Category Archives: COCU Year C

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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COCU44C.23rd June 2019

Readings 1 Kings 19:1-4, (5-7), 8-15a: God instructs Elijah to go to Mount Sinai, and comes to him there. At Elijah’s cave he experiences wind, earthquake and fire, but God’s voice is only heard in the whisper that follows. In spite … Continue reading

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COCU45C.30th June 2019

Readings: 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14, Psalm 77: 1-2, 11-20, Galatians 5: 1, 13-25, Luke 9: 51-62. West Epping Uniting Church used the reading focused upon the mantle passed from Elijah to Elisha in an intergenerational service. They talked about our heroes, … Continue reading

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COCU32C.Easter2C.28April2019

ReadingsActs 5:27-32: The apostles, who were previously arrested and were freed from prison by an angel, are arrested again for refusing to stop preaching about Jesus, and when challenged declare that they must obey God rather than human beings. Psalm … Continue reading

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COCU34C.Easter4C.12thMay2019

Readings Acts 9:36-43: Peter raises Tabitha of Joppa, which brings many people to faith. Psalm 23: David’s famous Psalm of thanksgiving, praise and confidence in God for the gift of life. Revelation 7:9-17: The hosts of heaven praise God, and … Continue reading

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COCU19C.Lent1C.10March2019

Readings Deuteronomy 26:1-11: Instructions to bring the first produce from each crop as a thanksgiving offering to God, and a recognition of God’s care, provision and liberation of God’s people in the past and the present. Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16: A … Continue reading

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COCU21C.Lent3C.24March2019

ReadingsIsaiah 55:1-9: An invitation from God for those who are hungry and thirsty to receive food and drink free of charge, to seek God while God may be found, and to recognise that God’s ways are much higher than the … Continue reading

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COCU22C.Lent4C.31March2019

Readings Joshua 5:9-12: The Israelites celebrate the Passover, as God proclaims that the “disgrace of Egypt” is removed from them, and have their first meal in Canaan. The day after that the manna stops arriving. Psalm 32: A celebration of … Continue reading

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