Journeying with God as we love and serve the community

The tables are ready!

Sometimes, our worship includes opportunities to sit together and share ideas. Opportunities to learn more about each other, and our faith.

The Bread of Life

Preparing to share in worship, reflecting on the impact of Jesus' words on our lives.

Active Easter Worship!

As part of our Easter Day service, we involved everyone in the celebration. it's great when all ages are active!

Easter Sunday rainbow

The rainbow was God's covenant to His people. It reminds us of His presence in our lives every day.

 

Special Events ...



Special Congregational Meeting

Mudgee

16 September at 11 am 

A conversation to determine our decision whether to permit same gender marruages to occur in our church.%uFEFF

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Coming up:

Macquarie Darling Presbytery Spring Fellowship Rally 

Friday 14 September 

9.30 - 3.00 

$15 for morning tea and lunch

Speakers

Rev. Bill Loader

Rev Jorie Ryan  

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Mudgee View Club Singers

An afternoon of music and song

Sunday 23 September at 2pm 

Donation $10

Afternoon tea will follow in the garden. 

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Mudgee Uniting Community Garden

Come join us, to garden, chat, relax, enjoy nature.    


September & October

Mondays 11.30 - 1.00


                    Sunday Garden Gatherings 

11 am - 1 pm 

16 September


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If you are interested in being involved, please email




Community Activities

Chances to meet, share fellowship, enjoy the company of others.  




First Sunday of every month:
Crossroads Service
Mudgee Uniting Church 
6.00 - 8.00 pm 
An inclusive  time of worship and fellowship. 
Exploring the Lectionary 
Tuesdays: 
Mudgee Uniting Church 
7.00 - 9.00 pm
Thursdays:
Rylstone Uniting Church
3.00 - 4.00 pm
Learn more about the readings that guide our worship each week. 
Everyone welcome!
 

September 

Bloke's Night Out
Wednesday 12 September
6.30 pm
The Oriental Hotel, Mudgee

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Saturday 22 September

8.30 am

Artisan on Lewis 

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Let's Chat!

Sunday 23 September%uFEFF

Mudgee Uniting Church 

2-3 pm. 

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About our Community


Worship, learning, fellowship, pastoral care and mission at Mudgee Uniting Church and Rylstone Uniting Church are led by our current supply minister, Rev. Greg Smith, and members of our Ministry Teams. Everyone's God-given gifts are important as we serve one another and the community.


The Seasons of the Church Year.

The Christian year is divided into seasons, beginning with Advent and moving through to the Season on Easter.

Advent is the time of preparation leading up to the birth of Jesus. The colours of advent are purple or blue, with rose, being used for the third week which is the week of Joy.

Christmas is the season from Christmas day through to Epiphany. The colours are white and gold, representing the birth of Jesus.

After Epiphany is the season leading to Transfiguration Sunday. While the colour for this season is green, on Transfiguration Sunday white and gold are used to signify the import of this day.

Following this is Lent, the time of preparing for Easter. During this season the colours are purple and black, and the focus is on Jesus' journey from preaching widely to arriving in Jerusalem and the significant events of Holy Week.

Easter Day begins the season of Easter, 50 days from resurrection through to Pentecost. White and gold or yellow are used to symbolise this time of celebration for the life of Jesus.  The season of Easter finishes on Pentecost Sunday.

On Pentecost  Sunday we decorate our churches and selves with red and orange or gold representing the tongues of the spirit.

After Pentecost we enter the long season of Ordinary time, represented by the colour green. This long season takes the church through to the beginning of Advent (Christ the King Sunday in November) and is a time of growth, deepening of faith and learning to live in the way of Jesus.


For more information about the life of the church, see these links:

http://christiancalendar.squarespace.com/the-seasons/

https://pymble.unitingchurch.org.au/resources/liturgical-calendar/

http://www.crivoice.org/colorsof.html

     

  


Words of Wisdom

“ A compassionate nation starts with me. Be the first to make a change, ”

Anon.

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. ”

Maya Angelou

“If there is no laughter, Jesus has gone somewhere else. If there is no joy and freedom, it is not a church. If there is no celebration, there is no real worship. ”

Steve Brown

“When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance. ”

Joel Osteen