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6 October 2020


This week in New Times Online

Christ Church Healing Garden

It is now a few years since the Synod of SA celebrated its 40th birthday and at Christ Church Uniting we received a wattle tree as a tiny tube stock to mark the occasion. Our garden was destroyed by flood and it has taken us a number of years to restore it.

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Trinity Sessions

Roger and Yvonne Freeman (members of the Church of the Trinity) were honoured and acknowledged by the Adelaide Music Collective (AMC) SA Music Hall of Fame for their long and significant contribution in creating a wonderful live music venue here in Adelaide.

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Event Highlight

Music on Flinders

12th October, 12.30 pm - 1.00 pm 

Enjoy Fergus Maximus – that bloke with his headphones on long after the playlist has finished. He is completely oblivious because there is always music in his head! His pop songs encompass all things – love, loss, mistakes, surprises and people’s astonishing capacity to miscommunicate. 

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming events:

  • Seminary of the Third Age - Professor Mohamad Abdulla >>>
  • Celebrating Mission Connection >>>
  • My Life Story Matters Workshop >>>
  • Beyond the Religion of the Old Testament - Judaism Today - Rabbi Shoshana Kaminsky >>>
  • Spring Fair at Spicer Uniting Church >>>
  • National Youth and Young Adults Conference (NYALC) Online >>>
  • Seminary of the Third Age - What does Buddhism offer in today's world? - Philippa Rowland >>>

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 are responding to God's call by living out their Christian vocation in their lives
  • For Mental Health Month (1st – 31st October 2020), we pray for people whose lives are challenged by mental illness and brain disorders. We pray for the families of people living with serious mental health issues who often feel overwhelmed and isolated by many challenges.


Reflection of the week

‘How much walking is too much for a mature dog?' - from the keyboard of Rev Wendy Prior, Staff Chaplain, Synod of SA.

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