St Kilda Uniting Church Red sky

Red sky at night

I was struggling to find a clear topic this week. Just as I settled upon one idea, another would come along and like a dodgem car, nudge it out of the way. I won’t bore you ( or intrigue you ) with the possibilities; they were numerous. But none ‘attached’ themselves to me with anything…

St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for diversity

Prayer of Thanks for Diversity

Let us pray Loving God, We thank You for we are richly blessed with a world of diversity and beauty. Thank You for giving us opportunities to share and celebrate diversity. As human beings, You have given us minds to explore and learn as we move together through a world of varied cultures, customs and…

St Kilda Uniting Church First service with the Zimbabwean community 5

Our first joint service

It’s impossible to talk about last Sunday without struggling to find the right words. As one person said, “It’s been a long time since we’ve had young children running through the building like that”. Said while a string of young boys raced through the back door and out into the courtyard behind the church building.…

St Kilda Uniting Church Resurrection story

The mystery remains

The Resurrection aspect of the Easter story has always been a difficult thing to navigate. It’s a sensitive space in which different ‘beliefs’ need to be held in tension. They were held in tension in the early days of the emerging Christian Community but the process of ‘engineering’ a particular orthodox perspective meant that other…