Friday Fun Connections Articles

Uniting Churches Family Picnic

On Sunday we had our first Uniting Churches Spring Picnic at Pymble Ladies College and over 100 attended.  Gordon-Pymble, Turramurra, Roseville and St John’s Wahroonga invited all their families for a traditional Church Picnic.  We org

Supporting local HSC Students

Friday our families at Friday Fun Connections were busy creating and packing HSC packs for our Uniting Schools, who commence their exams Term 4.  They filled them with our blessing and yummy treats, like KitKat (to remember

Our 'Young People' sewing sustainable bags

Our Friday Fun Connnections families together with 5 Volunteers from Boomerang Bags sewed 9 sustainable bags from start to finish. 

FFC get involved with National Volunteer Week

Friday night we had our teens create volunteer packs during National Volunteers Week.  Our families decorated a mug, packed home-made slices and tea and decorated a Thank You card to Thank our volunteers in the community.  The 40 Thank

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

FFC families learn to knit for "Wrap with Love"

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Annual Christmas Pudding Stir Up

Our Friday Fun Connections gang had their annual Stir Up at Gordon last Friday night. 

FFC families help feed the homeless

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Return and Earn - Donate to GPUC

Exciting news from our Community Projects (Friday Fun Connetions) families that love to look after our environment.  We have set up a donate page at your local Return and Earn (the closest one is St Ives Shopping Village).  Support GPU

More Rugs for Wrap With Love

This week our Coffee’n’Chat group successfully prepared a batch of 26 gorgeous rugs for collection by a delighted representative from Wrapped with Love

Friday Fun Connections - Packing Operation Christmas Child Boxes

We had a fabulous time a few Friday nights ago when our FFC families and kind volunteers helped pack 12 boxes filled with joy for project Operation Chri

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Climate Change Action - Free zoom on Electric Cars

Cars are responsible for half of all transport emissions in Australia.  So, switching to an electric vehicle (EV) sounds like it would be great for the

FFC Ukraine Fundraiser Event

GPUC continue to support Ukraine families. Come join the fundraiser to learn more about Ukraine and how to support them.

Experience Ukraine Food, Music and Games. $20pp or $70 family.

FFC - Sewing Boomerang Bags

Our Friday Fun Connection families learned to sew this month. A brilliant idea from Lesley, our Community Coordinator, who recently received a batch of material donated to GPUC.

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.

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Uniting Aged Care Residents Loved the ANZAC Biscuits

A lovely surprise arrived in the mail this week - a delightful letter of thanks to our Friday Fun Connections families, volunteers and staff: