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Prayer for Christchurch

Help us to recognise racism and white supremacy in all its forms and to repudiate it utterly. Continue reading

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Prayer for the survivors and victims of child abuse

I’ve been trying to write a prayer for Sunday’s service in response to the news of the guilty verdict in George Pell’s trial. I was not sexually abused in the church, but news of the verdict still left me feeling sick … Continue reading

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Prayer: Remembering Black Saturday

We know that just as your share our joys, you also grieve with us in times of sorrow. Continue reading

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Praying for Melbourne

I have no words for my sadness at yesterday’s attack on Melbourne and particularly the death of Sisto Malaspina. So I offer again the prayer I wrote the last time Bourke Street was attacked. May God be with us all.

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Sermon: The church is called to pray

In recent years as the horrors of the Royal Commission have educated us about the dangers of the wrong sort of touch we have become a little scared of the right sort of touch. Continue reading

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A prayer for our beloved city

God, we make all these prayers together with your Son,
our Brother, Mother and Friend Jesus,
who we know is weeping with us today. Continue reading

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Prayer of Confession for the Depressed

“Do not fear. I have redeemed you.
I have called you by name. You are mine”. Continue reading

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