Monthly Archives: February 2020

COCU23A.Lent 5A.29March2020

Readings Ezekiel 37: 1-14 Ezekiel’s prophesy of restoration in which he sees a valley of dry bones, and is called by God to prophesy that the bones come together and be clothed again in flesh, and then that the wind/breath/Spirit … Continue reading

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COCU18A.AshWednesday.26Feb2020

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent – a season of reflection, and prayer. The Lenten Season offers ‘a window to look through the wonder of your life’. Ash Wednesday takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday … Continue reading

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COCU22A.Lent 4A.22March2020

Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1-13: God instructs Samuel to stop mourning for Saul and to anoint a new king for Israel in Bethlehem. After examining seven of Jesse’s sons and rejecting them, Samuel finally anoints the youngest boy, David, and God’s Spirit … Continue reading

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COCU21A.Lent 3A.15March2020

ReadingsExodus 17:1-7: The people of Israel grumble against Moses because of their thirst and the lack of water, so God commands Moses to strike the rock, and when he does so, water gushes out.Psalm 95: An invitation for God’s people to worship … Continue reading

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COCU20A.Lent 2A.8March2020

See also Lent 2B and Lent 2C ReadingsGenesis 12:1-4a: God calls Abram to leave his home country, and promises that he will be blessed and will be a blessing to others, and Abram obeys.Psalm 121: A song affirming God’s help, attention and … Continue reading

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World Day of Prayer: 6th March 2020

(held annually, first Friday of March)The World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement led by Christian women who welcome you to join in prayer and action for peace and justice. It is run under the motto “Informed Prayer … Continue reading

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COCU19A.Lent 1A.1March2020

See also Lent 1B and Lent 1C See also Autumn (southern hemisphere) ReadingsGenesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7: God warns the man and woman in Eden not to eat the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, but they are … Continue reading

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