Monthly Archives: October 2016

COCU63C.P24C.30Oct2016

See also All Saints Day. Readings: Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4; Psalm 119:137-144; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12; Luke 19:1-10 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 … Continue reading

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COCU62C.P23C.23October2016

Readings: Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 65; 2 Timothy 4:6-8; Luke 18:9-14 Gospel feelings resources for P23C here. Jesus’ parable calls us to humble recognition of our need for God’s grace. Two people came into the temple to pray. A white man … Continue reading

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Freedom Sunday (Stop the Traffik)

At the close of 2014 a number of world faith leaders including Argentine Rabbi Dr Abraham Skorka, Pope Francis, Archbishop Welby, Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi al-Modarresi and Zen Master Bhikkhuni Thich Nu Chan Khong signed an historic declaration aimed … Continue reading

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Mental Health

New resource, Caring for Community: a mental health resource for congregations, prepared by Uniting Church in Australia, SA Synod. While this is not a resource for worship, it does offer many ways of understanding mental health that may offer entry … Continue reading

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COCU61C.P22C.16October2016

Readings: Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8 Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart: There was a judge who neither feared God nor had respect for people. In … Continue reading

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COCU60C.P21C.9Oct2016

Readings: Jeremiah 29;1,4-7 The people of Israel are in exile, but Jeremiah still asks them to seek the welfare of the city in whcih they live as foreigners. They are to live as God’s faithful people, no matter what the … Continue reading

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International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

How might churches support parents and family honour their babies? What prayers and resources are available (just beginning to assemble some resources).  15 October is International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. On this day, parents and families across Australia … Continue reading

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