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Prayer (attributed to St Francis)

Gorgeous version by Sarah MccLaughlin here.

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 26 September

The elimination of nuclear weapons is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations, yet the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has not yet been ratified by enough countries to enter into force. The International Day for the Total … Continue reading

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Prayers for Afghanistan

Uniting Church statement on Afghanistan. WE PRAY FOR AFGHANISTAN’S PEOPLE TODAYTune: CRADLE SONG 11.11.11.11 (“Away in a Manger”)We pray for Afghanistan’s people today:for those who are fleeing – who know they can’t stay,for those who face terror by day and … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela International Day – 18 July

On 18 July every year, we are invited to mark Nelson Mandela International Day by making a difference in your communities. Nelson Mandela, fondly remembered as Madiba, remains a symbol of freedom, forgiveness and hope for the nation and the world. … Continue reading

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United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, 30thJuly2021

The United Nations defines human trafficking as “The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of … Continue reading

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One Great Sunday of Sharing 18 July 2021

The declaration that the Uniting Church in Australia is a multicultural Church for all God’s people sets us on a journey of continual discovery and renewal. One Great Sunday of Sharing helps us to keep this focus at the heart of our … Continue reading

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COCU46B.4July2021

Readings 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10: The people of Israel join the people of Judah in making David their king, and so David becomes king over the entire nation. Then David establishes his throne in Jerusalem.(OR Ezekiel 2:1-5: God commissions Ezekiel to … Continue reading

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A prayer for the G7 summit

The nations that are meeting in June as part of G7 include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Of these nations, all seven are top-ranked countries for the highest net wealth per capita, all … Continue reading

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International Day for Biological Diversity, 22 May 2021

2021 theme: “We’re part of the solution #ForNature” The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues, and to increase understanding of the importance of conservation and sustainable … Continue reading

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National Infertility Awareness Week #NIAW2021

April 18-24 April 2021(April 24-30, 2022; April 23-29, 2023; April 21-27, 2024; April 20-26, 2025) Infertility affects 1 in 6 people of reproductive age, which can be a real struggle for many families longing to begin their journey of having … Continue reading

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