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Reflection of the Week - 25 May 2021

Life is a spiritual journey. Contemplative living is a way of responding to our everyday experiences by consciously attending to our relationships.

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Pentecost 2021

On this coming Sunday we celebrate the day of Pentecost. Our remembering of the time the Holy Spirit come upon the believers in Jerusalem, empowering them to become witnesses, to Judea, to Samaria, teaching others to know that the knowledge of the good news of Christ, of the kingdom of God, will be passed down through the generations.

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Reflection of the Week - 18 May 2021

Psalm 1 proclaims truths echoed in the book of Proverbs: that following the wisdom of God is the best and wisest way to live.

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Reflection of the Week - 4 May 2021

In this lyrical text, Jesus introduces us to the great mystery of God sharing his life with us: I am the vine, you are the branches ... my Father is the vine-grower.

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Reflection of the Week - 27 April 2021

The very fabric of everyday life is changing before us; these are unprecedented times. In the midst of this, we are invited to find God and some have little more than their Bible to help. We reflect on Psalm 23 and its implications for our lives—now, more than ever.

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Reflection of the Week - 13 April 2021

With Easter just gone and the school holidays now started, for many it is a time when people take a break and spend time away from their usual commitments.

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Reflection of the Week - 6 April 2021

When confronted by what is hard to hear, shocking to consider, grieving to know, difficult to understand, it is often much easier to not believe it at all.

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Moderator's Easter Message 2021

Easter is a time of hope, a time of new beginnings. As we approach Easter this year, our hearts go out to people, all over the world, who have been living in darkness and fear and uncertainty and continue to do so.

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Reflection of the Week - 16 March 2021

As we acknowledge Harmony Week, perhaps it is timely to pause and reflect on the word ‘harmony’ and what it actually means – especially given the unrest around the world and also in many ways closer to home.

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Reflection of the Week - 2 March 2021

In keeping with the recent National Day of Prayer which was held on 27th February and the World Day of Prayer which will be held this Friday 5th March it is timely to reflect on the power of prayer.

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Reflection of the Week - 23 February 2021

Psalm 25:1-10 expresses some central and important theological themes: dependence on God for protection from enemies; requests for God to direct and teach; confession of sin and cries for forgiveness; and confidence in God’s abiding presence and faithfulness.

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Reflection of the Week - 16 February 2021

Every so often, when you’re out in nature, you look up and notice something. Something that may have been there before, but your eyes have been focussed elsewhere and your mind is distracted -- jumping ahead to something else. All of a sudden you look up and see something remarkable.

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Reflection of the Week - 9 February 2021

The Celebration of Ministry event last Sunday was a time to come together and also a time to acknowledge and recognise ministry of service in the Uniting Church in South Australia.

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Reflection of the Week - 2 February 2021

The first session of the Synod Meeting took place last Saturday, January 30th. At the beginning of the meeting, the Moderator, Bronte Wilson drew on Psalm 111 as the lectionary reading for the week and which seemed so appropriate to the occasion.