Speakers List for Seeds: Outward Journey 2000
(urban mission unit @ collins street baps)
invites you to
SEEDS :the outward journey (2000)
an nine week journey with the residential
community and other friends of umu
in credo cafe
level one, central house,
one seven four collins street
Aug 7 Mission and Vocation : Br. Darryl MORESCO(OCarm)
Brother Darryl is a Carmelite Friar living in a community in Port Melbourne, responsible for Vocation discernment. August 6-13 is Catholic National Vocations Awareness Week and where would you expect to find Brother Darryl?…..at a Baptist Church of course, sharing Catholic wisdom about vocation to a young(ish), diverse, ecumenical crowd…thats his passion!
Aug 14 The Bible & Reconciliation:
Known for his black outfits, stylish goatee and his ironic, postmodern angles into the Old Testament, Mark has just completed a book on Genesis which has also been translated into Arabic so Muslims can dialogue with him.
Aug 21 Do Christian’s belive in Calling?:
Peter is an UMU board member, he lived in the City for 17 years and started Common Life, a network of people who live by a common rule.
Aug 28 Is God Green?… Faith and Environment: Ross Langmead
Each day Ross rides his bike from his home in Spotswood to Whitley College where he lectures in Missiology, he starts his lectures with songs that he writes himself!
Sept 4 Globalisation :New Jerusalem or McBabylon? How to respond?
Jon & Kim Cornford & Panel
In September the World Economic Forum is meeting @ Crown Casino. After big demos in Seattle and Washington, email linked radicals of many persuasions seem as unified as theyve been for a long time about the need for a response. The problem is they seem divided as ever about just what theyre fighting and whats the best way to respond. Jon and Kim live at Collins Street, heading up public advocacy and education and are part of organising a prayer vigil outside the Casino through the Forum Sept 11-13.
Sept 11 Mission & Family : Rose GOW Throughout the last five years Rose has been on extraordinary journey in FOOTSCRAY. With hubby Greg, she is currently raising their son Joseph whilst sharing life with refugees from Horn of Africa communities.
Sept 18 Discipleship Movements through history… Whatfor TODAY?: Tim needs no introduction. Tim COSTELLO
Reflections on the radical discipleship movement overseas and in Melbourne.
Sept 25 MISSION & CULTURE Barry Watson & Co. Affectionatley known as Bikeman Barry from the UMU Board, Barry was born and bred in the Western Suburbs and likes travelling in the bush.
October 2 ELSALVADOR to AUSTRALIA : A Personal Journey in Solidarity : Michelle Geirk
Michelle is an UMU board member who is currently writing a book on her 20 years of mission and activist work with oppressed groups from Elsalvador to Australia.