Monthly Archives: October 2021

COP26 Glasgow November 2021

One of the ‘Five Marks of Mission’ includes the commitment to Christian mission, “To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.” Care for the environment continues to be a core part … Continue reading

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COCU64B.31Oct2021

Not much introduction is needed for this week’s Lectionary. It’s all about love for God and love for neighbour. Whether we explore this through Jesus’ conversation with the legal expert or through Ruth’s commitment to Naomi, the message remains the … Continue reading

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COCU62B.24thOctober2021

Readings Job 42:1-6, 10-17 Job recognises that he had spoken without knowledge, and that he has now encountered God. Then God blesses Job beyond the prosperity he had at first. Psalm 34:1-8 (19-22) A song of thanksgiving for God’s restoration … Continue reading

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COCU61B.17Oct2021

Readings:Job 38:1-7 (34-41)God answers Job, questioning where he was when God created the earth, who orders the clouds and lightning and can create rain, and who provides food for wild animals and birds.Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35cIn praise of God’s glory … Continue reading

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UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – Oct 17

https://www.un.org/en/observances/day-for-eradicating-poverty Theme: “Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet”. There are 836 million people in the world living in extreme poverty and almost half of those are children under 18. For these children and families, … Continue reading

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World Food Day 16th October

October 16th is World Food Day proclaimed in 1979 by the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization (F.A.O.) of the United Nations, to heighten public awareness of the world food problem and strengthen solidarity in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition and poverty, as well … Continue reading

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Global Handwashing Day – Oct 15

2021 theme:  ‘Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together’. The theme highlights the learnings from the past year which have emphasised the need for collective action and universal hand hygiene. Global Handwashing Day was founded by the … Continue reading

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