Monthly Archives: August 2018

Season of creation – various

“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in … Continue reading

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Spring

A liturgy for Spring by Louise A Rasmussen Spring Equinox.Seeds of New Life.Liturgy.Louise A Rasmussen A meditation for spring You walk in your garden, enjoying what you have planted, burgeoning, beautiful. It has come from your hand and yet from … Continue reading

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COCU54B.2September2018

Note: this is also Week 1 of Season of Creation Readings Song of Solomon 2:8-13 The young woman celebrates her lover, admiring his strength and beauty, and remembering his invitation for her to join him as they enjoy the weather, … Continue reading

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COCU58B.30Sept2018

Readings: Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22 The king asks Esther what he can do for her, and she asks him to deliver her people from Haman’s plot. The king orders that Haman be impaled upon the stake he had made for … Continue reading

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Daffodil Day, August 24th 2018

Daffodil Day raises funds to give all Australians a hope for a cancer free future. Cancer affects so many in our community and congregations. It may be helpful to include a prayer for those living with cancer, and for their … Continue reading

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COCU 53B.26th August, 2018

Readings Psalm 84: A Psalm in praise of God’s Temple,
A psalm telling of the joys of dwelling in God’s House, and of God’s strengthening of God’s people. Also a request for God to hear the Psalmist’s prayer. 1 Kings 8:(1, … Continue reading

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COCU52B.19August2018

Readings 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 David dies and Solomon takes over as king. Then God allows him to ask for anything he wants, and he requests wisdom to rule over God’s people well. God is pleased with his request and … Continue reading

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Migrant and Refugee Sunday.26thAugust2018

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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COCU 51B.12th August, 2018

Readings 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 David commands his military leaders to ensure that his son Absalom is not harmed, but they fail, and Absalom is killed in battle. When David hears the news, he grieves, wishing that he had … Continue reading

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National Missing Persons Week (NMPW) 5-11 August 2018

National Missing Persons Week (NMPW) is an annual event held during the first week of August which aims to raise awareness of the significant issues associated with missing persons, as well as helping to reduce the incidence and impact of … Continue reading

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