Category Archives: COCU Year C

COCU56C.15th September 2019

(see also anniversary of 9/11 – resources here) Readings: Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Psalm 14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10 Call to worship (general) here Call to worship The foolish say, ‘there is no God.’ We come, trusting in Jesus, the … Continue reading

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COCU55C.8September2019

Readings: Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 139:1-6,13-18; Philemon 1-21; Luke 14:25-33 Prayers of who we are God of the potter’s hand, creator of all that has been, all that is, and all that will be. We wonder at the beauty of the … Continue reading

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COCU53C.25August2019

ReadingsJeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71: 1-6Hebrews 12: 18-29Luke 13:10-17 Call to WorshipAll who are bent over with worry: this is a place of sanctuary.All who are burdened with life: this is a house of care.All who are lost to community: this is … Continue reading

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COCU51C.11August2019

Readings: Isaiah 1: 1, 10-20: Having a vision, strengthens and guides people, especially in times of uncertainty and chaos.Psalm 50: 1-8, 22-23: God is not silent, and God makes fierce demands.Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16: Faith inspires new journeys, and new lives; faith is … Continue reading

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COCU50C.4August2019

Texts: Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9, 43; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 Readings (designed to be printed as back to back A5):COCU50C.Pentecost11C.RCLreadings.P Resources: Textweek; Singing from the Lectionary; Sacredise; NZ Hymn writer Shirley Murray:‘Love and trust need no hoard, richest treasure can’t … Continue reading

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COCU49C.28th July 2019

Readings: Hosea 1:2-10; Psalm 85; Colossians 2:6-15, (16-19); Luke 11:1-13 Resources: Textweek.Commentary on Hosea by Dennis Bratcher. Various versions of the Lord’s Prayer, including the following written by Rev Sarah Agnew. Divine Source of Love and Live,Holy is your unspeakable … Continue reading

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COCU48C.21stJuly2019

Readings:Amos 8:1-12: Amos sees a vision of a basket of ripe fruit – this is a symbol that because of corruption Israel is ripe for God’s judgement.Psalm 52: Judgement comes to the one who lies, while God’s care is extended to the … Continue reading

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COCU47C.14thJuly2019

Readings: Amos 7:7-17; Psalm 82 Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10: 25-37 Great reflection/sermon by Nadia Bolz-Weber, A Sermon on Why it is The Parable of the Merciful Samaritan and not the Parable of the Robbers The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37): A Joint … Continue reading

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COCU46C.7th July 2019

(work in progress) Readings: 2 Kings 5: 1-14, Psalm 30, Galatians 6: (1-6), 7-16, Luke 1-11, 16-20. Prayer of Dedication/Offertory In the offering of our gifts, as well as the living of our days, may we not grow weary of … Continue reading

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COCU40C.TrinitySundayC.16thJune2019

See also Trinity Sunday Year A and Year B. Readings Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31: Wisdom sings of being with God at the creation of the world, and of humanity. Psalm 8: A song of God’s majesty, and the honour God has … Continue reading

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