy, coming together each Christmas across Australia and the world to provide safety in exile for people forced from their homes by conflict and disaster. Your gift through the Christmas Bowl will support local partners to meet urgent needs and help create a world where uprooted people have a safe place to belong. The focus of the Christmas Bowl…