Monthly Archives: November 2020

Gratitude

At this time of the year, as we come to the end of November the USA prepares to enter the season of Thanksgiving. Although it is particular to the USA, it’s also celebrated in different forms (and for different reasons) … Continue reading

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COCU2B.Advent 2B.6th December 2020

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. See also Advent COCU2A and COCU2C Readings Isaiah 40:1-11 A word of comfort for God’s people, because a herald is announcing the coming of God to his people … Continue reading

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COCU1B.Advent 1B.29th November 2020

Note: COCU relates to a way of coding for the lectionary year. See general Advent resources here. ReadingsIsaiah 64:1-9:A prayer for God to come and display God’s might as in the past. Also, a confession that, while God welcomes those … Continue reading

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Transgender Day of Remembrance, 20th Nov

In 2020, 350 murders of trans people have been reported, with 59 lost to suicide. There are countless unreported cases, and the numbers do not include the continent of Africa, or China. Today we remember and mourn their loss. We … Continue reading

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Advent – general resources

New (2020) from John van de Laar, Sacredise Love life – an Advent and Christmas journey For all of its pain and difficulty, we still have an unquenchable longing for life. We just don’t always know what we need that … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht: “Night of Broken Glass” 9 Nov 1938

On the evening of November 9-10, 1938, the German Reich unleashed a pogrom against the Jews, burning down synagogues and smashing the glass fronts of Jewish shops in Berlin and all big cities in Germany and Austria. The pogrom was … Continue reading

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