Monthly Archives: August 2021

Social Justice Sunday – 26 September 2021

Social Justice Sunday in the Uniting Church is held annually on the last Sunday in September. “Justice is the Body of Love ~ Love is the Soul of Justice” (John Dominic Crossan)

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 26 September

The elimination of nuclear weapons is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations, yet the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has not yet been ratified by enough countries to enter into force. The International Day for the Total … Continue reading

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Prayers for Afghanistan

Uniting Church statement on Afghanistan. WE PRAY FOR AFGHANISTAN’S PEOPLE TODAYTune: CRADLE SONG 11.11.11.11 (“Away in a Manger”)We pray for Afghanistan’s people today:for those who are fleeing – who know they can’t stay,for those who face terror by day and … Continue reading

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COCU58B.26Sept2021

Readings: Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22 The king asks Esther what he can do for her, and she asks him to deliver her people from Haman’s plot. The king orders that Haman be impaled upon the stake he had made for … Continue reading

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COCU57B.19September2021

Readings Proverbs 31: 10-31 A good wife is to be valued because she cares for her family and her servants, she provides for her household, she brings honour to her husband. This woman is an industrious resourceful household manager. She … Continue reading

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COCU56B.12September2021

Readings Proverbs 1:20-33 Wisdom cries out in public for the crowd to turn away from their foolishness, but, in spite of the invitation, the people have refused to listen. So, they will receive no help when disaster comes, but those … Continue reading

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COCU55B.5September2021

RCL Readings:Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23A good reputation is of great value. God made both rich and poor, and those who are unjust will not survive, while those who are generous find happiness. God defends the poor and will stand against … Continue reading

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