Monthly Archives: May 2020

COCU45A.28June2020

ReadingsGenesis 22: 1-14Abraham takes his son Isaac out to sacrifice him to the Lord, but God stops him and provides a ram for the offering instead.Psalm 13A psalm of lament in which the psalmist cries out to God, but also … Continue reading

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WCC prayer cycle – South Sudan (28June-4July 2020)

There are church leaders from South Sudan in the Uniting Church in Australia and six other denominations and seven different states. Rev. Amel Manyon and Rev. Paul Dau are Uniting Church Ministers, originally from South Sudan. Amel was the first … Continue reading

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UCA Anniversary.22 June1977 (closest Sunday is 21st June 2020)

The Uniting Church in Australia celebrated the formal union of the Congregational, Methodist and Presbyterian Church on June 22nd, 1977.

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COCU44A.21June2020

(Also, closest Sunday to UCA Anniversary) ReadingsGenesis 21: 8-21Abraham sends Hagar and Ishmael away, but God promises to make Ishmael’s descendants into a great nation. When Hagar and Ishmael find themselves without food and water in the wilderness, God comes … Continue reading

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Refugee Week (World Refugee Day June 20)

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World Elders Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), June 15

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Men’s Health Week, 15th-21st June

Men’s Health WeekMental Health: Inactive men are 60% more likely to suffer from depression than those who exercise.Sleep: Men who sleep 7-8 hours a night have a 60% decreased risk of a fatal heart attack than those who sleep five … Continue reading

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COCU43A.14June2020

ReadingsGenesis 18: 1-15 (21:1-7)God appears to Abraham in the form of three visitors whom Abraham welcomes and serves. And they promise that in a year’s time, Sarah will have a son. But, when Sarah laughs in disbelief, the strangers reaffirm … Continue reading

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COCU42A.notin2020

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COCU41A.not in 2020

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