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for the week of September 23

Pastoral Contact Afternoon Tea
Members serving as a Pastoral Contact are invited to an appreciation afternoon tea at BCUC at 2:30pm, October 7.  Ian Olver will be speaking on the topic “What I learned from people with Cancer”. This will be a very informative afternoon and we encourage you to attend. Please RSVP to Ruth, Di, or Marie by October 2


Church Council Meeting
Tuesday September 26. 6:30pm devotions 7:00pm meeting held in the Beaumont Room on the first floor. All invited to attend this meeting to observe. Previous CC minutes available at reception.


Women’s Ministry
The Women’s Ministry Group invites all Women to a free Pancake Brunch on Wednesday October 10 at 9:30am at the home of Ruth Daws. Donations will go to the Frontier Services Drought Support Appeal. Please RSVP to Ruth Daws by October 5 to book you place.


Operation Christmas Child
This year’s shoebox project is well underway.  Boxes & brochures are available if you wish to make up a box on your own. You may prefer to buy items or make a monetary donation. Packing day is Monday October 8 from 9:30am. Enquiries to Di.


Monday Day Fellowship
On October 8, we will be taking a bus trip to Tickle Tank home and garden in Mount Barker.  Be at the church at 12:45pm.  Cost $22.  Please contact Ruth Daws for more information.


Hizbiz a Men’s Group
All gentlemen welcome to share a 12 noon lunch at the Marryatville Hotel on Tuesday September 25. Contact Peter Morris if attending on petantmorris@ hotmail.com  or 0423 967 137.


Introduction to the Psalms
Dr Liz Boase
October 3, 7:30pm repeated October 10 2pm. All welcome.

for the week of September 16

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Pastoral Contact Afternoon Tea
Members serving as a Pastoral Contact are invited to an appreciation afternoon tea at BCUC at 2:30pm, October 7.  Ian Olver will be speaking on the topic “What I learned from people with Cancer”. This will be a very informative afternoon and we encourage you to attend. Please RSVP to Ruth, Di, or Marie by October 2. 


THANK YOU!
for your generous support for the Marryatville High School Staff Appreciation Morning Tea. This event is a wonderful opportunity for community outreach to the school staff. 


Introduction to the Psalms
Dr Liz Boase
October 3rd 7:30pm repeated October 10th 2pm. All welcome.


Women’s Ministry

The Women’s Ministry Group invites all Women to a free Pancake Brunch on Wednesday October 10 at 9:30am at the home of Ruth Daws. Donations will go to the Frontier Services Drought Support Appeal. Please RSVP to Ruth Daws by October 5 to book you place.


Operation Christmas Child
Today we will launch this year’s shoebox project.  Boxes & brochures will be available if you wish to make up a box on your own. You may prefer to buy items or make a monetary donation. Packing day is Monday October 8 from 9:30am. Enquiries to Di.


Family Fun @ 5
Saturday September 22nd  5-7pm
A Reminder for families to come and bring friends! Can you help with the running of FF@5? Can you come at  4:00-7:15pm or part of the time? In the kitchen, with craft, talking to families, setting up and cleaning up.  Please sign up on the forms in the foyer after church. If you have any questions, speak to Leonie, Heather or Chris.


Dr Jon’s Pantry
We received several bags of cumquats! If you have never tasted Cumquat jam, come to TASTE/BUY. It is delicious!


Special Meeting
In response to an issue raised at CHATS Live on August 26, we will be holding a meeting on September 19 at 7:00pm.  Those concerned about the UCA Assembly’s decision on same gender marriage are invited to this meeting to discuss their concerns with Church Council.

 

for the week of September 9

Special Meeting
In response to an issue raised at CHATS Live on August 26, we will be holding a meeting on September 19 at 7:00pm.  Those concerned about the UCA Assembly’s decision on same gender marriage are invited to this meeting to discuss their concerns with Church Council.


Giving 2018/19
At the CHATS Live forum on August 20, three pamphlets were distributed outlining giving proposals. If you did not receive these, please ask the Worship Hosts for copies.


Saturday Night Friendship Club
For our next meeting on September 15, Dr Stephen Carthew will be giving a presentation on the underrated Sir Hubert Wilkins. Stephen has a great knowledge of Sir Hubert. 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start. Basket supper. Visitors welcome.


