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GWUC Headlines for week ending June 10
The June Presbytery Newsletter includes Glen Waverley's Indonesian Festival.
Letters from Monash City Council to residents and traders give some information about parking changes planned when the Bogong Ave parking station is closed during extentions.
GWUC Headlines for week ending May 20
ChurchCouncil met this week, and provisional minutes are available.
The next Home-brewed pub conversation about forming new communities of faith will be held on Sunday 21 May 2023 at 4pm at The Rogue Squire, Cnr Ferntree Gully & Jells Rd, Wheelers Hill. This regular gathering is for those interested or involved in starting contextual expressions of Christian community. We’re a peer group of learners about gathering people beyond the church and exploring faith with them. For more information contact Craig Mitchell [email protected]
- The Seventeenth Meeting of the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania will commence at 10am on Saturday 18 Nov 2023 and conclude at 4pm on Tuesday 21 Nov 2023. The meeting will be held at Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill. It is time to consider nominating for membership at the 2023 Synod Meeting. Any confirmed member of the Uniting Church can nominate as a Synod member.
GWUC Headlines for week ending May 13
Synod is holding a Zoom session on reaching net zero emissions Wednesday 31 May 2023, 6pm-7:30pm.
GWUC Headlines for week ending May 6
The Presbytery Newsletter for May is now available.
PPE and the Victorian Council of Churches are co-sponsoring an evening of listening and conversation about The Uluru Statement from the Heart and the Voice Referendum on Tuesday evening 30 May at Glen Waverley Uniting Church, 7.30-9.00pm. The speaker will be Rev Dr Garry Deverell, Lecturer and Research Fellow in the School of Indigenous Studies, University of Divinity. More details here.
GWUC Headlines for week ending April 22
Church Council met this week, and provisional minutes are available at CouncilMinutes20230417.
GWUC Headlines for week ending April 15
Plans for the Indonesian Festival are coming together. Bookings are now open for the paid events.
Church Council meets Monday evening. Agenda items to DavidMorgan please.
GWUC Headlines for week ending April 8
The April Newsbeat (Presbytery newsletter) is now available.
GWUC Headlines for week ending April 1
A new appeal by Act for Peace will support refugees in Kenya.
Professor Anne Pattel-Gray speaks about the Uluru Statement from the Heart and the Voice referendum on Youtube. Rev Dr Garry Deverell also speaks about the Statement and the referendum. Both Anne and Garry are faculty members of the University of Divinity.
The April edition of CrossLight is now available.
GWUC Headlines for week ending March 25
United Climate Action Network news is available.
The Survey requested by the last congregational meeting is now available.
GWUC Headlines for week ending March 18
Church Council met this week, and provisional minutes are now available to the congregation.
- Presbytery have provided some links to do with The Voice referendum.
Resources from the Official Yes Campaigns – https://yes23.com.au/ online course and materials and their booklet attached, and online course.
Kitchen Table Conversation: Yes, Together.
GWUC Headlines for week ending March 11
The Presbytery Newsletter for March is now available.
A discussion paper on the Synod of VicTas achieving net zero carbon emissions has been released.
The final total for the Book Sale is $6552.27, a great result for all those who helped at all stages. Remaing books have been deliverd to Brother hood books and children's books to 123read2me
GWUC Headlines for week ending March 4
March is the month for our Welfare program at Grill'd Local Matters. Put your tokens in our jar to maximise our funding.
GWUC Headlines for week ending Feb 18
Church Council met this week, and provisional minutes are available at CouncilMinutes20230220
Monash City Council is accepting soft plastics for recycling at the Ferntree Gully Road depot. If you would like to be part of a scheme to collect soft plastics from the congregation and take to the depot, please contact DavidMorgan
GWUC Headlines for week ending Feb 18
For those wishing to donate to the earthquake victims in Türkiye and Syria, Act for Peace, the aid arm of the National Council of Churches in Australia, (Christmas Bowl) have now launched an emergency appeal at https://actforpeace.org.au/syria-turkiye-earthquake/
The Alliance for Gambling Reform newsletter is now available.
The February Crosslight features a story about Kelly Skilton.
The CarefulKitchenCrew have prepared a checklist for UsingTheChurchKitchen
GWUC Headlines for week ending Feb 11
- Sarah Manase, Presbytery Communications Officer wrote:
Our Newsbeat Newsletter goes out the 1st week of every month, so if you know any stories or workshops or testimonies that would be useful, I would appreciate them by the 24th of every month.
It doesn't need to be long, whether it be 1 page or 1/2 a page or even just a paragraph and lots of good quality photos - this would be great!
In the month of March our theme will be focusing on " Thankfulness". If you have any people or know of a story that leads to this theme that would great. Or if not, anything is welcome.
A picture of the original Methodist Church in Waverley road is at HistoricalPictures. If you can identify any of the people, please tell DavidMorgan.
GWUC Headlines for week ending Feb 4
The Presbytery Newsletter for February is now available, including articles about Kelly Skilton and Daniel Sihombing.
The stained glass display funded by the Marriott bequest is now on display. A photo with the artist's explanation is available.
GWUC Headlines for week ending Jan 28
Church Council met on Monday, and provisional minutes are now available.
AlisonClarkson was elected Chair, and DavidMorgan continues as secretary.
Hoon You joined the meeting.
GWUC Headlines for week ending Jan 21
RevHoonYou will commence supply ministry at Glen Waverley for six months from February. Details at ProposedSupplyHoonDec2022
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