Belmont Uniting Church

Archive for February 2018

Lenten Study 2018: Psalms

Dear Lenten students, Ikani and I are delighted that you have chosen to take part in this year’s Lenten study of the Psalms.  There are 15 of us in the group — a good number. This email is to get us started by sending out 8 pm information. Dates of Meetings: The 6 Sundays of…

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Ash Wednesday Service

Background information This service aims to recreate the tradition of penitential self-reflection that was at the heart of the Ash Wednesday service. It seeks to mark the beginning of Lent and to introduce people of all ages to the ideas of repentance and forgiveness. Growing up in Tonga in a staunch Methodist upbringing, Ash Wednesday…

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Welcome Luncheon

WELCOME LUNCHEON A luncheon to welcome new members to our Congregation will be held on Sunday 4th March, following the Morning Communion Service and the Annual General Meeting. All members of the Congregation are asked to bring a plate of food to share.

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Theme: “Journey Within” Our Lenten Journey

The English word for Lent stems from the word for ‘spring’ which refers to the penitential period preceding Easter. Early Christians felt that the magnitude of the Easter celebration called for special preparation. As such, we will mark the commencement of this period with an evening service on Ash Wednesday followed by series of daily…

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Appreciation Sunday

You may not be surprised to know that there are literally dozens of people who contribute in many ways enabling us to be the loving and faithful community we have become. In fact, every one of us contribute in myriad of ways. Next Sunday, 11.02.2018, we will recognize and offer our appreciation but to do…

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