Due to the COVID-19 virus situation, we are including only churches with live streaming at this stage under "Service Times". Please write to me (see maintenance link below) if your church has a live streaming service.
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Times of on-line worship services at our local churches.
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|Terms of References||describes the GWICC Constitution|
On Friday, 5 March 2021, the Women's World Day of Prayer Service will be held at Glen Waverley Uniting Church at 10:30am. All are welcome to this service, which will be focussing upon Vanuatu this year, with the theme "Build on a Strong Foundation". Visit www.worlddayofprayeraustralia.org for more information.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been limited in our planning for the Way of the Cross for Good Friday 2021 (2 Apr). At one stage we thought we might have to plan for an on-line event. This would closely follow the same structure used in the open air version at Waverley Central Oval, and use several prerecorded reflections for each station. With the easing of restrictions, we now think this may not be necessary, and we have applied for permission to run a live event.
Update, 4 Feb 2021: While we have received permission to run the event, we are limited to a maximum of 100 people. After careful consideration, we felt that we would be unable to handle the logistics of limiting numbers to this level, and so, relunctantly, we felt that cancelling was the safest option.
We are disappointed that we will not be holding this event for 2 years in a row, but we are encouraging people who would have liked to attend to visit our news page to find a local church that is holding Good Friday services, and attend one of those (either in person, or via live streaming, as appropriate).
If you're passionate about music and want to share it with others, and you enjoy attending church, then we would like you to become our Choir Leader.
Our choir, Uniting Voices, sings twice a month at the 11am Sunday Worship Service at Glen Waverley Uniting Church and practice weekly on a Thursday evening.
This is a voluntary position but a Remuneration for travel expenses is negotiable.
Contact Susan Karoly on 0433 692 862 or email@example.com for further details, or visit About Uniting Voices
The latest VCC Newsletter for February 2021 is available. (You can also see back issues at the VCC newsletter website, or via our News Page).
The Extreme Hardship Support Program can provide financial assistance, information and referrals to people living in Victoria who are experiencing significant hardship as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and who are unable to access other forms of Victorian Government and Commonwealth Government income support. The program may support temporary and provisional visa holders and undocumented migrants with little or no income, savings or community support.
Now that the program is established, we seek your help to promote it, particularly to people seeking asylum, temporary migrant workers, and the services and communities that support them.
Red Cross, Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Department of Health and Human Services have implemented the Extreme Hardship Support Program to provide emergency financial assistance to people who are unable to access income support.
To be eligible for this program a person must:
FAQs and a fact sheet for community organizations are attached and also available on the DHHS coronavirus website.
This emergency financial assistance complements other Victorian Government hardship supports available to all people living in Victoria, including the $1500 worker support payment, the $300 test isolation payment, the and the rent relief grant.
Community organizations interested in joining a network of community implementation partners can contact the Brotherhood of St Laurence on (03) 9422 5650 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org . The Brotherhood of St Laurence is also available to assist you in promoting this program by participating at network meetings to speak about the program.
Please contact your Adviser if you have any further questions.
A/Team Leader, Agency Performance and System Support
Hume Moreland Area, North Division
Department of Health and Human Services
m. 0417 792 127
General business discussions: Microsoft Teams
2/134-136 Cambridge Street, Collingwood VIC 3066
T: 1 800 932 082 E: email@example.com
Settlement Services International
settlement ● support ● independence
SSI is a supporter of the Australian Human Rights Commission anti-racism campaign.
For more information: http://itstopswithme.humanrights.gov.au/
A long-awaited headspace facility to support young people to access mental health support in Monash will open in October 2020. Read more in this media release
Victoria Police is aware of recent media reporting and online community discussions suggesting that certain communities are to blame for the latest rise in confirmed coronavirus cases.
We know this may cause many people to feel that they are being unfairly targeted. We want the community to know that we stand by you. If you have been racially abused or are the victims of a prejudice-motivated crime then please speak to police.
Racism and discrimination have no place in our society. Every Victorian has the right to feel safe and secure in the community.
Incidents of racism, discrimination or vilification based on religion, culture or ethnicity not only have direct impact on individual victims, but also the whole community.
We take all reports of this nature seriously, and we are here to support you. Anyone who experiences or witnesses these crimes is encouraged to report them to their local police station.
For more information on prejudice motivated crime, please visit the Victoria Police website.
In an emergency, please call Triple Zero (000).
The Glen Waverley and District Interchurch Council's suggested prayer calendar is now available. All churches are encouraged to use this calendar in their weekly cycle of prayers.
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