An exploration of our relationship the Joy, a fruit of the Spirit. the message explores our options to be joy bearers or joy takers.
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The Doctrine of Discovery and Reconciliation
I was taken in by the breathtaking film clip I saw on the news this morning during National Reconciliation week. Panoramic views of Cadi (Sydney Harbour) as Singer/song writer Ziggy Ramo stood at the high point of the iconic Opera House that stands on Djubuguli (Bennelong Point). Ziggy was singing his latest version of theContinue reading “The Doctrine of Discovery and Reconciliation”
Pentecost Service 2021
Over the pasty few months we have been preparing to gather as Uniting Churches across the Geelong Region for a special service of worship on Pentecost Sunday. The Choirs have been practicing their singing, tech crews have been exploring the logistics of sound, vision and streaming, readers, prayers, and preachers all reflecting on the rightContinue reading “Pentecost Service 2021”
Moana–Finding Our way
In the Disney movie Moana there is a story of a people who have found a safe place to be , they have come to rest on and island and this island that provides them everything they need. They com from a people of way-finders, explorers who pondered the horizons and questioned the status quo.Continue reading “Moana–Finding Our way”
Commit to #ChangeTheHeart
You are invited by one of our most senior Aboriginal Christian Leaders, Aunty Jean Phillips, to gather together to pray in unison to #ChangeTheHeart on the evening before January 26. Tune in to this unique, national service led by Aboriginal Christian Leaders simulcast on tv, online, and radio on the evening of Monday, 25 January 2021. The simulcastContinue reading “Commit to #ChangeTheHeart”
To be or not to be
While exploring the internet a few years back I found this wonderful skit that appeared as part of the HAMLET for Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary celebrations. Click here for video I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did! it raises for me some very important questions about emphasis, to be or not to beContinue reading “To be or not to be”
Who is my Neighbor part two
I have had a some great conversations this week about last weeks video link “In my Blood it Runs” and I thank you for ways so many of you have engaged reflectively with the activity of standing there others might stand. This week we move on to explore the other end of life, once againContinue reading “Who is my Neighbor part two”
Who is my Neighbor?
We certainly have faced a great many obstacles in these times which have caused us to feel a range of emotions from grief to stress. Our isolation from each other has left us wondering if other understand what we are going through and it is easy to focus on things that are discomforting for us.WhenContinue reading “Who is my Neighbor?”