Monthly Archives: June 2016

COCU46C.Pentecost 7C.3rd July 2016

(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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COCU45C.Pentecost 6C.26th June 2016

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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NAIDOC Week 2016

NAIDOC WEEK: 3-10 July 2016 NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from … Continue reading

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UCA Sunday, 22nd June 1977

The Uniting Church in Australia celebrated the formal union of the Congregational, Methodist and Presbyterian Church on June 22nd, 1977. Here is the combined service used at Pilgrim Church on UCA Sunday 2013. UCA Anniversary 2013 Order of service from … Continue reading

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Winter solstice

BLESSING FOR THE LONGEST NIGHT All throughout these months, as the shadows have lengthened, this blessing has been gathering itself, making ready, preparing for this night. It has practiced walking in the dark, traveling with its eyes closed, feeling its … Continue reading

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COCU44C.Pentecost 5C.19th June 2016

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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World Day against child labour – June 12th 2016

Download poster: WDACL2016_Poster_EN_PDF_Web This year, the focus for World Day Against Child Labour is on child labour and supply chains. With 168 million children still in child labour, all supply chains, from agriculture to manufacturing, services to construction, run the risk … Continue reading

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COCU46C.P+7C.3July2016

2 Kings 5:1-14 – Psalm 30 – Galatians 6:(1-6), 7-16 – Luke 10:1-11, 16-20 – Jesus sends out the disciples….

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