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Rev Sandy Boyce is a Uniting Church in Australia Minister (Deacon) in placement at Pilgrim Uniting Church, in Adelaide CBD (12 Flinders St). This blog is mainly to resource worship planners for our services, but of course may be useful for others. We have some great writers of music, words for hymns and liturgy at Pilgrim, so this blog also includes their words.

COCU21A.Lent 3A.15March2020

ReadingsExodus 17:1-7: The people of Israel grumble against Moses because of their thirst and the lack of water, so God commands Moses to strike the rock, and when he does so, water gushes out.Psalm 95: An invitation for God’s people to worship … Continue reading

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COCU20A.Lent 2A.8March2020

See also Lent 2B and Lent 2C Readings Genesis 12:1-4a: God calls Abram to leave his home country, and promises that he will be blessed and will be a blessing to others, and Abram obeys. Psalm 121: A song affirming God’s help, … Continue reading

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UN World Day of Social Justice, Feb 20

World Day of Social Justice takes place on February, 20 2020. The theme is “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”The UN World Day of Social Justice is an awareness day which had been initiated by the United Nations … Continue reading

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World Day of Prayer: 6th March 2020

(held annually, first Friday of March)The World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement led by Christian women who welcome you to join in prayer and action for peace and justice. It is run under the motto “Informed Prayer … Continue reading

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National Apology Day (Australia), 13th February

On 13 February 2008, the first sitting of the new parliamentary year, then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd formally acknowledged the immense suffering experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to past government policies of forced child removal and decades … Continue reading

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COCU19A.Lent 1A.1March2020

See also Lent 1B and Lent 1C See also Autumn (southern hemisphere) Readings Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7: God warns the man and woman in Eden not to eat the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, but they … Continue reading

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COCU17A.Transfiguration Sunday.23rdFeb2020

Please refer also to Year B Transfiguration Sunday and  Year C Transfiguration Sunday. Readings: Exodus 24:12-18: God calls Moses to come up the mountain to receive God’s commands, and he obeys and spends 40 days and nights with God on the … Continue reading

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COCU16A – not in 2020 lectionary

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COCU15A.Epiphany7A

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COCU14A.Epiphany6A.16thFebruary2020

Readings:Deuteronomy 30:15-20: Moses offers the people a choice between life and death, challenging them to love and remain faithful to God and God’s commandments, and promising them prosperity and blessing if they do.Psalm 119:1-8: Because a life of integrity is blessed, the … Continue reading

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