Monthly Archives: September 2018

COCU62B.28thOctober2018

Readings Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Psalm 34:1-8 (19-22) Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52 Christ our God, sun of righteousness, by your divine touch you gave light to the eyes of the blind man who had been deprived of light since birth. Enlighten … Continue reading

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World Habitat Day October 1st

In 1985 the United Nations designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day. The idea is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities and the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It … Continue reading

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International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is a celebration of the older people in all societies, and a reminder to continue developing a society for all ages. It is an opportunity to challenge negative stereotypes and misconceptions about older persons and aging. … Continue reading

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World Rivers Day – 30th Sept 2018

World Rivers Day is observed globally every year on the last Sunday in September. Rivers may make up only about 0.2 percent of all the fresh water worldwide but their importance is priceless. This day encourages citizens to get actively … Continue reading

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World Alzheimer’s Day – Sept 21

World Alzheimer’s Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer’s organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of … Continue reading

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Social Justice Sunday – 30September2018

Social Justice Sunday is held annually on the last Sunday in September. “Justice is the Body of Love ~ Love is the Soul of Justice” (John Dominic Crossan) Resources for Social Justice Sunday on NCCA website. Here’s a link to … Continue reading

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COCU57B.23September2018

Readings Proverbs 31: 10-31 A good wife is to be valued because she cares for her family and her servants, she provides for her household, she brings honour to her husband. This woman is an industrious resourceful household manager. She … Continue reading

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COCU56B.16September2018

Readings Proverbs 1:20-33 Wisdom cries out in public for the crowd to turn away from their foolishness, but, in spite of the invitation, the people have refused to listen. So, they will receive no help when disaster comes, but those … Continue reading

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Acknowledgement of land

Various options…(these specifically mention the Kaurna people on whose land I live and work, and on which Pilgrim Church is located) We acknowledge the Kaurna people, the traditional custodians on whose land this church was built. We commit ourselves to … Continue reading

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September 11th

The sculpture consists of an iron beam pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center held up by two stainless steel hands. The hands holding it up are constructed from 2,976 individually crafted stainless steel doves – each representing … Continue reading

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