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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.


The following is a compilation of prayers and resources in this time of COVID19 including general prayers, resources for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Easter Sunday. COVID19: Resources for anxiety, stress and well-beingSanctified Art – resources for Lent/Easter (designed to … Continue reading

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COCU33A.Easter 3A.26April2020

Readings:Acts 2:14a, 36-41Peter continues his sermon on the Day of Pentecost and encourages his hearers to believe in Jesus as Messiah, to repent and to receive God’s Spirit, and 3000 people respond.Psalm 116:1-4,12-19A psalm of praise, thanksgiving and commitment in … Continue reading

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Earth Day 22 April 2019

See also Season of Creation for resources Earth Day is held on April 22nd each year, first held in 1970. Earth Day was the brainchild of U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, who sought a way to place environmental protection on … Continue reading

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COCU32A.Easter 2A.19thApril2020

Readings Acts 2: 14a, 22-32 Peter declares the resurrection of Jesus to a crowd amazed at the signs of the Spirit’s presence and power. Psalm 16 In you, O God, I take refuge 1 Peter 1:3-9 Salvation is the outcome of faithfulness John … Continue reading

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Readings: Acts 10: 34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43 John 20:1-8 or Matthew 28:1-10 Bill Loader commentary on reading from Matthew, John, Colossians, Acts. Music: Singing from the Lectionary Easter Day: Easter Day Melody Line & … Continue reading

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ReadingsJob 14: 1-14 or Lamentations 3:1-9, 19-24Psalm 31: 1-4, 15-161 Peter 4: 1-8Matthew 27: 57-66 or John 19: 38-42 See also COCU30B and COCU30C Hope in the CracksIn the cracks,there’s always hope:Where a new world is not only possiblebut already … Continue reading

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ReadingsIsaiah 52:13-53:12Psalm 22Hebrews 10: 16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9John 18:1 – 19:42 See also COCU29B and COCU29C

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ReadingsExodus 12: 1-4 (5-10) 11-14Psalm 116:1-2, 12-191 Cor 11: 23-26John 13: 1-17, 31b-35 See also Year C Maundy Thursday

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ReadingsIsaiah 50: 4-9aPsalm 70Hebrews 12:1-3John 13: 21-32

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ReadingIsaiah 49:1-7Psalm 71: 1-141 Cor 1:18-31John 12: 20-36

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