Category Archives: Special days

Australia Day resources – various (26 January)

A very special performance of ‘I Am Australian’ by the students of Broome Primary School. A production of the ABC in collaboration with the Mabu Yawuru ngan-ga language team and Yawuru Traditional Owners of Broome. This short film features the … Continue reading

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Day of Mourning 23 January 2022 (Australia)

Every year on the Sunday before Australia Day, the Uniting Church marks a Day of Mourning to reflect on the dispossession of Australia’s First Peoples and the ongoing injustices faced by First Nations people in this land. All congregations and … Continue reading

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COCU63A.All Saints Day.1Nov

(may also be celebrated on the first Sunday in November) Readings: Year ARev 7: 9-17: They will hunger no more, and thirst no more; the sun will not strike them, nor any scorching heat; for the Lamb at the center of the … Continue reading

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Social Justice Sunday – 26 September 2021

Social Justice Sunday in the Uniting Church is held annually on the last Sunday in September. “Justice is the Body of Love ~ Love is the Soul of Justice” (John Dominic Crossan)

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Migrant and Refugee Sunday

Refugee and Migrant Sunday is a celebration of the dignity of people who are refugees and migrants and the contribution they have made to life in Australia.  It has been celebrated on or around the last Sunday of August each … Continue reading

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National Tree Day Sunday 1st August 2021

National Tree Day, was co-founded in 1996 by Planet Ark and Olivia Newton-John. It has now grown in to Australia’s largest community tree planting and nature protection event. Planet Ark is asking Australians to help us plant one million new native … Continue reading

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UN World Oceans Day – June 8th

The 2021 theme for World Oceans Day is The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods. The focus is on how the ocean is our life-source and supports humanity and every other organism on Earth. World Oceans Day reminds every one of the … Continue reading

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Refugee Week (World Refugee Day June 20)

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Reconciliation Week 27May-3June

2021 theme: More than a Word – Reconciliation takes action#NRW2021  #MoreThanAWordReconciliation Sunday, 30th May, 2021 More than a word. Reconciliation takes action asks people to take this awareness and knowledge, and use it as springboard to more substantive, brave action. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day resources

A Prayer for Mothers and ChildrenGod be with the MotherWho sits long nights beside those who cannot sleepWho holds in aching arms the hurting childWho carries in her heart the burden of care and worryAnd comforts without wordsGod be with … Continue reading

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