Monthly Archives: April 2021

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

Posted in Mothers Day | Tagged , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in COCU Year B | 1 Comment

Pluralism Sunday.2ndMay2021

The first Sunday of May is the day that many progressive Christian congregations observe as Pluralism Sunday, an initiative of Progressive Christianity. Progressive Christians are Christians who affirm that the teachings of Jesus provide but one of many ways to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pluralism Sunday.2ndMay2021

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

Posted in COCU Year B | 1 Comment

Earth Day 22 April 2021

See also Season of Creation for resourcesUniting Church articleFaith based responses for Earth Day (links to videos) 2021 theme: Restore our earthEvery year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in … Continue reading

Posted in Special days | Comments Off on Earth Day 22 April 2021

International Respect for Chickens Month

May 4 is International Respect for Chickens Day and the whole month is International Respect for Chickens Month. Could be fun to weave this in to a service, including Biblical references like “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on International Respect for Chickens Month