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8 September 2020


This week in New Times Online

R U Ok?

Due to the experience of depression, Gavin Larkin’s father took his own life in the mid-90s. In 2009, Gavin wanted to see something positive come from his father’s death. It was that year which also marked the inauguration of RU Ok? 

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Show me the Grant

Despite these tough economic times, there are still a range of grant initiatives available that might suit your needs. We invite you to explore the following ...

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UCA Regulations Review survey closing soon

UCA Assembly General Secretary Colleen Geyer is asking church members to respond to a survey on UCA Church Regulations by 13th September. Feedback can be provided via this online survey.

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Event Highlight

Memories, Music & Meditation

September 10th 

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention day. It's a time to remember those in our lives affected by mental ill-health.

It's a time to remember our own vulnerability and check-in with ourselves. Take a moment and come along to this free meditative recital put on by some of Adelaide's best musicians. Read more here


Upcoming Events

Upcoming events:

  • Preaching Series: Preaching Contextually in Complex Times >>>
  • Spring Festival >>>
  • Truth Lab Anti-Racism Series >>>
  • Inclusive Worship - enabling cultural gifts >>>
  • Zoom Introduction to Meditation >>>
  • Honouring the Sacred - Communion >>>
  • Memories, Music and Meditation >>>
  • Spirituality for Older People >>>
  • Presbytery Meeting - Presbytery of Southern SA >>>
  • Online Event: Book Launch of 'The Inner Self' and the companion novel 'The Question of Love.' >>>
  • Community Connections : Community lunch, now known as RAW-Hope >>>
  • Landscapes in your Spiritual Journey - A Watercolour Workshop with Karan Hudson >>>

Want to share your event with the wider Uniting Church in SA? Complete the Events Form here.


Prayer Points

This week we pray for:

  • All those who put children's safety first in our churches, faith communities, schools and agencies
  • All those who are hurting as Australia enters its first recession in three decades. May we draw on the boundless reserve of God's love to comfort and strengthen us through the hardships ahead, and to ensure support for the vulnerable around us
  • Thanksgiving to God for creation and for being wonderfully made.

Reflection of the week

‘Listening for Wisdom' - from the keyboard of Rev Wendy Prior, Staff Chaplain, Synod of SA

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