Category Archives: COCU Year C

COCU39B.Day of Pentecost.23rdMay2021

The Uniting Church in Australia is blessed with multiple languages in both our First Peoples and Second Peoples. In the UCA there are more than 45 language groups worshipping every Sunday in congregations across the country. This video has 21 … Continue reading

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COCU29B.Good Friday.2April2021

Year A readingsIsaiah 52:13 – 53:12Psalm 22Hebrews 10:16-25   Bill Loader commentaryJohn 18:1 – 19:42 Bill Loader commentary on the Gospel Year B readingsIsaiah 52:13 – 53:12Psalm 22Hebrews 10:16-25John 18:1 – 19:42 Bill Loader, An order of service for Good FridayReflections: God of the mountain, Two … Continue reading

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COCU28.Maundy Thursday.1April2021

ReadingsExodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14Psalm 116:1-4, 12-191 Corinthians 11:23-26John 13:1-17, 31b-35

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COCU13A.Epiphany5A.9thFebruary2020

Readings:Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12): The people complain because God does not seem to notice when they fast and pray, but Isaiah speaks God’s word that challenges them on their injustice and exploitation – that they have the appearance of penitence without … Continue reading

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COCU64C.3Nov2019

See also All Saints Day. Readings: Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4 Habakkuk complains to God that justice is perverted and God’s help does not come, but then, as he waits for God’s answer, God’s word comes to him offering him a vision … Continue reading

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COCU62C.27October2019

Readings:Joel 2:23-32God promises restoration from the judgement (what the locusts have eaten) and the outpouring of God’s Spirit on all of God’s sons and daughters.Psalm 65Praise for the God who answers prayer, who forgives sin, who formed the earth and … Continue reading

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COCU61C.20October2019

Readings:Jeremiah 31:27-34A prophecy of restoration, of an end to generational curses, and of God’s new covenant with God’s people – written on hearts, not stone.Psalm 119:97-104A song of rejoicing in God’s laws and instructions and the way they guide and … Continue reading

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COCU60C.13Oct2019

Readings:Jeremiah 29;1,4-7The people of Israel are in exile, but Jeremiah still asks them to seek the welfare of the city in whcih they live as foreigners. They are to live as God’s faithful people, no matter what the context.Psalm 66:1-12A … Continue reading

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COCU59C.6 Oct 2019

Readings: Lamentations 1: 1-6Psalm 1372 Timothy 1: 1-14Luke 17: 5-10 Call to Worship:Gathering God, joined as one familywe come to worship you today,mindful of the breathingof the life that you have called into beingacross countries and climates;all creatures and all … Continue reading

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COCU57C.22Sept2019

Readings Jeremiah 8:18 – 9:1; Psalm 79:1-9; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16:1-13 (Reflecting on Luke 16:1-13) Christ, What are we to do with your teaching? What can you mean with stories like the parable of the dishonest manager? Why is dishonesty seemed to … Continue reading

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