Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sermon: Giving ourselves, being with God

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church – Electra Street 28th of July 2013 Giving Ourselves 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Colossians 3:12-17 John 13:34-35 Today is the fourth and last week in our month of ‘giving’ services. So far this month we’ve looked … Continue reading

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Churches oppose the PNG solution

Originally posted on NSW Council of Churches:
For broadcast on 2CH Sydney, 28 July 2013. Australian church leaders have strongly opposed the Rudd Government’s “PNG solution” designed to reduce the number of asylum seekers coming to Australia by boat. The…

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Talk for Wisdom’s Feast: Why the Church of Latter Day Geeks

As part of Wisdom’s Feast, a conference and education event held at the Uniting Church’s Centre for Theology and Ministry, six people were asked to give short talks on something about which they felt passionate. I wasn’t given a choice … Continue reading

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Reflection: Practicing Sabbath

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church Giving our time and talents Achenkirche, Austria. A place where I found it easy to worship and rest. Leviticus 23:1-3 Acts 3:1-10 Luke 6:43-45 This is the second week in our month-long reflection on the … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury takes up the cudgels

Originally posted on Niall Cooper:
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, stepped up what the Daily Mail described as his ‘war of words with the government over welfare’ today, challenging Government ministers over food banks and their derogatory language about…

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Reflection: In which Avril has an epiphany and decides to tithe

Not so much a sermon as a meandering reflection on Christian attitudes to money, with possibly some over-sharing on my part. 2 Corinthians 8:1-15; Luke 12:13-21 Earlier this week I had an epiphany; a sudden realisation about the way in … Continue reading

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“There’s no such thing as a solitary hero”: The reflection on video

Ten minutes of the Third Annual Service of the Church of latter Day Geeks; one of the songs and the reflection.

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