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  • The Marriage Course Online

    Want to enjoy 7 Date Nights as a couple and in the process invest significantly in your relationship?

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  • JobKeeper and other Finance Updates

    JobKeeper Scheme and other Finance Updates 05/08/20

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  • BUV Flourishing Churches Devotions

    The vision of the BUV is to be a Union of flourishing churches with Christlike followers that redeems society.  At last year’s October Members’ Dinner, I detailed the Flourishing Church Framework that our BUV Support Hub staff developed that was to be a major focus during 2020, in our effort to support churches to flourish. The framework looks at 3 focus areas of church life – congregational life, congregational character and congregational mission. Within each focus area we have identified 4 aspects that may contribute to a flourishing church – 12 in total.

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    BUV COVID-19 Advice (Aug)

    BUV COVID-19 Advice (Aug)

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  • Online Baptist Church Services

    If your church has suspended its gatherings and / or you are self isolating at home, the following churches have online services.  See below for links and times.

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  • How long Lord?

    Well, here we are Victorians. Isolation number 2 that we thought we were handling well and now find ourselves with another 6 weeks with even further restrictions.

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  • BUV COVID-19 Advice (June)

    BUV COVID-19 Advice (June)

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  • BUV Devotion series – Church, Remember Who You Are

    Today the disruption caused by COVID-19 has cast us all into a different world beyond many of the secure familiarities of life as we have known it. This presents challenges, opportunities and temptations for individuals, families, nations – and churches. As churches venture into this disrupted world, it is good for us to remember who we are – remaining true to our identity, beliefs and values as we seek to continue living faithfully and fruitfully with God – still being the Church in our new contexts. To encourage us in this, over coming weeks, members of the BUV’s Church Health & Capacity Building Team will offer short reflections on some biblical images of the Church.
    Part 1: Remember Who You Are: The Church In An Unfamiliar World by Rev David Devine
    Part 2: Remember Who You Are: God's Flock by Rev Mark Wilkinson
    Part 3: Remember Who You Are: The Temple of God by Rev Marc Chan
    Part 4: Remember Who You Are: Family of God by Rev Meewon Yang
    Part 5: Remember Who You Are: God's Field by Christine Wanstall
    Part 6: Remember Who You Are: Golden Lampstand by Peter Botross
    Part 7: Remember Who You Are: Bride of Christ by Vicky Dyer

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  • BUV COVID-19 Advice (May)

    BUV COVID-19 Advice (May)

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  • May 2020 Members Update

    May 2020 Members Update

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