COVID-19 Response

A collection of resources & information surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and our church’s response.

“Physical distance – Social connection – Community care”

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If you have any questions regarding COVID-19, please email our response team at BUCconnect@gmail.com

Worship 20 September 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 20 September 2020 Full Service 20 September 2020 Full service (Film 51’08”) Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 13 September

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 13 September 2020 Full Service 13 September 2020 Full service (Film 43’55”) Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 6 September, 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 6 September 2020 Full Service 6 September 2020 Full service (Film 50′ 04″) Sermon transcript Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 30 August 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 30 August 2020 Full Service 30 August 2020 Full service (Film 40′ 37″) Sermon outline 30 August Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 23 August 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 23 August 2020 Full Service 23 August 2020 Full service (Film 35′ 58″) Sermon outline Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 16 August

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 16 August 2020 Full Service 16 August 2020 Full service (Film 30′ 04″) Copyright 2020 Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 9 August 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 9 August 2020 Full Service 9 August 2020 Full service (Film 34′ 03″) Sermon transcript – God is with us Copyright 2020 Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 2 August 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 2 August 2020 Full Service 2 August 2020 Full service (Film 39′ 59″) Full service transcript Copyright 2020 Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 26 July 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 26 July 2020 Full Service BUC 26 July 2020 Full service (Film 36′ 12″) Copyright July 26, 2020 Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 19 July 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 12 July 2020 Full Service BUC 19 July 2020 Full service (Film 47′ 48″) Sermon outline Sunday 19 July Copyright information Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 12 July 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 12 July 2020 Full Service BUC 12 July 2020 Full service (Film 34′ 07″)   Sunday 12 July Copyright information Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 5 July 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 5 July 2020 Full Service BUC 5 July 2020 Full service (Film 35′ 01″)   Copyright-BATHURST-UNITING-CHURCH-5-July 2020 Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship & Resources 28 June

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 28 June 2020 Full Service BUC 28 June 2020 Full service (Film 55′ 19″) BUC-Sunday28June2020-Service-TRANSCRIPT   Copyright 28 June 2020 Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship & Other Resources 21 June 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 21 June 2020 Full Service BUC 21 June 2020 Full service (Film 50′ 19″) Other resources Roots on the Web Resources   Copyright information for these resources Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship & Other Resources 14 June 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 14 June 2020 Full Service BUC 14 June 2020 Full service (Film 49′ 08″) Worship 14.6.20 printed resource Other resources Roots on the Web Resources   Worship 14th June 2020 Copyright Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship 7 June 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 7 June 2020 Full Service BUC 7 June 2020 Full service (Film 40 52″) BUC 7 June sermon print version Other resources Roots on the Web Resources     Copyright for 7 June 2020 Physical Distance – Social Connection – Community Care

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Worship & Other Resources 31 May 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 31 May 2020 Full Service BUC 31 May 2020 Full service (Film 48′ 30″) BUC 31 May 2020 Full service (print) Sermon and Closure Only Sermon and Closure (Film 21′ 12″) Other resources ROOTS ‘Live your faith’ (Adults) ROOTS Activity sheet (kids) Pray As You Go, Pentecost       Copyright for Pentecost 2020 Physical Distance…

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IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE: UPDATE ON GATHERING 14 May 2020

IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE: UPDATE ON GATHERING – 14 May 2020 We have received important new guidance from the UCA NSW/ACT Synod on the Government’s plans to relax restrictions around COVID-19.  I am sure that many of us have been watching media announcements, wanting to know when gatherings for worship, Bible Study and other activities can resume. We are not there…

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Worship & Other Resources 24 May 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 24 May 2020 Full Service BUC 24 May 2020 Full service (Film 58′ 55″) BUC 24 May 2020 Full service (print) Children’s Talk and Sermon BUC 24 May 2020 Children and Other Talks(29’07”) Other resources UCA Livestream Worship for April May 2020 ROOTS Activity time (Kids) ROOTS ‘Live your faith’ (Adults) Pray as you go Meditative…

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Worship & Other Resources 17 May 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 17 May 2020 Full Service BUC 17 May 2020 Full service (Film 48′ 01″) BUC 17 May 2020 Ascension Full service (print) Children’s Talk and Sermon BUC 17 May 2020 Children’s Talk and Sermon (19’40”) Other resources ROOTS Activity Sheet (Kids) ROOTS ‘Live your Faith’ (Adults) UCA Livestream Worship for April May 2020 What Sustains Us…

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Worship & Other Resources 10 May 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 10 May 2020 Full Service BUC 10 May 2020 Full service (Film 48′ 50″) BUC 10 May 2020 Full service (print) Sermon only BUC 10 May 2020 Sermon only (14’36”) Other resources ROOTS Activity Sheet (Kids) ROOTS ‘Live your Faith’ (Adults) UCA Livestream Worship for April May 2020 UCA Cycle of Daily Prayers What Sustains Us…

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Worship & Other Resources 3 May 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 3 May 2020 Full Service BUC 3 May 2020 Full service (Film 50′ 36″) BUC 3 May 2020 Full service (print) Sermon only BUC 3 May 2020 Sermon only (14’43”) Other resources PAYG Abundant Life   PAYG Following Jesus’ voice   ROOTS at Home ‘Live Your Faith’ (adults). pdf ROOTS at Home ‘Walk of awareness’ ROOTS…

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Worship & Other Resources 26 April 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 26 April 2020 Full Service BUC 26 April 2020 Full service (film 49’18”) BUC 26 April 2020 Full service (print) Sermon only BUC 26 April 2020 sermon only (film 13′ 04″) ANZAC BUC 26 April 2020 ANZAC only (film 9’42”) Other resources ROOTS on the web (adults) ROOTS on the web (kids) UCA Livestream Worship for…

