A Easter poem

Mary, Mary get up, it’s Easter morning the One you loved is waiting in the garden His empty tomb is guarded by an angel who will tell you that Christ the Lord is risen.

Sisters song

Martha welcomed you to her house. She gave you food to eat. And while she fed your body, Mary sat at your feet. Lord, you welcome us to your house.

A birth in Bethlehem

By Bill Pugh Christmas again. Refreshingly new every time we listen to the story. It inspires poetry, songs of praise and artists. It is pictured in cathedrals, churches and chapel design.

Be Still My Soul

By Rowan Gill Two years ago in these columns I said I would study Italian opera to see if we could learn some models of worship for Christian hymnody, etc.

Caught in the Moment  

Karin TillWalk the TalkScreen shot from video Caught in the Moment is the second group exhibition by the VicTas Art and Spirituality Network.

Purls of wisdom

Matilda George and Frankie Alexandrou The Uniting Church Chelsea parish is engaging its local community in conversations about climate change through a series of colourful yarn art installations.


The Blackburn North/Nunawading Uniting Church has arranged a musical afternoon to celebrate the recent installation of the former Carey Fincham pipe organ. This will be held at 2.

Music for David concerts

Music For David is an Uniting AgeWell program set up in memory of Rev David Hodges AM.

Poetry – An Ordinary Life

I mused upon the weeds one day, upon the torn and ravaged ground. Their healing fronds and trailing leaves, repairing torn and damaged space. I mused from window set on high, on field of rusting dusty past.

Poetry – The Quiet Ones

River – ‘Hand Drawn with Mouse’ Digital Art by Margaret Gambold. THE QUIET PLACES Show me the quiet places Lord, Where I can find your peace. Take me beyond the noisiness of life’s relentless beat.

Prose – Half Moon Bay

By Bill Pugh Half Moon Bay, Black Rock. Cliffs surround sand and sea making an amphitheatre. An experience whatever the season. A family place for summer days.