Monthly Archives: September 2017

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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Postal Prayers

Postal Prayers – an Australian vote regarding Same Sex Marriage. 16 million ballot papers will be posted out over the coming weeks to determine how Australians feel about the question, “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” … Continue reading

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COCU59A.8thOctober2017

Readings Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Psalm 19 Philippians 3:4b-14 Matthew 21:33-46 “Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship. It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the anxiety system of Pharaoh, the refusal to let one’s … 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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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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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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resources in times of natural disaster/tragedy

Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean A monster hurricane in the Atlantic basin – Lord have mercy!! Flooding in Texas August/September 2017 O God, We’ve Prayed in Wind and Rain (tune: AMAZING GRACE, words: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette) O God, we’ve prayed in wind … 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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