We are not gathering for in person worship on Sunday 26 December. Instead, below you will find a gentle, contemplative liturgy for worshipping at home. Today the invitation is to spend some time in Imaginative prayer. You can find a video about this style of praying here: https://richmond.unitingchurch.org.au/2020/12/imaginative-prayer/ Here is the Order of Worship, it includes the prayers, readings and reflection...

Amidst the tears and joy God comes to us in person On Christmas Day, Saturday 25th December we are gathering at 9.30am for inclusive, authentic worship. Together we will be exploring the wonder of the God who comes among us in the middle of the grief and joy in Jesus. For those who cannot be with us in person, you can...

Christmas Eve - Thursday 24 December We will be worshipping at home. A simple liturgy will be available soon to utilise on your own, or with others. The invitation is to light a candle at home and enter the mystery of the Christmas story in prayer and pondering (keep an eye on the ‘online worship’ section of the website for this...

Christmas Fourth at Five Sunday 22 December 5pm - 6pm Gathering for worship over a simple evening meal, we will lean in to the wonder of Christmas – reflecting, praying and singing together and sharing in Holy Communion.  Everyone is welcome. Christmas Day  Wednesday 25th December 9.30am – 10.30am We gather to celebrate the mystery of the God who comes among us in Jesus in humility, grace...

If you are looking forward to Christmas or dreading Christmas, if you go to church regularly or never go to church, if you are super busy or bored, you are invited to come along to Beer and Carols. This is a friendly, no pressure, event hosted by Richmond Uniting and Chalice - Northcote Uniting at the warm and inviting Wesley Anne...

Christmas Eve - Saturday 24 December Amidst the busyness take some moments for rest, reflection, prayer. Anytime between 2pm and 4pm at Richmond Uniting. Christmas Day - Sunday 25 December 9am Worship celebrating the birth of Jesus the Christ. If you have been to church often or not at all you are welcome....

At Richmond Uniting as we journey to Christmas, we are inviting people to to write their prayers in chalk on our stairs: the Prayer Stairs. All kinds of people have been responding to this invitation and now our stairs are covered in prayers. There are prayers for the planet, for loved ones, for peace, for happiness, for no wars, for a...

While some people may be savouring happy memories of their recent Christmas day celebrations, this is likely not the case for others, as this season of Christmas can be a highly stressful time. Families are flung together, often with little in common. Old wounds can press close to the surface of interactions and for some loneliness and grief are amplified to...