Category Archives: Special days

World Communion Sunday – 1 Oct 2017

World Communion Sunday is a celebration observed by several Christian denominations, taking place on the first Sunday of every October, that promotes Christian unity and ecumenical cooperation. Call to worship Gathering God, joined as one family we come to worship … Continue reading

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Social Justice Sunday

Social Justice Sunday is held annually on the last Sunday in September. Resources for Social Justice Sunday on NCCA website. Here’s a link to the 2014 Social Justice Sunday resources. “We do not think ourselves into new ways of living, … Continue reading

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Migrant and Refugee Sunday.27thAugust2017

Refugee and Migrant Sunday is a celebration of the dignity of people who are refugees and migrants and the contribution they have made to life in Australia.  It is celebrated by the Churches together on or around the last Sunday … Continue reading

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August 13 – prayers for peace (Korean Peninsula)

Uniting Church members are encouraged to join in prayers for the peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula. On Sunday, 13 August, 2017, Christians around the world will be praying for peace on the Korean Peninsula, which remains divided and without a formal … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Day, August 6th

A Prayer for Hiroshima Day Like most traumatic scars, the ones that are found in Hiroshima and Nagasaki are permanent: reminders of the terrible damage human beings can inflict. Similar scars can be found in the hearts and souls of … Continue reading

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World Environment Day – June 5th

World Environment Day, celebrated annually on 5 June. First proclaimed in 1972, the day has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and … Continue reading

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Mothers Day resources

  Call to Worship The spirit of God calls us from many places; some of us come from busy homes with many people some of us live alone. We are a part of the family.This week has been different for … Continue reading

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Refugee Week (World Refugee Day June 20)

In 2017, the dates are 18-24 June. In 2000, the 9th Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia expressed our commitment to seek “fair, humanitarian, adequately resourced and culturally appropriate government policies and procedures for the processing of refugees and asylum … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day resources

Uniting Church in Australia Assembly 2016 – remembering ANZAC Day and Armenian Genocide (April 24th, 1915): On the 25th of April Australia remembers the ANZACs and their sacrifice at Gallipoli in the First World War. On the 24th of April, one day before … Continue reading

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Earth Day April 22nd

Earth Day 2017 marks the first anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement. Despite this remarkable achievement, we cannot afford to pull back our efforts. To build a world that values environmental protection and cultivates sustainable communities for all … Continue reading

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