Synod Snaps – August 2016

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

Ballarat Central Uniting Church hosted a social justice-themed candidate’s forum in the lead-up to the federal election. More than 100 people attended, including representatives from Grandmothers Against Detention of Refugee Children Ballarat, CFA members and people from the congregation and wider community.

ballarat central uniting church election forum

Lyn Mulligan (left) from Ocean Grove Uniting Church and her friends Eril Deighton and Ruth Akie hosted a “Cards, Coffee and Cake” event to raise funds for Joan Calcutt’s (right) Act for Peace Ration Challenge. Together, they raised approximately $1,500, which went towards the total of $2,570 raised by Joan.

fundraising for act for peace ration challenge

Eril Deighton (pictured) from Camberwell Uniting Church and Ruth Akie donated money from the sales of their original photo cards to Joan Calcutt’s Act for Peace Ration Challenge.

act for peace ration challenge

A wild Growlithe was spotted lurking outside Shepparton Uniting Church (photo by Cameron Shields).

Growlithe at Shepparton Uniting Church

Sammy Stamp volunteer Heather Newland.

sammy stamp volunteer

Moderator Rev Sharon Hollis visited congregation members at Ocean Grove Uniting Church.

sharon hollis visits Ocean Grove Uniting Church

The Village Uniting Church at Mt Eliza hosted a pre-election candidates’ forum.

the village uniting church election forum

Participants at the 2016 NextGen camp explored the theme ‘Jesus in the Margins’.

nextgen camp participants

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