Monthly Archives: March 2021

ANZAC Day resources April 25

Gracious God, on this Anzac Day, we bring before you all those who have and continue to serve in our Defence Forces.We remember and give thanks for their service to our country.We pray for all those who suffer in war … Continue reading

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ReadingsActs 4:5-12: Peter and the other disciples are put on trial by the religious leaders, who ask them by which name or power they have healed the lame man. Peter, in response, tells them that it is by the power of … Continue reading

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Readings:Acts 3: 12-19: Immediately after the healing of the lame man, Peter addresses the crowds, explaining that the power to heal the man came from the same Jesus that they had crucified. Peter then calls the people to turn back to … Continue reading

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ReadingsPsalm 133A song of celebration for the blessing of living in unity.Acts 4:32-35The early disciples of Christ bear witness to the resurrection through their generosity and care for one another, ensuring that no one among them had any need.1 John … Continue reading

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St Brigit of Kildare

Brigit (451-525 AD) is a Celtic saint who exemplified the wonderful gift of hospitality that Celtic Christians believed was not only meant to be a custom in their homes, it was a key into the Kingdom of God. To offer … Continue reading

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COCU31B.Easter Sunday

COCU31B.EasterDay.Readings Acts 10:34-43Psalm 118: 1-2, 14-241 Cor 15:1 – 11Mark 16:1-8 See also resources for Year A and Year C “The resurrection of Jesus Christ was (and is!) the proclamation of a new understanding of God’s activity in human life.” (Charles … Continue reading

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COCU29B.Good Friday

Year A readingsIsaiah 52:13 – 53:12Psalm 22Hebrews 10:16-25   Bill Loader commentaryJohn 18:1 – 19:42 Bill Loader commentary on the Gospel Year B readingsIsaiah 52:13 – 53:12Psalm 22Hebrews 10:16-25John 18:1 – 19:42 Bill Loader, An order of service for Good FridayReflections: God of the mountain, Two … Continue reading

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