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March 2021 Issue 1

Sunday 7 March 2021

Third Sunday in Lent

“I pray to thee, Merciful Lord, that all the people of the earth will know thee by the Holy Spirit”. St Silouan the Athonite

Glenburnie LogoThe Glenburnie Program

Applications are invited for this program. Funding is intended to “provide resources for the churches and the community on issues relating to a just, participatory and sustainable society."

Closing date for applications: 30 April 2021. 

“Gracious God - guide us, we pray, in your compassion, as to how we might best assist in these days ahead” writes Bishop Huggins.

  • General Secretaries of WCC and CCA denounce Myanmar military's continued lethal action against the people

Theological College Opens in Sydney

The NCCA congratulates His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia AM and the community of the Assyrian Church of the East as it celebrates the opening of the Nisibis Assyrian Theological College on Sunday 28 February. 

Information and prayers

  • The Australian Government has translated information into multiple languages about COVID-19 vaccines.

  • WCC to observe week of prayer one year into COVID-19 pandemic, 22-27 March 2021

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  • Armenians find shelter and hope from churches 
  • Invitation to youth to attend Stewards Programme for 11th Assembly in 2022- deadline is 10 April 2021.

 

Webinar to be held on International Women’s Day

‘Transformational Leadership of Women in a Post-COVID-19 World’

 Scheduled:  Monday 8 March 2021, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Bangkok, Thailand time)

Virtual Webinar

You are invited to join The Mental Health Foundation during the week of International Women's’ Day for this free educational webinar.

When:  Tuesday 9 March at 6:30 pm. (AEDT) 

Empowering women to be safer online

Join the webinar and learn to manage technology risks and find support if things go wrong.

When: Tuesday 9 March 2021 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (AEDT)

The Face of God

"The whole Earth is a living icon of the Face of God" St John of Damascus

A film about God and nature, faith and climate change.

Faith-Based Climate Action

  • NCCA Statement: 11 March 2021-A day our global community of faith unite to face the climate emergency!

  • Sacred People, Sacred Earth: Thursday, 11 March 2021

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Are you switching off?

This Earth Hour, make the #switchfornature and show your support for a renewables future!

Justice and a Fair Go for Refugees 

Palm Sunday, March 28, is an important opportunity to raise awareness of the continuing injustice and cruelty experienced by refugees and people who are seeking asylum. 

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The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.

(Prov.11:25 The Message)

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