Synod Snaps – July 2016

Synod Snaps brings you images from throughout the Church and beyond.

Belmont Uniting Church members made 340 hand-crafted items, including 85 woollen blankets, 40 quilts, 72 beanies and 32 scarves. The items will be distributed via UnitingCare Geelong, Nangatta, Cottage by the Sea, and Geelong Hospital. Ros Buckwell, Marilyn Funston, Jill Jeffers and Heather McCann with part of the display in the church.

Belmont Uniting Church quilts

Wimmera UnitingCare’s general manager of specialist services Alistair Houston and Wimmera UnitingCare’s new mascot ‘Iggi’ paid a visit to Horsham Primary School to present a prize to the mascot naming competition winner, Lilli.

Wimmera UnitingCare mascot

A special morning tea was held at The Hub, Glen Waverley Uniting Church. Donations of $640.75 were received for the Cancer Council Victoria. On the following Sunday, the congregation prayed for people affected by cancer whose names were on the cut-out figures.

morning tea at the Hub

Artist Nathan Patterson at Narana’s Connecting To Country gallery exhibition launch. More than 200 people attend the event, which coincided with the launch of the Australian Indigenous Surf Titles.

Narana Connecting to Country

Journey Bound performed at Marriott Waters Shopping Centre to raise money for the Red Shield Appeal. Left to right: Mark Lindsay, Cranbourne Regional Uniting Church member Sharon Start, Rev Wendy Snook, Maurie Richardson, John Wilson.

journey bound

Knitters getting ready for Worldwide Knit-in-Public weekend at Queenscliff Uniting Church, 11 and 12 June. Carol McIntyre, June Wells, Trish Imrie. Photo by Charles Gallacher.

 Queenscliff knitting



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