Challenging myths in the ‘assisted dying’ debate

This month a ‘Voluntary Assisted Dying’ Bill will be introduced into the Victorian Parliament. Voluntary assisted dying (VAD) involves, at the patient’s request, either the provision of a prescription for lethal medication which the patient may then take to end their life (otherwise known as doctor or physician-assisted suicide), or,...

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God’s Vision / Our Vision

Discerning God’s guidance with regard to our future Vision as a Network Church is a fascinating and challenging area of church life. We’re not a corporation or a business or a not for profit. We’re a faith community with over 1200 people who engage with us regularly plus many others...

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Creating a Culture of Welcome

“Culture eats strategy for Breakfast”– Peter Drucker Research suggests that new people are looking for a welcoming church, rather than a friendly church. A friendly church is one where the members are friendly to each other; a visitor will see this but don’t know how to break into those friendships....

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Farewell to Roy

As is being announced in services today, Rev Roy Hamer has accepted the Archbishop’s invitation to become the Priest in Charge of St Barnabas Balwyn. Roy will be Commissioned by Bishop Genieve on Tuesday 30th May at 7pm. We congratulate Roy on his appointment. Roy has only been on Staff...

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