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July 2020 Issue 2

NCCA

Call for a Day of Prayer - Sunday 2 August 2020

With prayerful greetings, can we encourage that SUNDAY 2 AUGUST be a special Day of Prayer regarding the Pandemic?

We all know the impact of the pandemic overseas and here, including on some of our own loved ones. 

Liturgy for Sunday 26 July 2020

"nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord." Romans 8:38-39.

National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA) in partnership with Anglican Diocese of Southern Queensland (ASQ)

Wednesday 29 July 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

An online roundtable for Christian Churches and Mission agencies to network, exchange ideas, and create opportunities for collaboration on sustainability and climate. 

Churches Taskforce seeks assurances to reduce detention health risks

In an urgent letter to the Acting Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly and the Minister for Health, Mr Greg Hunt, the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce (ACRT) has sought urgent assurances from the responsible government public health authorities that the people at detention centres have safe accommodation during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

Ration Challenge 2020

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Will you join us for the challenge?

Sign up now for the Ration Challenge, from Sunday 13 – Saturday 19 September 2020

Let’s show we really are #inthistogether

 

Responding to Problematic Sexual Behaviours in Children 

In August and September CPSL will present a new webinar series. This series is designed to help members of faith communities gain awareness of and understand and manage problematic sexual behaviours in children.

Dates: 19 and 26 August and 3 September 2020   

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Interfaith service for nuclear disarmament

You are invited to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

The Uniting Church in Australia (UCA) are jointly hosting an interfaith service of prayer with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).  

When: Thursday 6th August at 6-6:45pm AEST via Zoom

chaplainx150Emergency Ministry in Victoria and Tasmania

The summer season of drought and bushfires have merged into a period of physical isolation and lock-down in the current pandemic. Emergency Ministry staff and volunteers share with us what their Ministry roles look like in this extremely busy and difficult time. 

It's not over until it's over for everyone

Raise your voice for the most vulnerable at this time. Micah Australia is asking sign the "Pledge to End COVID For ALL' as part of their #End COVID for All campaign 

Add your Name!

The Refugee Council of Australia are collecting signatures in support of expanding access to Medicare, the PBS and JobSeeker for children and families seeking asylum.

 

#YouthMentalHealthMatters 

The Mental Health Foundation Australia invites you to the October Educational Webinar "Youth Mental Health Matters".

With rising rates of mental health issues in young Australians, it's more than important to have a discussion about Youth Mental Health.  

When: 7th October 2020 1:00 PM AEST 

World Council of Churches

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WCC have provided valuable resources on coping with the Coronavirus, including prayers, bible studies and support.

The COVID-19 and Peace Briefing - LIVE Webinar

The Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) recently released the Global Peace Index 2020 report. The report presents one of the most comprehensive, data-driven analysis on trends in peace, and how to develop peaceful societies.

Date: Tuesday 4 August 2020 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm

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The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.

(Prov.11:25 The Message)

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