February 21: Beasts and Angels

February 21: Beasts and Angels

  Today our service is led by Rev Michael Barnes. We read and think about Jesus’ time in the wilderness immediately after his baptism Jesus faced ‘Beasts’ and ‘Angels.’ We do, too Reflect What ‘wild beasts’ prowl in and around our communities and culture? How do you find appropriate balance between your...

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February 14: Vulnerability

February 14: Vulnerability

  Today our service is led by Rev Michael Barnes. “To be alive is to be vulnerable” Madeleine L’Engle, American novelist Reflect How can the church better encourage and support people, both within and outside its doors, to enter experiences that are paradoxical and confusing? (Allied to this question: how might we...

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February 7: Deep Listening

February 7: Deep Listening

  Today our service is led Rev Dr Matagi Vilitama. Matagi is the Georges River Presbytery Mission and Leadership coordinator. He is talking to us this week on the topic of deep listening. Intrigued? You’ll have to listen to find out more… Reflect Do you give yourself time to deeply listen? Pray Pray for the

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January 31: Service of Mourning

January 31: Service of Mourning

  This morning we remember Indigenous Australians and lament with them over the dispossession of their land. Reflect “When those 12 ships turned up in Sydney all those years ago it wasn’t a particularly flash day for the people on those vessels either.”- PM Scott Morrison “How can we expect to see real...

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January 24: The Way of Jesus or Religion

January 24: The Way of Jesus or Religion

  Today we investigate Jesus calling his first disciples In our gospel reading today (Mark 1:14-20), we discover that even in the ministry of Jesus good news and bad news were strangely interlinked. Reflect How does the way of Jesus differ from modern day religion? Pray Pray for renewal as we enter 2021. Renewal for

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January 17: Who Am I?

January 17: Who Am I?

  Today our service is led by Rev Andrew Watters. We read and think about Jesus calling his first disciples He asks them “Who am I?” Reflect Who is Jesus? Who is Jesus to you, to your church, to society? Are all the ways Jesus is portrayed in our world today helpful? Pray Pray for

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January 10: What I Learned

January 10: What I Learned

  We say goodbye to 2020. Many may say good riddance! But is is always wise to sit and ask, “what have I learned from the past 12 months.” Reflect What lessons can you take from 2020? Amidst the turmoil of the past year, what can you hold precious? Pray Pray for countries still firmly

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January 3: Light of the World

January 3: Light of the World

  This week we explore ancient alternate faith stories. Reflect Spend a moment contemplating the great cloud of witnesses, that stretches over time and space. Pray We pray with hope as we enter 2021. We remember those we have lost and pray for the sick and suffering. Act Two ears, one mouth. This week try

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