Category Archives: Year B

COCU45B.27June2021

Readings 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27: In spite of Saul’s persecution of him, David sings a song of grief for Saul’s death, and that of Jonathan. David’s respect and praise for Saul, and his love for Jonathan, are expressed in the beauty … Continue reading

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COCU44B.20June2021

See also UCA Anniversary and Refugee Week resources Readings 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23): The Israelites are taunted by the giant Goliath, but the shepherd boy David volunteers to fight him, and defeats by striking him on the forehead with a … Continue reading

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COCU43B.13June2021

Readings 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 God tells Samuel that God has rejected Saul as king, and God instructs Samuel to anoint one of Jesse’s sons as king. Samuel sees the eldest of the sons and thinks that one of them must … Continue reading

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COCU42B.6June2021

Readings As ‘ordinary time’ returns after the Lent and Easter cycle, we return to semi-continuous reading of Mark’s Gospel. The lectionary also follows 2 Corinthians. Psalm 138 Praise and thanksgiving for God’s unfailing love, God’s promises, God’s answers to prayer, … Continue reading

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COCU41B.6June2021

Readings 1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20):The child, Samuel, who is serving God with the Eli the priest, hears God’s voice in the night. He mistakenly thinks it is Eli, but then Eli explains it is God, and instructs him to say, … Continue reading

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COCU40B.Trinity Sunday B.30thMay2021

Readings – Year B Isaiah 6:1-8 Isaiah receives a vision of God in God’s glory in the Temple, and he hears the seraphim singing “Holy, Holy, Holy.” Then, after he has confessed and been cleansed, he hears God asking for … Continue reading

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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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COCU38B.Easter7B.16th May 2021

Readings Acts 1: 15-17, 21-26 Peter suggests that the disciples should find a replacement for Judas, so they select two candidates and draw lots, and Matthias is added as an apostle to join the other eleven. Psalm 1 Those who … Continue reading

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COCU36B.9May2021

Also Mothers’ Day in Australia ReadingsActs 10: 44-48As Peter preaches to the Gentile believers in Cornelius’ house, the Holy Spirit comes on them and they begin to speak with other tongues. Peter then baptises them confirming that God’s salvation is … Continue reading

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COCU35B.2May2021

Readings:Acts 8: 26-40: Philip is instructed to go to a certain road where he encounters an Ethiopian eunuch on his way home after worshipping in Jerusalem. Philip finds him reading Isaiah’s scroll, and explains what the Scriptures say about Jesus. Then … Continue reading

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