St Kilda Uniting Church Sundays reflection

April 04, 2021 – Easter Sunday

Over recent weeks we have been experimenting with the most effective way of sharing the reflection/ homily/sermon part of our weekly gatherings. We have abandoned the idea of video and settled upon an audio recording. This will be uploaded to the website each week, with a bit of context added to enhance the recording experience…

St Kilda Uniting Church Year of covid

The year that was

I’m writing this article while sitting on my favourite bench overlooking the bay. It’s 8.30 in the morning. I came here almost everyday during ‘lockdown’. It’s where I gave birth to many ideas for articles,  themes for online worship, and topics for study. It became a very fertile place for the imagination during an unimaginable…

St Kilda Uniting Church Favourite books

Three Books

My granddaughter stood looking at all the books on my shelves and said,”Which 3 books did you like the most granddad”? Books 1 and 2 came to mind quickly but number 3 took a bit longer. But not much – a few seconds. It’s an interesting exercise if, like me, you’ve spent a great deal…

St Kilda Uniting Church Navigator of change

Navigators of Change

Having publicly announced my intention to retire around July this year, the implications of that decision are kicking in already. Some of them have been brought to my attention by others who have retired already from vocations that had consumed their head and their heart. I am grateful for their input. Their insights have been…