Category Archives: Year A

COCU2A.Advent 2A.8Dec2019

Readings:Isaiah 11:1-10: Isaiah proclaims the coming of the “shoot from the stump of Jesse” who, through God’s Spirit resting on him, will bring peace, justice, righteousness and equity to the earth.Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19: A prayer for the King to rule wisely and … Continue reading

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COCU3A.Advent3A.15Dec2019

ReadingsIsaiah 35: 1-10God’s promise to restore God’s people, creating a land of peace and prosperity for them, and providing a safe and sure way for them to return home, guaranteeing their arrival in God’s Zion where they will find gladness, … Continue reading

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COCU4A.Advent4A.22December2019

ReadingsIsaiah 7: 10-16God promises a sign for King Ahaz, who is looking to Assyria for assistance with the threats of neighbouring Damascus and Samaria, that a virgin will give birth and call the child “Immanuel”, and that the enemy nations … Continue reading

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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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COCU24C.Lent6C.Palm Sunday.14April2019

ReadingsPsalm 118:1-2, 19-29: A celebration of God’s goodness and faithful love, answering prayer, turning the rejected stone into the capstone, and inviting people into God’s presence. Luke 19:28-40: Jesus rides into Jerusalem as the people offer praises. The Pharisees though … 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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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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COCU6C.Christmas1C.26December2018

This is the first Sunday after Christmas, so it may be a focus in the beginning of the service to have a time to reflect on post-Christmas. We can find our centre‘Whatever comes our way, we can find our centre, … Continue reading

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COCU57B.23September2018

Readings Proverbs 31: 10-31 A good wife is to be valued because she cares for her family and her servants, she provides for her household, she brings honour to her husband. This woman is an industrious resourceful household manager. She … Continue reading

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COCU50B.5thAugust2018

Readings 2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13a After Bathsheba is finished mourning for Uriah, David takes her as his wife, but God sends Nathan to confront him with his sin. Using a parable of a lamb, Nathan gets David to condemn … Continue reading

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