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Re-invent this Advent

Advent is a time of preparation and expectation…but what if all that got turned on its head by a global pandemic? Even though the rules have gently relaxed to kind-of sort-of allow for an outdoor Carols event we all know that’s going to be a nightmare to put together and make work. So how do […]

Naidoc Week – Messy Church style!

Naidoc week this year has been moved to November, it is an opportunity for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. There will be many events and celebrations going on across the country to celebrate Naidoc Week, why not see what is happening in your local […]

Perhaps

Have you been wondering where God is during this global pandemic, and what we are supposed to be doing? I was recently asked to deliver a video as a part of the excellent Hold That Thought series put together by the NSW/ACT Synod Communications Team. A veritable plethora of people far more interesting that I […]

Supporting Year 12 students through the HSC exam block

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone – not least of which our year 12 students. Their world and major exams have been turned upside down and inside out through the effects of the Coronavirus. We in the PULSE team would like to encourage congregations to rise to the challenge in supporting our senior […]

Mentoring – Learning for young and old

The Pule team are currently prepping for what is on the calendar next year. As we ramp up our suite of YouLEAD training options we realised that for young leaders to truly thrive required great Mentors, who take the learning and help Mentees translate it into their reality. The conversation began as we explored our […]

Pacific Climate Leadership Opportunity

Are you a young member of the Pacific community living in Western Sydney? Do you wish to play a role in: alerting your community to the climate risks facing Western Sydney and the Pacific Islands? promoting climate action? strengthening the calls for action coming from the Pacific? There is a great opportunity for a Climate […]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day Resource

“We are the Elders of tomorrow, hear our voice.” The 4th August, each year recognises as the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s day. A Resource for Churches to Acknowledge National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day This resource has been designed for use in worship on Sunday 2nd August, 2020. We hope […]

The Restore Project offers help to Pacifika Youth

The Restore Project is concerned with seeing our Young Pacific Islander Youth live life to the fullest. It is concerned with Young Pacific Islanders who need help with items like: Finding work Supporting Young offenders  Need help navigating the mental health system Finding education or training opportunities. The Restore project is run by our co-ordinator […]

Music to get the kids moving from Dan Warlow

Great music really lifts the soul and brings people together. Just before lockdown I was in Queensland at the Amplify conference, designed to train up and resource leaders in ministry with Emerging Gen. I was able to see all the latest resources across Australia in this area. One of my favourite was Dan Warlow. He […]

Check out the latest PULSEmail: Preschool, Primary and High School!

This week’s PULSEmail takes us on a whole new adventure! High Schoolers will be traveling to Fiji with Tupou, from the Leigh Fijian Congregation at Parramatta. Explore how life is different here in Australia compared to Fiji, make Tuna Cakes (I can’t wait to try this recipe!) or try and solve a riddle. High School […]