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November 2018 Newsletter – Community Edition
Our November edition of TUC newsletter focus in “Community” – the welcoming nature of our church community and our desire to connect and serve our local community. As a way of celebrating our local community we have got our hands on a copy of the brand-new unique Monopoly “Ku-rin-gai” edition which has names and places that you will find in your local community. We have one copy to give away. To enter simply tell us in 250 characters or less Read more
Featured in the October Issue of Turramurra Uniting Church Newsletter: Good News Stories! HSC Prayer Brunch What’s happening in October and more.. The newsletter for October is available now. Download here. The Calendar for October is available now. Download here.
Featured in the September Issue of Turramurra Uniting Church Newsletter: September – a month for Thanksgiving Moving forward with the marriage decision from the 15th Assembly HSC Prayer Brunch What’s happening in September and more.. The newsletter for September is available now. Download here. The Calendar for September is available now. Download here.
Our Church is having an appeal for those affected by the NSW drought. We have been moved by the stories and struggles of the farmers and others in rural towns as they cope with the lack of rain. Our church has an on-going relationship with two rural Uniting Churches – Cranbury UCA and Hillston UCA. In conversations, we have been told that one of the best ways that we can support people who are struggling is to supply some VISA Read more
Featured in the August Issue of Turramurra Uniting Church Newsletter: Welcome to Jonty Cornford – our new interim Children, Youth and Family Worker Mission Priority Updates Update from the 15th Assembly Report from the Dementia Discussion Day What’s happening in August The newsletter for August is available now. Download here. The Calendar for August is available now. Download here.
We are so excited to share the news that we have a new staff member coming on board at Turramurra Uniting Church. The Church Council has appointed Jonty Cornford to be our Interim Children, Youth and Family Worker for 16 hours a week while we continue the process towards a permanent CYF Pastor. Jonty has been a key member of our church and the youth leadership teams and will help with some of the administrate and coordination tasks of our Read more
Some helpful links and resources to go along with Phil’s sermon – Reflections on the Uniting Church 15th Assembly: Summary of the 15th Assembly Uniting Church takes a strong stance on Domestic Violence Uniting Church Recognises First Peoples’ Sovereignty News – Marriage and Same-Gender Marriage Unconfirmed Minute: Marriage and Same-gender Marriage Reflection on Decision on Marriage by Rev Prof Andrew Dutney The Assembly’s Decision on Marriage – a personal reflection by Rev Graham Perry Pastoral Letter from UCA President Dr Read more
Update on our Children, Youth and Family Pastor Position It is almost just over 2 months since the Church Council embarked on a new direction with our Children, Youth and Family ministry. Since Huw’s departure, we have been blessed with the amazing youth leaders in our congregation who have stepped up and helped not only continue Kids Church, Junior Discipleship, Turrazone and SquareOne, but also start Emerge. And we have seen growth – especially in Turrazone which has doubled in Read more
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.