Monthly Archives: August 2020

COCU58A.27thSept2020

Readings Exodus 17:1-7: The Israelites complain that they have no water, and Moses takes their complaint to God. God instructs Moses to strike the rock at Horeb with his staff and water flows out for the people to drink. Psalm 78: … Continue reading

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Social Justice Sunday – 27 September 2020

Social Justice Sunday in the Uniting Church 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. … Continue reading

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COCU57A.20thSept2020

Readings Exodus 16:2-15 The Israelites complain that Moses has brought them out into the desert to die because they have no food. But God tells Moses to inform the people that God has heard their complaints and will send them … Continue reading

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World Humanitarian Day, August 19

In 2008, the United Nations General Assembly designated 19 August as World Humanitarian Day to raise awareness about humanitarian assistance worldwide and to pay tribute to the people who risk their lives to provide it. World Humanitarian Day was commemorated … Continue reading

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COCU56A.13thSeptember2020

Land Sunday in Season of Creation – Rex AE Hunt liturgy Readings Exodus 14:19-31 Moses stretches his hands over the sea and it opens a path for the Israelites to walk on dry ground. Then, as the sun rises and … Continue reading

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Fathers Day resources

Father’s Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of September in Australia. The secular practice of honouring fathers on a particular day began about a hundred years ago. We give thanks to God for Dads who are being celebrated today. … Continue reading

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COCU55A.6thSept2020

Readings Exodus 12:1-14 God gives Moses and Aaron the instructions for the Passover meal – for the animal that must be chosen, sacrificed and eaten, how it is to be prepared, and the way the Israelites must eat it, with … Continue reading

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Season of creation – various

(see also resources on Earth Day) New: World Council of Churches ‘Roadmap for congregations, communities and churches for an economy of life and ecological justice‘: An invitation to congregations, communities and churches to discuss a 5-step programme to change the way … Continue reading

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