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November 2022 Issue 1

We have witnessed an overwhelming outpouring of grief this week after the senseless death of 15-year-old Cassius Turvey. This young Noongar teenager was doing what all teens have the freedom to do – walking along the street, with his friends – going home after school.  

Ecumenical Prayer Cycle    

Join together to pray for Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and the nations of Oceania. In the coming weeks, the World Council of Churches' prayer cycle focuses on our nation and those of our neighbours.

Blessed are you, God of the planet earth.

You have set our world like a radiant jewel in the heavens, 

and filled it with action, beauty, suffering, struggle and hope....

The Christmas Bowl 2022

Give Hope!

Share God’s love with a refugee going hungry this Christmas.

Holding the Light

An ecumenical service for victims and survivors of domestic and family violence. 

When: Sunday 27 November, 2:30 pm AEDT.  In-person Melbourne, and livestreamed.

Mourning Cassius Turvey 

  • Pastoral Statement: Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) statement against racial injustice

  • Prayer Vigil: Remembering Cassius Turvey & our First Nations Community. Adelaide SA

As COP 27 draws near

  • WCC news - WCC member churches head to COP 27
  • WCC statementThe living planet: Seeking a Just and Sustainable Global Community 
  • Faiths for Climate Justice – open letter to PM Albanese
  • Invitation COP27: Launching of a Multi-faith/Multi-sector Alliance for Climate Action 16 November 2022

CCACCA expresses deep sorrow over series of deadly events in Asia and offers prayers for people affected: by the stampede in South Korea, by Typhoon Nalgae in the Philippines, and by bridge collapse in India.

Prayers & Reflections from our ecumenical community  

As we prepare for the Feast of the Nativity we offer you some reflections and resources from our members and their networks.

“Coexistence is a divine mandate”

World Council of Churches acting general secretary delivers lecture at Bahrain Dialogue Forum.

“Our diversity and our differences are an invitation from God for us to come together,..."

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The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.

(Prov.11:25 The Message)

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