St Kilda Uniting Church Memories

Memories

One of my strongest memories from childhood was spending the whole of Monday during school holidays at the Cambridge Cattle Market. It was a huge piece of land on the edge of the city where rural life intercepted city life. Farmers gathered each week to sell and buy livestock – anything from chickens to enormous…

St Kilda Uniting Church Easter

“All religions will pass but this will remain: simply sitting in a chair and looking into the distance”.   On my computer desk at home I have one of those old fashioned ‘accessories’ that you flick over when you feel like it to reveal a fresh quotation to ponder upon – a forerunner of the…

St Kilda Uniting Church River of life

River of life

Like many people, I dive into books for very different reasons. Intellectual challenge. Vicarious adventure. Human interest. Facts and fiction – and sometimes I’m not sure which is which. But there is one category of book that I don’t so much ‘dive’ into but rather slowly and carefully lower myself into until I am fully…

St Kilda Uniting Church Lent and Easter Holy Week while in isolation

Lent and Easter

It’s rather strange to realise that for Lent 2020 we are having to give up gathering as a church community. Lent – time to give up Usually, Lent inspires people to give up a range of things – personal favourites like chocolate or wine, or meaningful experiences like meals in a restaurant. It’s usually about…