Monthly Archives: February 2019

Earth Day 22 April 2019

See also Season of Creation for resources Earth Day is held on April 22nd each year, first held in 1970. Earth Day was the brainchild of U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, who sought a way to place environmental protection on … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day resources

Excellent 2018 article by Geoff Thompson for ANZAC Day. The words “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”, uttered on Anzac Day, have nothing whatsoever to do with war. Wrenched … Continue reading

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Break the Silence Sunday (BTSS), 28th April

Break the Silence Sunday is a time for the church to come together to learn about the realities of rape and sexual violence; to create a community where survivors can share stories and receive support, hope, and love; and to prayerfully consider how to be advocates for change in the community, and around the world. Continue reading

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International Workers Memorial Day (IWMD) – April 28

The International Workers Memorial Day is held around the world each year on April 28th to remember those who have died in the work place, and to highlight the preventable nature of most workplace incidents and ill health and to … Continue reading

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COCU32C.Easter2C.28April2019

ReadingsActs 5:27-32: The apostles, who were previously arrested and were freed from prison by an angel, are arrested again for refusing to stop preaching about Jesus, and when challenged declare that they must obey God rather than human beings. Psalm … Continue reading

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Pluralism Sunday.5May2019

The first Sunday of May is the day that many progressive Christian congregations observe as Pluralism Sunday, an initiative of Progressive Christianity. Progressive Christians are Christians who affirm that the teachings of Jesus provide but one of many ways to … Continue reading

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COCU34C.Easter4C.12thMay2019

Readings Acts 9:36-43: Peter raises Tabitha of Joppa, which brings many people to faith. Psalm 23: David’s famous Psalm of thanksgiving, praise and confidence in God for the gift of life. Revelation 7:9-17: The hosts of heaven praise God, and … Continue reading

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IWD – International Women’s Day (March 8 each year)

2019 theme is #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019 Better the balance, better the world. (the link above shows ‘the pose’ for the theme for 2019) An International Women’s Day Prayer God, Today we honour the women of all times and places, Women of courage, … Continue reading

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COCU19C.Lent1C.10March2019

Readings Deuteronomy 26:1-11: Instructions to bring the first produce from each crop as a thanksgiving offering to God, and a recognition of God’s care, provision and liberation of God’s people in the past and the present. Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16: A … Continue reading

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Holy Week

Holy Week – Monday: Monday Holy Week – Tuesday: TUESDAY Holy Week – Wednesday: Wednesday – Holy Week Passion of Jesus: Great artists – passion of Jesus – youtube

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