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About admin

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.

Holy Week

Holy Week – Monday: Monday Holy Week – Tuesday: TUESDAY Holy Week – Wednesday: Wednesday – Holy Week Passion of Jesus: Great artists – passion of Jesus – youtube

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COCU26C.HolyTuesday.16April2019

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Break the Silence Sunday (BTSS), 28th April

Break the Silence Sunday is a time for the church to come together to learn about the realities of rape and sexual violence; to create a community where survivors can share stories and receive support, hope, and love; and to prayerfully consider how to be advocates for change in the community, and around the world. Continue reading

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Elections

(Australian Federal elections yet to be announced but anticipated to be in May 2019) Election Hymn If we claim to love our neighbour while the hungry queue for food, are we prey to self deception? Is perception quite so crude? … Continue reading

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COCU28C.Maundy Thursday.18April2019

ReadingsExodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14Psalm 116:1-4, 12-191 Corinthians 11:23-26John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Resource on RuachWords website Tonight is a night of darkness – for Maudy ThursdayTonight is a night of darkness.We gather it together like gauze and wrap our souls in it.Tonight … Continue reading

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COCU29C.Good Friday.19thApril2019

See also Good Friday BReadingsIsaiah 52:13-53:12: A song of the suffering servant, who is persecuted and dies for the sake of others (“us”).Psalm 22: A Psalm of lament, grieving the suffering and abandonment of the writer, but celebrating the inevitable … Continue reading

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COCU30C.Holy Saturday.20April2019

Readings Job 14:1-14  Psalm 31:1-4, 15-16 1 Peter 4:1-8 Matthew 27:57-66 or John 19:38-42 Joan Chittister , The Liturgical Year: “Everyone who has ever lived, who will ever live, will someday undergo a Holy Saturday of our own. Someday we will all … Continue reading

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COCU31C.Easter Sunday.21April2019

ReadingsActs 10:34-43: Peter preaches that God shows no favouritism, but that anyone who believes in Jesus, who did good and healed those oppressed by the devil, was crucified, and was raised, receives life and forgiveness. Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24: A song … Continue reading

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Earth Day 22 April 2019

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 the national agenda at a time when … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Sunday 26May2019

It was agreed in November 2006 that the SA Synod/Presbytery establish Reconciliation Sunday in Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June) annually, to be celebrated across the Church, and request Church Councils to include this day in their worship calendars. … Continue reading

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