Posts by Manningham UC (Page 23)

Posts by Manningham UC (Page 23)

Mango Fundraiser Time Again

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. Profits support various…

Climate Change Rally at Ruffey Lake Park

MUC’s newly formed ‘Social Justice Action Group’ had its first outing on Saturday 8 September when members joined a Climate Change Rally at Ruffey Lake Park in beautiful sunshine. We were encouraged to draw our handprints on a large colourful banner calling for a fast and fair transition away from coal to 100% renewables. It was great to meet in good spirit with like-minded local folk who shared a passion for trying to turn the tide and are fighting the…

Minster’s Note – September 2018

“… walking with communities locally, nationally and globally”. Part One Human beings were created to be in relationship with each other. In fact, in order to continue to grow and become all that we could be – to self-actualise – we are dependent on the support and input of other people. (As much as it pains me as an introvert to admit it!) Therefore it is vital for individuals to belong to a community that nurtures, encourages and inspires them…

Vision and Hopes

Some of the vision and hopes for the new development at Templestowe are: a place where it is evident that visitors, guests, volunteers, staff and church members are welcome, highly valued and well catered for. an inspiring place, both by design and in its daily operation that ensures sustainability is paramount and the development is environmentally responsible and resource efficient. to recognise the traditional owners of the land, valuing the first peoples’ history and stewardship of the land. a place…

How we got here – The story so far

In 2015 Manningham Uniting Church (MUC) embarked on a journey to explore opportunities to consolidate its activities and sustainably better serve the needs of the community. Throughout this process discussions were held with church members, local residents, Manningham City Council and local agencies to establish how a consolidated facility might serve the people living, working and worshiping in the area. The outcome of the exploration process, which was endorsed by the MUC congregation in early 2016, concluded: the Atkinson Street…

Manningham Uniting ready for next chapter

As reported by Uniting Church in Australia publication, Crosslight, Mar 16, 2018 As Manningham Uniting Church marked the closure of one of its church sites, the congregation is already planning ahead for the next part of their ‘grand adventure’. In mid-March, congregation members from all four Manningham UC sites gathered together for the final service at the Anderson Creek Road church in Doncaster East.  More than 200 people attended the thanksgiving service, which was part of a weekend of activities…