Social Justice/Missional

Social Justice/Missional

Apr 15, 2024

Stitch and Chat Patchworkers

Stitch and Chat Patchworkers make quilted knee rugs that are given to church members and friends who are struggling with health issues, etc. We make banners, single bed quilts for Australian military personnel serving overseas, bags sent to Africa, quilts for refugees etc. All items are given away, nearly all materials used are supplied. We try various patterns to learn new skills. No-one is an expert, all participate, we learn from each other and no great skill level is required.…
Apr 20, 2024

Music for a Warming World

Music for a Warming World is a unique eco-art fusion of music, visual imagery, science and culture performed by professional musicians that has inspired and delighted audiences around Australia. It will make you laugh and perhaps even cry. It fosters understanding of climate change, promotes preparedness, and cultivates a sense of solidarity, strength and hope within our global community. For more information about the show: musicforawarmingworld.org
Apr 24, 2024

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. Contact Tony on 03 9846 2012; info@manninghamuc.org
Apr 29, 2024

MUC Knitters

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. This will be a time to share what you have been knitting and to hear about a new opportunity to help Aboriginal people in palliative care. Everyone is welcome to attend, knitter or not! Can’t attend, but are a keen knitter? Or have an abundance of wool? Feel free to download the…
May 2, 2024

MUC Connections – Supporting refugees and people seeking asylum

MUC Connections is a group of people whose members 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. It provides an opportunity to connect with, advocate for and support people seeking asylum and those from a refugee background.  Meetings start at 7:30…
May 4, 2024

Feast for Freedom

Connections Feast is back! Connections is hosting another feast but at a bigger location so more can join in the fun!! Where-Manningham Uniting Church and Community Centre, 109 Wood Street-Foyer Area When-Saturday May 4th 12.30pm Who-families, friends, anyone who wishes to enjoy a variety of cultural dishes and wants to help refugees. We are aiming for up to 50 places. RSVP-By 26th April to either Sharon or Anne via the hub 9846 2012 or email info@manninghamuc.org DONATE – click here…