Monthly Archives: January 2018

COCU12B.Epiphany4B.28Jan2018

This Sunday is the Fourth Sunday in Epiphany – a season in which we reflect upon and rejoice about the ways in which Christ is revealed to us. Readings Deuteronomy 18:15-20: Moses promises that God will raise up a prophet for … Continue reading

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COCU17B.Transfiguration.11February2018

Transfiguration Sunday is the last Sunday before Lent. Once again Epiphany closes with the Transfiguration of Jesus – the turning point, the final affirmation, before Jesus set his sights on Jerusalem and the coming confrontation and sacrifice. The challenge of this … Continue reading

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COCU13B.Epiphany 5B.4th February 2018

Readings: Isaiah 40:21-31 To whom can God be compared? God created the earth and human rulers are short lived. Why should God’s people complain that God has forgotten them? Those who wait on God will be renewed. Psalm 147:1-11, 20c … Continue reading

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Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr Day is observed in the USA on the third Monday of January, which is around his birthday on 15th January. On November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill creating a federal holiday to honor … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine of Rome (d. 269)A Christian priest in Rome, Valentine was known for assisting Christians persecuted under Claudius II. After being caught marrying Christian -couples and helping Christians escape the persecution, Valentine was arrested and imprisoned. Although Emperor Claudius originally … Continue reading

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COCU11B.Epiphany 3B.21Jan2018

Readings: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 62:5-12; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20 A reflection based on Psalm 62.5-12 Beloved, for you my soul waits in silence. My hope is hidden in your silence. Life of my living, you are my earth. … Continue reading

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