BCUC Saturday Friendship Club – 17 March 7.15 PM

For the meeting of the Saturday Friendship Club on the 17th March, the club has been fortunate to obtain as a speaker, Prof Stephen Lincoln. He will be speaking about “Climate Change and Future Energy” Stephen is part of Adelaide’s Environment Institute and is well versed in matters of climate change and energy production, having written over 300 hundred papers. I have heard him speak and he gives in layman’s terms, very enlightening and unbiased views about energy options and the effects of climate change throughout the world. We are indeed privileged to have obtained this calibre of speaker. We hope you can come along. Usual basket supper. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW MEETING TIME – 7.15 PM FOR A 7.30 PM START. … Continue reading

A message from Matthew December 17

The challenge of last week was to think of and to invite someone to one of our Christmas Services so that they too can hear the good news that Jesus Christ has come into the world to bring us joy. How did you go? Have you invited someone? Did they say yes? In the Gospel according to Luke we are given an example to follow. 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 11 Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” 13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, 14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven,     and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.” 15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” 16 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. 17 When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, 18 and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. (Luke 2:8-18 NIV) The Good News of the birth of Jesus is still cause for great joy for all people and all who hear this good news will be amazed. Before you invite anyone else to come and share this great joy, I ask you to stop and think – am I taking this good news for granted in my own life? Do I really understand that this good news has turned my life upside-down? Do I believe that Jesus still has the power to miraculously change lives today? The shepherds heard the Good News, they experienced it for themselves and then they spread the word. We are compelled to do the same.   … Continue reading

A message from Matthew December 17

The challenge of last week was to think of and to invite someone to one of our Christmas Services so that they too can hear the good news that Jesus Christ has come into the world to bring us joy. How did you go? Have you invited someone? Did they say yes? In the Gospel according to Luke we are given an example to follow. 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 11 Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” 13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, 14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven,     and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.” 15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.” 16 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. 17 When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, 18 and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. (Luke 2:8-18 NIV) The Good News of the birth of Jesus is still cause for great joy for all people and all who hear this good news will be amazed. Before you invite anyone else to come and share this great joy, I ask you to stop and think – am I taking this good news for granted in my own life? Do I really understand that this good news has turned my life upside-down? Do I believe that Jesus still has the power to miraculously change lives today? The shepherds heard the Good News, they experienced it for themselves and then they spread the word. We are compelled to do the same.   … Continue reading

BICC Shine Choir Concert

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Sunday 20th October, 2pm @ BCUC. We have been fortunate to obtain the Shine Choir for a concert at Burnside City UC. The choir will sing a range of lively music, with some sing-a-longs. Adults $10; Families $20. Proceeds towards Christian Pastoral Support Workers in local schools. Visit the Shine Choir’s youtube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/shinechoir … Continue reading