Monthly Archives: July 2019

COCU50C.4August2019

Texts: Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9, 43; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 Readings (designed to be printed as back to back A5):COCU50C.Pentecost11C.RCLreadings.P Resources: Textweek; Singing from the Lectionary; Sacredise; NZ Hymn writer Shirley Murray:‘Love and trust need no hoard, richest treasure can’t … Continue reading

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COCU49C.28th July 2019

Readings: Hosea 1:2-10; Psalm 85; Colossians 2:6-15, (16-19); Luke 11:1-13 Resources: Textweek.Commentary on Hosea by Dennis Bratcher. Various versions of the Lord’s Prayer, including the following written by Rev Sarah Agnew. Divine Source of Love and Live,Holy is your unspeakable … Continue reading

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July 25 – Christmas in July

It’s Christmas in July at our churchand we hear the old storiesand sing the carolswithout all the seasonal accumulationof gifts and tinsel and loneliness.It’s a heat waveand we are channeling Australian Christmas,but anyway, I’m trying to explainthe incarnationand people are … Continue reading

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COCU48C.21stJuly2019

Readings:Amos 8:1-12: Amos sees a vision of a basket of ripe fruit – this is a symbol that because of corruption Israel is ripe for God’s judgement.Psalm 52: Judgement comes to the one who lies, while God’s care is extended to the … Continue reading

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COCU47C.14thJuly2019

Readings: Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82 Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10: 25-37 Great reflection/sermon by Nadia Bolz-Weber, A Sermon on Why it is The Parable of the Merciful Samaritan and not the Parable of the Robbers The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37): A Joint … Continue reading

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COCU46C.7th July 2019

(work in progress) Readings: 2 Kings 5: 1-14, Psalm 30, Galatians 6: (1-6), 7-16, Luke 1-11, 16-20. Prayer of Dedication/Offertory In the offering of our gifts, as well as the living of our days, may we not grow weary of … Continue reading

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