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SUNDAY @ 5 – LIVE

Our informal evening ‘Sunday @ 5’ service happens live via Zoom at 5:00pm (AEST) each Sunday evening. Click here if you’d like to join us Or enter the Meeting ID 640 626 609 in the Zoom app. You can also dial in by phone by calling (02) 8015 6011 and entering the Meeting ID 640 626 609. If you haven’t…

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Worship & Other Resources 19 April 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Worship 19 April 2020 Full Service BUC 19 April 2020 full service (Video 47’04”) BUC 19 April 2020 sermon (print) Sermon only BUC 19 April 2020 sermon only (Video 19′ 49″) Other resources Roots on the Web (kids) Roots on the Web Live Your Faith (adults) Pray As You Go reflective prayer for Easter 2A.mp3 (13’37”)  …

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Bathurst Uniting Church Easter Day Worship 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Easter Day Service 2020 12 April 2020 Service BUC Easter Day 2020 full service (film 51’045″) BUC Easter Day 2020 Full service (print) Sermon only BUC Easter Day 2020 sermon only (Video 10′ 04″) Children’s focus BUC Easter Day 2020 Kids’ focus (film 4’02”) Other resources Copyright for Easter Day service   He is Risen – He…

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Easter Worship 2020 – Good Friday

Bathurst Uniting Church Good Friday Service 2020 Service BUC Good Friday 2020 full service (Video 53’06”) BUC Good Friday 2020 full service (Print) Sermon only BUC Good Friday 2020 sermon only (Video 7′ 36″) Other resources   Copyright information for resources used in the Good Friday Service Physical Distancing – Social Connecting – Community Caring

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Easter Worship 2020 Maundy Thursday

Bathurst Uniting Church Maundy Thursday Service 2020 Service BUC Maundy Thursday service (video – 26’14”) BUC Maundy Thursday 2020 (print) Copyright notice for resources used in this service   Good Friday Service will be available on this site later this evening  

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Worship & Other Resources 5 April 2020

Bathurst Uniting Church Palm Sunday Service 2020 Service BUC Palm Sunday 2020  full service (video – 46’32”) BUC Palm Sunday 2020 full service (print version) Sermon only BUC Palm Sunday 2020 sermon (video – 13’19”) BUC Palm Sunday 2020 sermon (print version) Other resources UCA Livestream Worship for April May 2020 UCA Cycle of Daily Prayers Prayers in a time…

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Worship & Other Resources 29 March 2020

Watch the Bathurst Uniting Church service recorded for Sunday 29 March 2020. BUC 29 March 2020 complete service (video) BUC complete service 29 March (text copy) A folder containing all the resources used in this service as separate files Copyright information for these resources Here we are gathered in the family of God despite our separateness.

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Thank You to our community

Article from the Weekend Advocate – 28/29 March 2020

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UCA Cycle of daily prayers for the season

The President and Moderators have prepared a weekly cycle of prayers for use by congregations and in people’s personal devotions, as a way of connecting Uniting Church members. as we pray each day for one another and the life of the Australian community. We hope these prayers nurture and encourage you. Click here for a copy of the daily prayers…

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Worship & Other Resources 22 March 2020

A full recording of the service along with other resources is available to continue our mission of ‘Connecting people to God’. Copyright information for resources used in this service.

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Worship & Devotional Resources

‘Connecting people to God’ is our core mission – even though we cannot, for the moment, meet together in person. We are committed to helping everyone maintain (and perhaps deepen) their relationship with the God of Comfort and Hope at this time. Weekly worship resources We will be publishing and sending out weekly worship resources (linked to the Revised Common…

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Pastoral support, Connection & Welfare Resources

Pastoral care Coronavirus Response Team – BUCconnect@gmail.com Email us with any questions, offers of help, requests for help or support etc. Rev. Claire Wright – rev.claire.wright@gmail.com or 0490 678 593 Rev. Claire will be able to refer you to our Pastoral Response Group. Keeping in contact Please remember that we ALL have a part to play in ensuring that no-one…

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Coronavirus Information Resources

Bathurst Uniting Church Coronavirus Response Team – BUCconnect@gmail.com Email us with any questions, offers or requests for help, suggestions etc. Website – www.bathurstunitingchurch.com.au Check the ‘Coronavirus Response’ page regularly for updates, information and resources (including weekly worship) Rev. Claire Wright – rev.claire.wright@gmail.com 0490 678 593 Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and safety measures NSW Health Information – www.health.nsw.gov.au Click the ‘COVID-19…

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Sunday Worship

Worship gatherings will be suspended after this Sunday’s services (22 March) – weekly resources for at-home worship/devotions will be made available. Let us know your contact preferences if you’d like to access these resources by web, email, USB-drive or DVD delivered to you.

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Church Activities

Church groups, activities and events are taking immediate steps to suspend ‘in-person’ meetings for the time being – and, where possible, going ‘on-line’ or ‘on-the-phone’, to maintain social connection and activities. If you would like help setting up ‘virtual’ ways of meeting and sharing together, please contact the Coronavirus Response Team – BUCconnect@gmail.com

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response statement

Our Church’s Coronavirus Response Team, with the support of Church Council, has taken on board the strong advice of NSW Synod, Macquarie Darling Presbytery and civil authorities, and made some difficult decisions – for the common good, and to protect our most vulnerable. At the same time, we are focused on ensuring that we can continue to connect people with…

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Pastoral Letter from our Minister, Rev. Claire Wright

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, As we are all aware, our society and our church are being deeply impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As members of the wider community, and as the body of Christ called to exercise love for our neighbours, we are committed to participating in our community in wise, faithful and responsible ways. We have…

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response

All information and news regarding to the Church’s response to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) will be posted regularly on this page.  

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