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Packing Christmas Hampers for Lindara

On Friday we pack our annual Christmas Hampers for charity.  Philip from Lindara, attended our evening and explained how grateful the families will feel when they receive these hampers on behalf of GPUC.  Our Friday Fun Connections tea

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Spring Fashion Swap

There will be another pop-up shop in the Friday Community Centre foyer between 10am - 2pm this Friday 10th November.  Bring along a fashion item you no longer use and swap it with another person!  All items need to be clean and in good condition. 

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Carers' Pamper Day

Thursday saw our Gordon complex become a centre for self-care, wellbeing and indulgence as we hosted our third annual Carers’ Pamper Day as part of National Carers’ Week 2023.

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Supporting local HSC Students

Friday our families at Friday Fun Connections were busy creating and packing HSC packs for our Uniting Schools, who commence their exams Term 4.  They filled them with our blessing and yummy treats, like KitKat (to remember

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Stir Up Pudding Sessions Announced

 

Make your own traditional Christmas Pudding with Gordon-Pymble Uniting Church

Ingredients and printed instructions provided. No cooking experience necessary, just fun for every age as

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We're still 'Return & Earn'-ing

GPUC is still collecting cans and bottles to raise money for meaningful projects to connect with our community. We now have our own barcode for you to scan when you go to the St Ives drop off machine.

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Pymble Ladies College Garden Party - 16th Sept

Pymble Ladies College are having their annual Garden Party on Saturday 16th September. GPUC are hoping to have a stall this year to show the community all the fun offerings here at GPUC.

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Letting Go, to breath new life into mission

On 30 July, Willoughby Northbridge Uniting Church announced their extraordinary gift of $1.5 million to the Synod Growth Investment Fund.

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Praying for Lyn's continued healing

Visiting Lyn & Helping Bruce

This week Lyn has slowly improved—little improvements that bring great hope. She is still only allowed four visitors at a time.

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Homelessness Week 2023

A Message from Karen

Hi Friends,

This week I had the privilege to go to the Ravenswood Social Justice Day. There were many amazing speakers, but one in particular that I found helpful.

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Our 'Young People' sewing sustainable bags

Our Friday Fun Connnections families together with 5 Volunteers from Boomerang Bags sewed 9 sustainable bags from start to finish. 

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High demand for emergency food

Last week we were delighted to have the best response this year for food from both sites. The demand for emergency food is extremely high at the moment, so please do keep giving what you are able.

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Biggest Morning Tea a Big Hit!

Our Biggest Morning Tea last Monday was a fun event with a wonderful turn out of 50 people coming along to enjoy lots of food, chatter and quizzes.

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Stitching Group has a new time!

The Stitching Group is now meeting in the daytime, after 30 years at 7.30pm! Join in on Thursdays from 11am — 2pm, in Gordon’s Yellow Room. BYO sandwich, and tea and coffee will be available.

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Thank You from Human Rights for All!

We could not have done this without you! We are profoundly grateful for your support. With your generosity, and the help of our matching donors, $214,917 has been raised for Human Rights for All during our Inaugural Giving Day.

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Congratulations to Michelle, our MADOW partner, Awarded an OAM

Congratulations Michelle Michelle Bordignon has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). She is the mainstay for ‘Griffith Helping Hands’ and has been MADOW’s (Making A Difference Out West) partner for several years now.

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Rick speaking at the next Friendship Circle

Friendship Circle

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Thank You to Ku-ring-gai Council for IT Equipment

Thank you to Ku-ring-gai Council

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Iftar Dinner Celebrates 10 Years

In an expression of hospitality, solidarity and friendship, 90 guests gathered for the annual Building Harmony Iftar Dinner co-hosted by the Uniting Church Assembly, Uniting NSW.ACT, the Synod of NSW/ACT and Affinity Intercultural Foundation, this

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Palm Sunday National Day of Action

On Palm Sunday, as Christians remember Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and the celebration of God’s kingdom drawing near, people from all walks of life will call for justice and dignity for refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia.