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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Anzac Day (Wednesday 25 April, 2018).

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The call of God comes into your life like…

In this reflective piece, Rev Prof Andrew Dutney uses the occurrence of Leadership Formation Day as an opportunity to explore the Annunciation and how the call of God enters people's lives.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on changing seasons, Psalm 23, and the sustenance provided by God and through Scripture.

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Journeying along the Murray

Uniting Church SA Moderator Rev Sue Ellis talks about her plans for the Living Water Tour, which will focus on eco-theology, intentional discipleship and Ngarrindjeri spirituality. The tour is geared towards Baby Boomers, but all people are invited.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on witnessing, scepticism and John 20:29b: Blessed are those who have not seen, yet have come to believe.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on seeds, cycles and John 12:24: “Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.’”

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Don't be fooled: be full of life

Uniting Church SA Moderator Rev Sue Ellis has prepared an Easter video for Uniting Church members and others to view. This is a longer version of the message from the Easter video.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection comes from Uniting Church SA Moderator Rev Sue Ellis. It focuses on Easter and 1 Corinthians 1:27.

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Alive to the presence of God

Rev Sunil “Sunny” Kapandarabil was inducted into the Parkin-Sturt Patrol on Friday 9 March at Quorn Uniting Church. Rev Phil Gardner shared this reflective message as part of the induction service.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on remembering the story of Palm Sunday, which falls on 25 March this year.

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Is it OK to punch a Nazi?

Uniting Church chaplain Liam Miller draws on the work of James H. Cone to explore the question of the acceptability of violence and whether it is "OK" to punch a Nazi.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on John 3:16: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him may not perish but have eternal life.

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How to (and how not to) vote

With the South Australian state election looming, this article aims to assist Christians in applying Biblical principles in order to make their vote count. The election will be held on Saturday 17 March, 2018.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on the continuing Lenten journey - the small sacrifices we make and the bigger sacrifice made by God at Easter.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection includes passages from the Psalms and focuses on anxiety, peace and the presence of God.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on God's presence in our lives and the promise to answer when we call.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Lent and being wise in the choices we make.

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7 ways to fast for Lent

Lent begins on Wednesday 14 February, providing an opportunity to fast and take stock of your relationship with God over 40 days. This article includes ideas to get you started if you are thinking about fasting this Lent.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on taking time to refresh and serving those who are in need of refreshment.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection references Matthew 16:24-26, and focuses on keeping our eyes on God rather than material things in the world.