Monthly Archives: August 2017

COCU56A.P15A.17September2017

Land Sunday in Season of Creation – Rex AE Hunt liturgy Readings Exodus 14:19-31 Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21 Romans 14:1-12 Matthew 18:21-35 A compilation of resources from various sources for worship: Pentecost 13A resources Thoughts on the gospel – ‘seventy times … Continue reading

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World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel:17-24 September 2017

World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel 17-24 September 2017 As participants in the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel, churches around the world shall send a clear signal to policy-makers, community groups, and their own parishes about the urgent … Continue reading

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resources in times of natural disaster/tragedy

Charlottesville August 2017 Lauren Grubaugh was part of the counter-protest in Charlottesville today. She shares this reflection and prayer. She writes:  I am exhausted by the hate and the fear and the violence and the death. So the first thing … Continue reading

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Season of creation – various

“Each of the interconnected threads in a tapestry contributes to the beautiful pattern of the whole – so too in creation. This has huge implications for how we live on this planet, and for our theology and spirituality”. (Source: Br. Kevin … Continue reading

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Child Protection Week (1st week every September)

National Child Protection week happens in the first week of September every year. The link will take you to posters, resources and facts sheets which can be downloaded.  Not sure how congregations/churches/faith communities have been involved in the past but … Continue reading

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COCU53A.27thAugust2017

(Romans 12:4-8) In one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function, 5so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another. 6We have gifts that … Continue reading

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Candle lighting

Lighting of the Community Candle The Community Candle is lit We light this flame as a symbol of the creativity of our faith: the creativity to explore new avenues of religious insight; the creativity to develop a caring community; the creativity … 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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COCU52A.20August2017

Readings Genesis 45:1-15:Joseph reveals his identity to his brothers and forgives them, explaining that it was God who had sent him to Egypt to save them and others from the famine. Then he instructs them to bring his father to … Continue reading

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