Monthly Archives: September 2018

World Habitat Day October 1st

In 1985 the United Nations designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day. The idea is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities and the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It … Continue reading

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World Rivers Day – 30th Sept 2018

World Rivers Day is observed globally every year on the last Sunday in September. Rivers may make up only about 0.2 percent of all the fresh water worldwide but their importance is priceless. This day encourages citizens to get actively … Continue reading

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World Alzheimer’s Day – Sept 21

World Alzheimer’s Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer’s organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of … Continue reading

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Acknowledgement of country

Resource: Acknowledgement of Land in the Uniting Church in Australia Various options…(these specifically mention the Kaurna people on whose land Pilgrim Church is located) We acknowledge the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the Adelaide Plains. We recognise and … Continue reading

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September 11th

The sculpture consists of an iron beam pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center held up by two stainless steel hands. The hands holding it up are constructed from 2,976 individually crafted stainless steel doves – each representing … Continue reading

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Child Protection Week (1st week every September)

National Child Protection week happens in the first week of September every year (5th-11th September in 2021). The link will take you to posters, resources and facts sheets which can be downloaded.¬†All UCA Congregations are invited to take part. Find … Continue reading

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