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A prayer for Child Safe Sunday

Last Sunday, the Uniting Church marked Child Safe Sunday— an invitation to reflect on our call to be a community of Christ that is safe for all people.

Homelessness Week 2023

A Message from Karen

Hi Friends,

This week I had the privilege to go to the Ravenswood Social Justice Day. There were many amazing speakers, but one in particular that I found helpful.

A festive Christmas in July

Last Monday saw our Joint Annual “Christmas in July” Luncheon held at Gordon by the Friendship Circle Craft, Coffee ‘n’ Craft Chatters and Friendship Circle groups (together with some lucky husbands!).

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Worship with a Twist & HSC packs delivered

Yesterday for worship we had a High Tea with a twist.  Great food, great conversation, great community!  Thanks everyone who made it happen!  If you want to see what we discussed, check it out here.  We also sent some of these packs to our local H

Invitation to sing in the choir

You might have noticed that a small group of us sit in the choir stalls quite often. If you can sing and would like to join, we would love to have you join us. We are mainly people who have sung in choirs in the past and just enjoy singing.

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Online Easter

If you are away, or not really a church type person you might want to watch our short video clips on each of the days with your children.

It’s called Katch-up with God and Krazy Kaz.

Jesus is aided by Simon to carry the cross
Easter Art

Some of the people in our community have completed pieces of art for Easter.  Some of them are in this gallery.

Cross with flowers and lights.
A Cross out the Front

Easter Day (Sunday)

The cross stands on the road, without the tangle taken off, testifying to the new life that can be found in our lives.

Thank You to all our Volunteers for Easter Experience

What an amazing week we have had sending 100’s of children down the time tunnel to experience the sights and sounds of Jerusalem and the Easter story. I wonder what you noticed as we did this? Let me give you a couple of comments I heard.

Messy Meets Karen

Last Saturday evening saw a wonderful Messy Church gathering of seven families to meet Karen and find out some of her great loves, such as...  Chocolate

God recycles, join us to do the same! Fri 6.30pm @ Gordon

This month's Community Projects (Friday Fun Connections) will be Friday 17th March at 6.30pm.  We will be supporting Clean Up Australia.  It's $15 pp plus donation if you can.  Includes pizza from 6.30pm.

GPUC Ukraine support makes SBS online news article!

GPUC’s efforts to support the people of Ukraine have featured in an SBS online news item published during the week.  The article talks about us sending

Exploring Faith at GPUC

Opportunities to be part of a small group exploring our faith

Lent - Pray with our Partners

Our world is hurting. Ongoing conflicts, rising poverty and hunger, climate crisis...

We want to make a difference, but it can be hard to know where to start. 

Messy Church and the story of Jacob

At last week’s Messy Church we welcomed six families to hear the story of Jacob and his dream of the ladder reaching from heaven to earth, with angels d

Get Involved with Easter Experience

Easter Experience Update

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Engaging with our community at Gordon Centre

We have the new dates for our stand at the Gordon Centre. Monday 23, Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 January (the day before Australia Day).

Rev. Karen Mitchell-Lambert joining GPUC in 2023

Karen has been sent a letter of call to commence ministry at GPUC probably commencing in March 2023.

Big Thanks to all who helped at the Community Carols

What a day!! Praise God for the weather holding and even some sun. The whole event was fantastic thanks to a huge number of people serving with a smile and joy.

Equipping our Leaders in Children's Ministry

Our staff recently attended a "Leaders 2 Go" conference on zoom which provided an open learning development space created to enrich, empower and equip leaders with influence in ministry with children and families.