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February 2021 Issue 2

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Sunday 21 February 2021 - First Sunday in Lent

After John’s arrest, Jesus returns to Galilee where he conveys to one and all “the good news of God”....

Share your voice

  1. Have your say now on the proposals for an Indigenous Voice
  2. From the Heart - make a submission by 31 March

27 February 2021

"Wake up, o sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you" Ephesians 5:14

Pray and Fast for Australia. Participate as an individual through online prayer or ask your church to participate

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Australians care about our Pacific neighbours!

Thank you for supporting developing nations during the pandemic.

We are grateful for supporters, like you, who encouraged the Australian government to help vulnerable nations during the pandemic.

Raise the Rate 

  • Anglicare Australia and UnitingCare Australia Briefing Paper on JobSeeker - Raising the Rate for Good 
  • Catholic Social Services Australia Media Release - Failure to 'Raise the Rate' could entrench disadvantage  

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News from the WCC

  • Bossey Ecumenical Institute invites applications for online course, Applications close 1 March 2021
  • Seven Weeks for Water 2021, week 1: "The rainbow colour of the pilgrimage of water justice in North America", by Michele Roberts

Pastoral Letter from the PCC Moderator

"I invite you all as leaders of the member churches of the Pacific Conference of Churches to use this season of lent to pray for our region, pray for our leaders and pray for the unity of our Pacific region".  PCC Moderator, Rev. Dr. Tevita Havea,

'The People's Patriarch' film screening with Q and A 

When: Thursday 4th March, 2021. 7.30pm Sydney / 10.30am Palestine 

Where: join in online 

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The World Day of Prayer (WDP) 2021 host country this year is Vanuatu.

When: Friday 5 March 2021

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Michael Galovic Exhibition

The Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture (ACC&C) is excited to announce the upcoming exhibition from artist and iconographer Michael Galovic.

When: 12 Mar 2021 10:30 am - 21 Mar 2021 3:30 pm

Where: The Chapel, Australia Centre for Christianity & Culture, 15 Blackall St. Barton ACT

ChildWise -Online panel discussion:

New frontiers in combatting child exploitation and abuse online 

When:  Thursday, 25 March 2021, 4PM – 5PM (AEDT) -  Early Bird offer is valid until 5PM, 11 March 2021 

The Sydney Statement

An interfaith charter for building bridges between believers from different religions.

A New Biblical Historical Drama in Cinemas for Lent

The Penitent Thief brings to life the backstory of the two criminals crucified with Jesus Christ.

When: From Thursday 25 February 2021.

L.I.T.A.N.I.E.S.

This recently released album was conceived during lockdown and is a collaboration between Belgian, Nicholas Lens and Australian, Nick Cave. It is comprised of 12 litanies each a blend of classical and rock. 

"bewitching and meditative music." Nathalie Lacube.

  1  Zero Discrimination Day
  5  World Day of Prayer
  8  International Women's Day
11  Lailat al Miraj (Islam)
15  Great Lent (Orthodox Christian)
18   National Close the Gap Day

  

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The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.

(Prov.11:25 The Message)

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