Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sermon: Avril bangs on about asylum seekers yet again

Sermon for Williamstown The First of September, 2013 Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16          Luke 14:1, 7-14 “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:1 Last Wednesday this congregation … Continue reading

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Event: Should the church celebrate same-sex marriages?

First in a Spring Series of Controversial Questions: Should the church celebrate same-sex marriages? 7.30 pm, Wednesday the 11th of September, 2013 Williamstown Uniting Church-Electra St Moderator: Rev. Alex Sangster ‘Yes’: Rev. Peter Weeks ‘No’: Rev. Dr Garry Deverell ‘Maybe’: … Continue reading

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AFR Aug 22

Originally posted on election lab:
The latest article in the AFR using Electionlab’s analysis.

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Reflection for the funeral of Jemima Pearson Campbell Hannah

Scripture Readings Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 – Read by Murray Hannah-Jones Romans 8:37-39 – Read by Samantha Bykersma The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.  Preaching of the Word We are gathered here today to say good-bye to Jemima Pearson … Continue reading

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In which Avril is very excited (and moved) by an exchange of tweets

A few weeks ago I was one of the guests on the fabulous Doctor Who-based podcast Splendid Chaps. If you’re a fan of the Doctor and you haven’t found this podcast, go check it out NOW. It’s a wonderful fiftieth-anniversary … Continue reading

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