Monthly Archives: April 2021

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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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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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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International Day for Biological Diversity, 22 May 2021

2021 theme: “We’re part of the solution #ForNature” The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues, and to increase understanding of the importance of conservation and sustainable … Continue reading

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National Infertility Awareness Week #NIAW2021

April 18-24 April 2021(April 24-30, 2022; April 23-29, 2023; April 21-27, 2024; April 20-26, 2025) Infertility affects 1 in 6 people of reproductive age, which can be a real struggle for many families longing to begin their journey of having … Continue reading

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World Bee Day 20 May 2021

St. Benedict is the patron of bee-keepers, and those who themselves have bees could not do better than mark his day by praying for their hives. In some parts of France it was, and may still be, customary for bee-keepers … Continue reading

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 16-23 May 2021

At least once a year, Christians are reminded of Jesus’ prayer for his disciples that “they may be one so that the world may believe” (see John 17.21). Hearts are touched and Christians come together to pray for their unity. … Continue reading

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International Day of the Midwife (5May2021)

This is God’s Mothering Spirit: watching us, tending us, keeping us safe, never leaving our side, whispering words of comfort and strength and hope that this, too, shall pass. “Yet it was you who took me from the womb;you kept … Continue reading

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International Nurses Day – 12th May each year

International Nurses Day (IND) is an international day observed around the world on 12 May (the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth) of each year, to mark the contributions that nurses make to society.

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