Posts from June 2018
Featured in the July Issue of Turramurra Uniting Church Newsletter: Sabbath – TUC’s Take a rest July Update on our Children, Youth and Family Pastor Position What’s happening in July Report from our Congregational AGM and Church Council Meetings Update from the five mission priority action teams The newsletter for July is available now. Download here. The Calendar for July is available now. Download here.
The word “Sabbath” is an interesting Biblical word that we probably should take more note of. One of the 10 Commandments tells us to remember the Sabbath and keep it holy by not working (Exodus 20:8). The word Sabbath was first used a few chapters earlier (Exodus 16) when the Israelite were going out to collect Manna (bread from heaven) every day, God encouraged them to on the 6th day collect twice as much so that on the seventh day Read more
On Saturday 7th July, from 9:30am till noon, Turramurra Uniting Church (in conjunction with St. Andrew’s South Turramurra) will be holding a “Discussing Dementia 1:An Overview” seminar. The speaker is Rev. Frank Van Der Korput, a Uniting Church Minister who has spent the past nine years as an Aged Care Chaplain with UnitingCare/Uniting . The seminar will address a variety of topics: What is dementia? Types and stages of dementia. Memory and dementia. Music and dementia. The spiritual dimension of Read more
Our churches Annual General Meeting is to be held on Sunday 17th June at 11:20am (after our combined worship service at 10am). The agenda includes the tabling of reports from the different groups and activities, the presentation of the 2018-19 budget and an update on our five mission priorities. The AGM Agenda can be downloaded here. The AGM report can be downloaded here. The 2018-19 budget can be downloaded here. (The Guide for Electronic Giving Read more
After our 9am worship where we spoke about the importance of the table in hospitality, Ann R (one of our church members) was reminded of a book that she had read on this topic that was very meaningful to her. She has sent me this review with the encouragement for all of us to read this book and think and pray deeply on the significance of the table, any table, where our love and the love of God can be Read more