Monthly Archives: September 2017

COCU59A.8thOctober2017

Readings Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20: God speaks God’s commandments to the people of Israel who are terrified by the thunder, lightning, smoke and trumpet sounds. They ask Moses to speak to God on their behalf, because of their fear, but Moses … Continue reading

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COCU58A.P21A.1stOct2017

Readings Exodus 17:1-7: The Israelites complain that they have no water, and Moses takes their complaint to God. God instructs Moses to strike the rock at Horeb with his staff and water flows out for the people to drink. Psalm 78: … Continue reading

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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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September – Dementia month

Living with dementia is a challenging experience; the social prejudice associated with the condition only adds to this challenge, leaving many people with dementia and carers feeling isolated and stigmatised. There are an estimated 413,000 Australians living with dementia, with … Continue reading

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COCU57A.24thSept2017

Texts:  Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16 Weekly Seeds resource: UCC weekly seeds; Kate Huey: Kate Huey Thom Shuman: Thom Shuman CBN The deadly consequences of unforgiveness (with video) “In the morning there on the surface of the … 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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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 First Thoughts on the Old Testament – Exodus First Thoughts on the New Testament – Romans First Thoughts on the New … Continue reading

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Season of creation – various

Prayer of confession: Weapons of Massive Consumption God who conceived creation, And breathed it into being with the Word, You have observed the eons pass, You have seen the cosmos evolve, And give rise to our humanity. We have come to … Continue reading

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COCU55A.P14A.10Sept2017

Readings Exodus 12:1-14 God gives Moses and Aaron the instructions for the Passover meal – for the animal that must be chosen, sacrificed and eaten, how it is to be prepared, and the way the Israelites must eat it, with … Continue reading

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