Calendar of special days/months and events

(under construction)
A compilation of special days/months, and events which may be a focus to include in worship. Integrating community foci and community concerns is one way of engaging the biblical narrative and worship with what is happening in the world, and the community conversation.

January
1 New Years Day (prayers and blessings)

18 Martin Luther King Jr Day

Day of Mourning (Sunday before Australia Day)

26 Australia Day

February
13 Anniversary of National Apology (2008)

14 Valentine’s Day

20 World Social Justice Day

March
1 Season of Autumn begins (Australia)

World Day of Prayer (first Friday in March)

8 International Women’s Day

17 St Patrick’s Day

21 Harmony Day

21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 World Down Syndrome day (link here)

22 World Water Day

30 Earth Hour

April

22 Earth Day

25 ANZAC Day

Break the Silence Sunday (fourth Sunday in April)

28 International Workers Memorial Day

May
2 Holocaust Remembrance Day

First Sunday in May is a day ‘set aside’ for Pluralism Sunday)

Mothers Day (second Sunday in May)

26 Sorry Day + Reconciliation Week

June
5 World Environment Day

July
NAIDOC Week

August

September
Season of Creation

Fathers Day (Australia – first Sunday in September)

October

November

December
1 World AIDS Day

3 International Day for People with Disabilities

10 UN Human Rights Day

About admin

Rev Sandy Boyce is a Uniting Church in Australia Minister (Deacon). This blog may be a help to people planning worship services.
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