Family Fun @ 5
Saturday September 22nd  5-7pm
A Reminder for families to come and bring friends! Can you help with the running of FF@5? Can you come at  4:00-7:15pm or part of the time? In the kitchen, with craft, talking to families, setting up and cleaning up.  Please sign up on the forms in the foyer after church. If you have any questions, speak to Leonie, Heather or Chris.


Community Outreach – Help Needed
Staff Appreciation Tea, Marryatville HS
BCUC is hosting a Staff Appreciation Morning Tea at Marryatville High School. Please help support this event by providing a plate of savoury or sweet items.  Deliver your food items to BCUC on Wednesday September 12 between 8:30am and 10:00am.


Introduction to the Psalms
 – Praise, Lament and Thanksgiving

Presenter
Dr Liz Boase, Uniting College

Night Session
Wednesday October 3,  7:30 – 9pm

Repeat Afternoon Session
Wednesday October 10, 2 – 3:30pm

An initiative of BCUC


Pastoral Contact Afternoon Tea
Members serving as a Pastoral Contact are invited to an appreciation afternoon tea at BCUC at 2:30pm, October 7.  Ian Olver will be speaking on the topic “What I learned from people with Cancer”. This will be a very informative afternoon and we encourage you to attend. Please RSVP to Ruth, Di, or Marie by October 2. 

for the week of September 2

Community Outreach – Help Needed
Staff Appreciation Tea, Marryatville HS
BCUC is hosting a Staff Appreciation Morning Tea at Marryatville High School (on behalf of the Burnside Interchurch Council). Are you able to support this event by providing a plate of savoury or sweet items? If so, please deliver your food items to BCUC on Wednesday September 12 between 8:30am and 10:00am. Thank you for your help!


Welcome to Rev Trevor Klar
Trevor is BCUC’s new Supply Minister.  He will be working with us 3½ days per week from now until end January.  Read more about Trevor in this month’s edition of BCUC Chats or on the home page of our website.


Family Fun @ 5
will be on Saturday September 22.   Family Fun @ 5 is for children & their families. Craft and games are followed by an interactive story and a meal. Free. Book the date and tell your friends & family.


Seniors Second Sunday Lunch
Sunday September 9, 12noon until 2.30pm. Come and join us for friendship, fun and food. Chicken & Salad plus a fruit platter. Please see Anita Wheaton for more information.


 

Introduction to the Psalms
 – Praise, Lament and Thanksgiving

Presenter
Dr Liz Boase, Uniting College

Night Session
Wednesday October 3,  7:30 – 9pm

Repeat Afternoon Session
Wednesday October 10, 2 – 3:30pm

An initiative of BCUC


Monday Day Fellowship
Our next meeting is Monday September 3  at 1.30 pm.  The speaker will be retired cardiologist Dr Robert Waltham who will discuss the topic of “How long will we live?”. We encourage all members to attend and invite a friend.  Please contact Ruth Daws for more information.


Saturday Night Friendship Club
Our next meeting will be on September 17.  The  speaker will be Dr Stephen Carthew who will be giving a presentation on the underrated Sir Hubert Wilkins. Stephen has a great knowledge of Sir Hubert. 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start. Basket supper. Visitors welcome.


Library Book Giveaway
Have a browse at the BCUC Library’s Book Giveaway in the foyer.

 

for the week of August 26

Library Book Giveaway
Have a browse at the BCUC Library’s Book Giveaway in the foyer through till next Sunday, September 2.


Family Fun @ 5
will be on Saturday September 22.   Family Fun @ 5 is for children & their families. Craft and games are followed by an interactive story and a meal. Free. Book the date and tell your friends & family.


Monday Day Fellowship
Our next meeting is Monday September 3  at 1.30 pm.  The speaker will be retired cardiologist Dr Robert Waltham who will discuss the topic of “How long will we live?”. We encourage all members to attend and invite a friend.  Ruth Daws, Coordinator.


