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UCA Anniversary.22 June1977 (celebrated on the closest Sunday)

The Uniting Church in Australia celebrated the formal union of the Congregational, Methodist and Presbyterian Church on June 22nd, 1977. This year the UCA celebrates 45 years. 

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COCU39C.PentecostC

See also Pentecost A and Pentecost B ReadingsActs 2:1-21: The believers are filled with the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost, and they start to praise God in various languages.Or Genesis 11:1-9: Humanity seeks to build a tower that reaches … Continue reading

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COCU30ABC.HolySaturday

ReadingsJob 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-4, 15-161 Peter 4:1-8Matthew 27:57-66 or John 19:38-42

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International Transgender Day of Visibility, 31 March

Trans Day of Visibility is an annual international celebration of trans pride and awareness, recognising trans and gender diverse experiences and achievements. Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) is held each year on 31 March, which in 2024 also falls on … Continue reading

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Feast Day of Saint Benedict – March 21

After founding twelve communities of monks at Subiaco, Italy, Benedict of Norcia (480 AD – 21 March 547) traveled to Montecassino where he established a monastery and wrote “The Rule.” This simple set of guidelines for how the life of … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day, 17 March

Brigit (451-525 AD) is a Celtic saint who exemplified the wonderful gift of hospitality that Celtic Christians believed was not only meant to be a custom in their homes, it was a key into the Kingdom of God. To offer hospitality was seen as receiving Christ into their midst and fulfilling the law of love.  Continue reading

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Ukraine

Scroll down for prayers for Ukraine. Also some prayers here (prayers for peace) may be helpful.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Jan 27th

International Holocaust Remembrance Day (in memory of the victims), 27 January – some helpful resources here. Today we remember the horrific events of the Holocaust, the victims and the survivors. We do so to ensure these events are never repeated. … Continue reading

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Year C calendar

Summary of links to each week in the lectionary.

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Calendar of special days/months and events

(under construction) A compilation of special days/months, and events which may be a focus to include in worship. Integrating community foci and community concerns is one way of engaging the biblical narrative and worship with what is happening in the … Continue reading

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