Belmont Uniting Church

Posts by Ikani Vaitohi

Margaret Muffet – Botanical Artist Senior’s Month Event

The Belmont Uniting Church will be presenting the artworks of Margaretat the 2019 Geelong Seniors Festival at our church on Tuesday 8 October to Saturday 12 October from 10.00am – 3.00pm daily. Margaret will demonstrate her technique daily, at 11.00am and again at 1.00pm. There will be approx. 60 beautiful botanical watercolours on display. The…

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Thank You

Mrs Millie Lehmann and the rest of the family would like to extend to all their sincere thanks and gratitude for all the messages of support and comfort extended to them in this difficult time.  They are also humbled by the hundreds of people who attended Rev Graham George Lehmann’s Service of Thanksgiving last Friday.…

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Centenary of the Armistice Day

  At 5 am on November 11, 1918, three German government representatives accepted the Armistice terms presented to them by an allied commander – General Foch – of the French Army. The armistice became effective at 11 am the same day, and as guns fell silent on the Western Front in France and Belgium, four…

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Uniting Church in Australia 41st Anniversary

UCA Birthday 24thJune 2018 Mr. Keith Fagg OAM Our congregation will celebrate the 41stanniversary of the Uniting Church at our combined service 10.00am on Sunday 24thof June. We are delighted to confirm that our ‘Guest Speaker’ on the day will be the worthy 2018 recipient of the Order of Australia, Mr. Keith Fagg OAM, a…

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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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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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