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COCU6A.Christmas1.29Dec2019

ReadingsIsaiah 63:7-9Psalm 148Hebrews 2:10-18Matthew 2:13-23 Resources

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COCU5A.ChristmasEve.24Dec2019

ReadingsIsaiah 9: 2-7Psalm 96Titus 2: 11-14Luke 2: 1-14 (15-20) See also Christmas Eve B and Christmas Eve C

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Advent wreath liturgies

Here is an advent candle liturgy by Maren C. Tirabassi: “I was moved by the thought of four candles illuminating the ways human and holy touch in this season, reminding us of the simple and amazing truth of Emmanuel, God … Continue reading

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COCU5A Christmas Day

See also COCU5B and COCU5C Readings – Christmas DawnIsaiah 62: 6-12Psalm 97Titus 3: 4-7Luke 2: (1-7), 8-20 Readings – Christmas DayIsaiah 52: 7-10Psalm 98Hebrews 1: 1-4 (5-12)John 1: 1-14 See also Christmas Dawn B and Christmas Day C Into this … Continue reading

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COCU64C.3Nov2019

Readings Habakkuk 1:1-4, 2:1-4: Habakkuk complains to God that justice is perverted and God’s help does not come, but then, as he waits for God’s answer, God’s word comes to him offering him a vision of the downfall of the … Continue reading

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Reformation Day.October31

Reformation Day commemorates the day in 1517 when a German monk named Martin Luther (1483-1546) strode up to the church in Wittenburg and nailed his 95 ‘theses’ (or propositions) to the church door.Luther’s intention when posting his theses was to … Continue reading

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Labour Day – 7th October 2019

Labour Day takes place on different days in different countries and cities. In Adelaide the first Monday in October is Labour Day (making it a ‘long weekend holiday’)A prayer for Labor Day (written for U.S. context, can be adapted)God bless … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s birth anniversary 2nd October

In 2019, it will be Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. Here is his prayer for peace. GANDHI’S PRAYER FOR PEACE I offer you peace I offer you love I offer you friendship I see your beauty I hear your need I … Continue reading

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COCU58C.29thSeptember2019

ReadingsJeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15: In spite of his prophecies of the destruction of Judah, Jeremiah buys his cousin’s field and proclaims God’s word that people will again buy property in the land of Judah.Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16: God promises refuge, protection and … Continue reading

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World Week for Peace Palestine Israel:15-22 Sept 2019

The third week of September is the annual World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (WWPPI). It includes the International Day of Peace. This week is a time for people of faith to join together in worship and prayer in … Continue reading

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