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five things to do when you have no idea

It’s been nearly three years now that I’ve been in my role with the Uniting Church in Tassie. It’s a role unlike anything I’d done before coming here, and more than once over the last couple of years I’ve selfishly … Continue reading

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asbo jesus returns….in fine form

The Ongoing Adventures of ASBO Jesus is one of my favourite blogs. Mostly its because Jon (who pens the cartoons) seems to find a way to read my mind. Jon’s been offline for a while, but he’s back…..and in excellent … Continue reading

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what if your church was made of lego?

In our house, LEGO (r) reigns supreme. The six year old, aided and abbetted by his sisters, is engaged in a non-stop frenzy of LEGO play – designing, building, destroying and reconstructing in a never ending cycle. The same LEGO pieces … Continue reading

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workshop description: create-a-cafe

Last week we ran the first of a series of “Hobart 2020 Cafe Forum” gatherings.  Designed to provide opportunity for people to explore the themes of the report “How then shall we live?” for the Uniting Church in Hobart, we … Continue reading

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brain space and basketball

For some unimaginable reason, at the ripe old age of 37 I decided to take up playing basketball.   It’s a strange choice to make, having never played before, but I knew some guys that were playing, and I needed the … Continue reading

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Hobart 2020: e-Update #1

Hi friends of Hobart 2020: Uniting Alive! It’s with pleasure that we write this first e-update to provide you with all the information you need to stay in touch with opportunities to explore the future of the Uniting Church in … Continue reading

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Cobblestones and bicycles

Last night I sat up ridiculously late watching the Paris-Roubaix cycling classic.  It’s a one day race that stands at the very top of the “must win” list for professional cyclists.  Within cycling circles it’s sometimes known as the “Queen … Continue reading

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how then shall we live? a glimpse into the future for the uniting church in greater hobart …

How then shall we live? is the report of the Uniting Alive: Hobart 2020 task group, and it’s available now. Download the full UA2020 – How then shall we live – Final report here (pdf format). Download a two page … Continue reading

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the spirit of adventure

Over the weekend I was chatting with a mate about the two stories we’ve both been taking a particular interest in this week. The first is the emerging disaster that is the confrontation between conservation organisation Sea Shepherd and the … Continue reading

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what’s in a label?

I have a confession to make. And in this day and age it’s a big one. I don’t drink wine.  There….I said it. Admitted it.  Publicly. Thanks for listening, I feel better already. Everybody drinks wine these days, especially red. … Continue reading

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