‘Carols Under the Palm Trees’

Sunday 19 December 2021 at 5pm

Join the members of the Network for an outdoor Carol Service, held this year at Cross Generation Uniting Church.

‘Blue Christmas’

Thursday 23 December 2021 at 8pm

Know anyone who is feeling ‘Blue’ this Christmas? Hosted by the SPACE Community, this special contemplative service is for all who find jolly Christmas services a little difficult, or who want to find a way to hold a particular sadness at Christmas. Held at Ivanhoe Uniting Church

Christmas Eve Services

Friday 24 December 2021 at 7pm

This service will be a fun intergenerational Christmas Eve worship experience – perfect for families. Held at Cross Generation Uniting Church. 

Friday 24 December 2021 at 8pm

Do you want to experience the joyful singing of carols on Christmas Eve, accompanied by an orchestra and set in a candle-filled church? Then join us at Rosanna Uniting Church.


Christmas Day Services

Saturday 25 December 2021 at 9.30am

Joyful Christmas Day Services will be held at both Ivanhoe Uniting Church and Rosanna Uniting ChurchPlease join us to celebrate Christ’s birth.

During lockdown, the Banyule Network is offering a number of different options for online worship. We hope you find something here that suits you.

DAY/TIMEWORSHIPHOW TO PARTICIPATE
Sundays at 10amCommon Ground Intergenerational Worship Click here to request the Zoom link
Sundays at 10amTraditional Morning WorshipClick here to request the Zoom link
Sundays at 5pmCross Generation Informal WorshipClick here to request the Zoom link
Thursdays at 8pmSPACE Contemplative Community WorshipSee the Banyule Network Facebook page

‘Trinity Sunday’

A Network worship service was held on Sunday 30 May 2021 at 10am via Zoom.

The Bible readings for this week are John 3:1-17 and Romans 8:12-17

Click here to read the reflection by Rev Paul Blacker – ‘The Risk in Being Baptised’

You are encouraged to add your comments on the readings and the worship service in the Comments box at the bottom of this post.

These resources are provided for use by individuals, households or by a gathering of people invited to come together for prayer.

Monday in Holy Week

Prayers / Reflection – ‘The Merchants Chased from the Temple’

Tuesday in Holy Week

Prayers / Reflection – ‘The Washing of the Feet’

Wednesday in Holy Week

Prayers / Reflection – ‘Our Lord Jesus Christ’

Click here for the list of worship services offered in the Network over Easter

‘Palm-Passion Sunday’ 

Two gathered Network Worship Services were held on Sunday 28 March at 10am: –

at Ivanhoe Uniting Church

at Gresswell Uniting Church

The Bible readings for this week are Philippians 2:5-11 and Mark 11:1-11

Sermon – ‘Jesus in Jerusalem, Brussels, and Melbourne’ by Rev Dr Jong Soo Park 

You are encouraged to add your comments on the readings and the worship services in the Comments box at the bottom of this post.

‘The Chimes Call the Hour of Worship’ 

Two gathered Network Worship Services were held on Sunday 21 March at 10am: –

at Heidelberg Scots Uniting Church

at Rosanna Uniting Church

The Bible readings for this week are Jeremiah 31:31-34, Hebrews 5:5-10 and John 12:20-33

You are encouraged to add your comments on the readings and the worship services in the Comments box at the bottom of this post.

‘It’s Darkest Before the Dawn’ 

Two gathered Network Worship Services were held on Sunday 14 March at 10am: –

at Ivanhoe Uniting Church

at Gresswell Uniting Church

The Bible readings for this week are Numbers 21:4-9 and John 3:14-21

Sermon – ‘Darkness & Light’ by Rev Sandy Brodine

You are encouraged to add your comments on the readings and the worship services in the Comments box at the bottom of this post.

‘Lent 3’ 

Two gathered Network Worship Services was held on Sunday 7 March at 10am: –

at Heidelberg Scots Uniting Church

at Rosanna Uniting Church

The Bible readings for this week are 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 and John 2:13-22

You are encouraged to add your comments on the readings and the worship services in the Comments box at the bottom of this post.

Two gathered Network Worship Services will be held on Sunday 28 February at 10am: –

at Ivanhoe Uniting Church

at Gresswell Uniting Church

The Bible reading for this week is Mark 8:31 – 9:1

Sermon – ’24 Years’ by Rev Dr Jong Soo Park

You are encouraged to add your comments on the readings, the reflection and the worship service in the Comments box at the bottom of this post.

‘Old Covenant: New Covenant’ 

Two gathered Network Worship Services were held on Sunday 21 February at 10am: –

at Heidelberg Scots Uniting Church

at Rosanna Uniting Church

The Bible readings for this week are Genesis 9:8-17 and Mark 1:9-15

Multimedia Reflection – ’40’ by Simon Smith

You are encouraged to add your comments on the readings, the reflection and the worship service in the Comments box at the bottom of this post.