New Minister Called to Hobart North

Hobart North Uniting Church is pleased to announce that Rev Jeff Savage has accepted a call to be the Minister of the Word at Hobart North, commencing in January 2016.  Jeff and his family will come to us from Western Australia.

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CD LAUNCH AND CONCERT

CD Launch poster

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Heritage Month Tasmania

ANZAC Wesley Honor Board

ANZAC Wesley Honor Board

 

Heritage Month Tasmania

May 17th 2015 1-3pm

Wesley Church 56 Melville St

 

Come and visit Wesley Church as part of Heritage Tasmania Week to see what.

WW1 Honor Boards, Pew Carvings and Stain Glass Windows all have in common.

 

Come and read about the names listed on our Honor Boards

Perhaps you are a relative or know one of the families

Find out who they are and what their story is in relation to WW1 and Wesley

For more information phone 6231 4033

 

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Carols, Canapes and Cheer!

Carols service flyer

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City Sanctuaries: essential to forming ‘new modes of neighbourliness’

Former Congregational Church building and site of Colony 47 on Davey Street (centre) looking across from St David's Park, Hobart, Tasmania.

Former Congregational Church building and site of Colony 47 on Davey Street (centre) looking across from St David’s Park, Hobart, Tasmania.

CITY SANCTUARIES  is a community heritage project, presently being undertaken by Wesley Hobart Museum and Arts Tasmania to foster public appreciation of Hobart’s significant and diverse urban sanctuaries and its spiritual landscape.

Having an interfaith and broad public focus, City Sanctuaries is working to identify common ground that is able to support and nurture a shared appreciation of the different and distinctive features of the city’s sanctuary places.

What do we mean by city sanctuary?

We use the term “city sanctuary” to refer to urban places where sacred forms are given expression in ways (e.g. through art, architecture, word, ritual and mundane practices) that are conserved, remembered and made accessible to city inhabitants and their visitors.

Yet sanctuary is appreciated not only as place but also as welcoming, revitalizing and neighbourly relationship.

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UN International Day of Peace – Multifaith Gathering

“Poetry and story-telling can be an effective tool for people to express themselves and turn hardship into positivity.”

A Mosaic of Light: The Colour of Peace.

An afternoon of sharing powerful ideas featuring
Spoken Word Artist, Dr Mariam Chaalan, with other
artists from Hobart.

21 September 2014 2.00 – 4.00pm
UTAS Multifaith Centre, TUU Building,
Churchill Ave, Sandy Bay.

IDP UTAS Multifaith

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City Sanctuaries

Shared urban public spaces, like museums, have our support. They’re where creativity fosters social engagement, inclusion & security. – UNESCO 12th September 2012)

Throughout the remainder of 2014 and into early 2015, Wesley Hobart Museum will be working with Arts Tasmania’s Roving Curators to  design a  community owned heritage project that aims to foster inter-faith and broad public appreciation of Hobart’s significant and diverse urban sanctuaries and of its spiritual landscape.

To discover more about the project, read our Project Statement.

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ODYSSEY 2014

Come join us to hear Hobart’s

Choir of High Hopes

ODYSSEY 2014

Appearing at the Festival of Voices Handmade Series 2014

Sunday 6 July, 2.00 pm

Peacock Theatre, Salamanca Place

  • New and original songs written by Choir members
  • Performance devised especially for the Festival of Voices appearance.

Enjoy the privilege of seeing what happens when Choir members turn their often undiscovered talents to song writing and theatrical drama to express hope for the future and describe their individual pathways through life.

Led by a talented team of music professionals, the repertoire emphasises the constant striving of Choir members to live positive and courageous lives.

Tickets $24 online at festivalofvoices.com

Please share this flyer with friends and colleagues and invite them along.

Choir of High Hopes – Rebuilding lives through the power of song.

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Raising money to help other people: Three events.

Fund raising night for deaf Children of Tajikistan 

Wed 14th May,  6pm at Blue Illusion fashions,  Magnet Court, Sandy Bay—Invite your friends along to our next fundraising night at Blue Illusion.   From 6.00 pm.   Shop while enjoying a glass of champagne.  10% of the money from purchases will go to our project.  There is no entry fee.

RSVP to sandybay@blueillusion.com  or call 6223 2349

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea at Wesley

An afternoon tea will be held at Wesley Hall, 58 Melville Street, Hobart on Saturday 24 May commencing at 2.00 pm to raise funds for the Australian Cancer Council.  The event will include a talk about Australia’s first public library – the Wesleyan Library, 1825. Visitors arriving before   2.00 pm may also have time to view the display, “On Morning Wings”, which commemorates the missionary ships, “Triton”, “John Williams” and “Dayspring”. To book please phone  Colleen on 6231 4481 or Rachel on 6231 4033.

 BCC Africa Quiz Night

Saturday 24th May, beginning at 7.00 pm.

Hobart North Uniting Church, cnr Elizabeth & Swan Streets North Hobart

Tickets: $20.00pp including Supper.   Tables of 8: $150.00

A bar will be provided, serving beer, wine and soft drinks.

All funds raised on the night will support the children of the Bethlehem Community Centre, Kenya.

To register your attendance, please contact Hobart North Uniting Church (62313109, leave a message) or office@hobartnorth.ucatas.org

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