Stawell Uniting Church celebrated the confirmation of five members, including an adult immersion baptism. Each person gave a testimony of their faith journey and was welcomed into the congregation with joy and thanksgiving.
The hard-working members of the Melba College Chaplaincy Committee baked up a storm for the annual high tea, held at Croydon North Uniting Church. The event raised funds to support a chaplain at Melba College, the local secondary school.
The Day for Girls East Gippsland group works closely with Bairnsdale Uniting Church to provide hygiene kits for women in developing countries. Group deputy leader and quality controller Merle McRae packed some of the completed kits.
The Stawell Uniting Church donated money from their recent art exhibition to two local primary schools. Principal Robyn Jones received a cheque from Stawell Uniting Church member Julie Andrew, with new chaplain Michael Lewis looking on.
A new installation outside St John’s Elsternwick highlights the federal government’s rejection of the Uluru Statement from the Heart.