Category Archives: COCU Year C

COCU53C.25August2019

ReadingsJeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71: 1-6; Hebrews 12: 18-29: Luke 13:10-17 Call to WorshipAll who are bent over with worry: this is a place of sanctuary.All who are burdened with life: this is a house of care.All who are lost to … Continue reading

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COCU51C.11August2019

Readings: Isaiah 1: 1, 10-20: Having a vision, strengthens and guides people, especially in times of uncertainty and chaos.Psalm 50: 1-8, 22-23: God is not silent, and God makes fierce demands.Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16: Faith inspires new journeys, and new lives; faith is … Continue reading

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COCU50C.4August2019

Texts: Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9, 43; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 Readings (designed to be printed as back to back A5):COCU50C.Pentecost11C.RCLreadings.P Resources: Textweek; Singing from the Lectionary; Sacredise; NZ Hymn writer Shirley Murray:‘Love and trust need no hoard, richest treasure can’t … Continue reading

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COCU49C.28th July 2019

Readings: Hosea 1:2-10; Psalm 85; Colossians 2:6-15, (16-19); Luke 11:1-13 Resources: Textweek.Commentary on Hosea by Dennis Bratcher. Various versions of the Lord’s Prayer, including the following written by Rev Sarah Agnew. Divine Source of Love and Live,Holy is your unspeakable … Continue reading

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COCU48C.21stJuly2019

Readings:Amos 8:1-12: Amos sees a vision of a basket of ripe fruit – this is a symbol that because of corruption Israel is ripe for God’s judgement.Psalm 52: Judgement comes to the one who lies, while God’s care is extended to the … Continue reading

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COCU47C.14thJuly2019

Readings: Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82 Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10: 25-37 Great reflection/sermon by Nadia Bolz-Weber, A Sermon on Why it is The Parable of the Merciful Samaritan and not the Parable of the Robbers The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37): A Joint … Continue reading

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COCU46C.7th July 2019

(work in progress) Readings: 2 Kings 5: 1-14, Psalm 30, Galatians 6: (1-6), 7-16, Luke 1-11, 16-20. Prayer of Dedication/Offertory In the offering of our gifts, as well as the living of our days, may we not grow weary of … Continue reading

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COCU40C.TrinitySundayC.16thJune2019

See also Trinity Sunday Year A and Year B. Readings Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31: Wisdom sings of being with God at the creation of the world, and of humanity. Psalm 8: A song of God’s majesty, and the honour God has … Continue reading

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COCU44C.23rd June 2019

Readings 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a: God instructs Elijah to go to Mount Sinai, and comes to him there. At Elijah’s cave he experiences wind, earthquake and fire, but God’s voice is only heard in the whisper that follows. In spite … Continue reading

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COCU45C.30th June 2019

Readings: 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14, Psalm 77: 1-2, 11-20, Galatians 5: 1, 13-25, Luke 9: 51-62. West Epping Uniting Church used the reading focused upon the mantle passed from Elijah to Elisha in an intergenerational service. They talked about our heroes, … Continue reading

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