Monthly Archives: November 2017

COCU1B.Advent 1B.3rd December 2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. See general Advent resources here. Readings Isaiah 64:1-9: A prayer for God to come and display God’s might as in the past. Also, a confession that, while God … Continue reading

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COCU5B.ChristmasDay.25thDec2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings Isaiah 52:7-10 The joy of seeing the messenger of good news, who announces peace and the reign of God, and of knowing God’s protection and care. Psalm … Continue reading

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COCU5B.ChristmasDawn.25thDec2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings Isaiah 62:6-12: Psalm 97: Titus 3:4-7: Luke 2: (1-7), 8-20:

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COCU5B.ChristmasEve.24thDecember2017

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. Readings Isaiah 9:2-7 God offers a sign of God’s grace and protection to the King and people of Judah – in the darkness light shines, and the birth … Continue reading

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Reign of Christ A

(see also Reign of Christ B in ‘Year B’ on this site for other resources. Also, Textweek has an incredible range of resources) In 2017, the so called Black Friday sales immediately precedes the last Sunday in the church year … Continue reading

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Postal Survey Prayers

And it’s YES! Postal Prayers – an Australian vote regarding Same Sex Marriage. 16 million ballot papers were posted out to determine how Australians feel about the question, “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” Yes or … Continue reading

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resources in times of natural disaster/tragedy

Another shooting – Lord, have mercy! A gunman opened fire Sunday morning Nov 5th 2017 at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, near San Antonio, Texas. More than two dozen people are dead and many are injured. If We Just … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Resources for Remembrance Day (see also resources for ANZAC Day) Iona/Wild Goose Publications here (downloads) Prayer For those whom we have asked to bear the horror of our violence we offer our prayers of thanks for their willingness to stand between … Continue reading

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All Saints Day

Readings Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. (Psalm 115:16) One generation shall praise your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. (Psalm 145:4) After this I looked, and there was a … Continue reading

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

An article by Elizabeth Kendal, an international religious liberty analyst and advocate. She serves as Director of Advocacy at Canberra-based Christian Faith and Freedom (CFF), and is an Adjunct Research Fellow at the Arthur Jeffery Centre for the Study of … Continue reading

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