Seniors Second Sunday Lunch
Sunday September 9, 12noon until 2.30pm. Come and join us for friendship, fun and food. Chicken & Salad plus a fruit platter. Please see Anita Wheaton for more information.

for the week of August 19

Anniversary Service — August 26
9:30am Combined Service
10:30am Morning Tea
11am Chats Live
12pm Shared Lunch

Please bring food to share for the lunch. If your surname begins with A-G please bring a sweet item, otherwise, please bring something savoury.


Sewing Machine Project Update
A bit over a year ago, Julie-anne Bingham offered her sewing machine to a refugee family. This was, in effect, the start of BCUC’s Sewing Machines for Refugees Project. Since that time, the Project, led by the BCUC Cares Group, has provided 28 new sewing machines, 19 second hand machines, various other sewing items and a microwave oven, to refugee families across Adelaide, ranging from Noarlunga in the south to Paralowie in the north.


Global Leadership Summit
This year the GLS will be held at Seeds Uniting Church at Aberfoyle Park on October 26 & 27. If you would like to attend the GLS please RSVP to Deb at admin@burnsidecityuc.org.au no later than Monday August 27.


BCUC Cares
Uniting Communities thanks BCUC for their continued generosity in providing food & toiletry items each month.  Along with the usual items, there is a current need for shampoo, conditioner and coffee.  Donations can be brought to service on any Sunday.

for the week of August 12


Global Leadership Summit
This year the GLS will be held at Seeds Uniting Church at Aberfoyle Park on October 26 & 27. If you would like to attend the GLS please RSVP to Deb at admin@burnsidecityu.org.au no later than Monday August 27.


BCUC Saturday Friendship Club
The next meeting is on Saturday August 18. The speaker is Helen Brooks. Her presentation will be “New England in the Fall”, plus a bonus of time spent in New York and Washington DC. Usual time of 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start. Please bring a basket supper. All visitors welcome.


Farewell Gift for Gary
We will be saying farewell to Gary during the lunch on Sunday August 26. If you would like to contribute to a gift for him, there will be a container in the foyer this Sunday and next Sunday.


Meditation Revisited 
In May a well-attended three week series on Christian meditation was held. Some people have expressed a desire to continue the practice in a group setting. Any interested in pursuing this are invited to a one off session on August 14 (at either 1:30 or 7:00pm). We will also have a time of meditation and you will be able to ask any questions you may have about meditation. Gary Stuckey


Anniversary Service — August 26
9:30am Combined Service
10:30am Morning Tea
11am Chats Live
12pm Shared Lunch

Please bring food to share for the lunch. If your surname begins with A-G please bring a sweet item, otherwise, please bring something savoury.


CBMC Prayer Breakfast
The CBMC Prayer Breakfast is on Thursday September 20 at the Adelaide Convention Centre starting at 6:45am. The speaker will be Daniel Flynn the founder of Thank you water. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Deb by email no later than Monday August 13.

Family Fun @ 5

FAMILY FUN @ 5  

Who climbed a tree?  
5.00pm-7.00pm  
Saturday June 23rd  

Family Fun @ 5 is for
children & their families.

Craft and games are followed by an interactive story & a meal.  It is great opportunity for families to share
an enjoyable evening.  Free!

 

Pastoral Care Worker

SNoonan-JPE-MHS-030714-001-651-414x254Position Vacant : Pastoral Care Worker, Marryatville High School (Previously known as “School Chaplain”). 

Schools Ministry Group and the Burnside Inter-Church Council are seeking applications for this 18 hours per week position commencing Term 3, 2018. The position exists to offer a chaplaincy service to students, staff and the school community. 

A Job and Person Specification and details on “How to apply” is available from SMG on 8378 6800 or mail@smg.asn.au. 

Closing date: 2pm Tuesday 12th June, 2018 

for more information go to www.smg.asn.au or call Angelo Likouras SMG Regional Manager ph.: 8378 6800

Peter Pollock @ Burnside City Uniting Church

Former South African Cricketer, Businessman and Evangelist
Wednesday May 23
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7.00 am to 8.45 am : BCUC Business Breakfast 
(RSVP Tim Andrew by 21 May 2018  0447 569 496) 

7.00 pm : Testimony and Message – “Life changing story of the power of Jesus Christ”

Monday May 21st
7:30pm : Men’s Event
Hope Valley Uniting Church, 1263 Grand Junction Road, Hope Valley