Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Events of Interest

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Non-Pilgrim events are shown as Community Announcements. For disclaimers, read here . . .

Choir of Pilgrim Church English Cathedrals Tour

December 29 - January 10

The Choir of Pilgrim Church, together with the Choir of Christ Church North Adelaide will be touring England to sing evensong in some of the world's most magnificent cathedrals.

You can follow along with their adventures on their Facebook Page, or on their blog:pilgrimorg

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Free Lunchtime Recitals at Pilgrim


1.00pm in the Church

2nd & 4th Thursdays: Organ

Returning Thursday 8th February, 2018

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Music on Flinders – Free performances

Eclectic music on Monday lunchtimes, 12.30-1 pm, held in front of Pilgrim Church, out on Flinders Street. Come along and enjoy a wide range of music genres from talented performers from rock to acapella. Music includes school performers as well as seasoned veterans in the music industry and everything in between!

There is no cost, so make the most of this brilliant opportunity. Plan to leave the computer and work place for an enjoyable lunchtime break. Bring your lunch, grab a coffee from a local caf, and enjoy 30 minutes of brilliant music - a gift to workers, residents and visitors to the CBD.

Click for Music On Flinders: Facebook and Here

  • — In recess until February 2018 —

    The "Music on Flinders" Team

An initiative of Pilgrim Uniting Church. Email:

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Pilgrim New Year Retreat

Saturday 20th January 2018, 9.30am - 4.30pm
Sophia, 225 Cross Rd, Cumberland Park.

The “in-between” spaces and experiences in life

We often live our lives in the midst of uncertainty and change ... and sometimes in utter chaos! This can be due to a change in personal circumstances or changes in the world around us - nothing seems ever to be settled these days. How do we as Christian disciples/ pilgrims live faithfully and productively in such unsettling circumstances, and how can we be a source of strength and encouragement for others in their ‘liminal’ lives? How do we discern the presence of God in the liminal spaces and seasons of our lives?

The day, facilitated by Rev Dr Greg Elsdon will include some biblical and theological reflecAons, some poetry, visual art, and cartoons for reflection and inspiraton, Times of quietness for personal prayer/ reflection/ journaling and times for sharing, praying together and offering mutual support.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.

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Organ Recital: Olivier Latry & Shin-Young Lee

Wednesday April 18, 7:30pm
Pilgrim Church

Pilgrim presents two of the world's most outstanding organists as part of its International Organist Series. Olivier Latry, titular organist of Notre Dame de Paris & Shin-Young Lee, noted concert and recording artist.

Tickets $45 / $40


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Ministry of Silence

- Community Announcement -

1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7.30 - 9.30 pm
Christ Church UCA, 26 King William Road, Wayville

A small group meets as above to practice silent prayer together, inspired by the prayer of Jesus and the desert mothers and fathers of the hesychast tradition.

All are welcome to this ecumenical group as we ‘pray as we can, not as we can’t’.

Please contact Rev Nicholas Rundle for more details.
ph 0406 011 152.

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#BringThemHere Vigil

Every Friday, 4.30 - 7 pm
Parliament House steps

Bring them here weekly vigil
  (supporting refugees
  and asylum seekers)

Each Friday, a gathering takes place on the steps of Parliament House, North Terrace, from 4.30-7pm to raise awareness of the plight of refugees and asylum seekers, particularly those on Manus and Nauru.

Participants come from church and community groups. The organisers encourage you to ‘come when you can, leave when you must’. Feel free to bring banners and battery operated candles.

Like the Facebook page

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Act for Peace: Rohingya Crisis Appeal

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Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya families need your help.

Family homes, neighbourhoods and entire villages have been torched to the ground. People are being killed as they desperately try to flee for safety. Already, more than 400,000 people are estimated to have crossed the border in Bangladesh seeking refuge from the violence. With the number of people seeking sanctuary in Bangladesh set to increase to over 500,000 over the coming days, your support is URGENTLY needed.

Show the Rohingya people that you care. Donate today

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Act for Peace - Urgent Appeal

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Famine in East Africa continues to worsen. Babies and children are dying of starvation every day. All agencies are finding that each day more and more people need basic food to feed their children. Already many of them go without themselves in an effort to just feed their children. A doctor in one of the hospitals has predicted that unless help arrives NOW a whole generation may be lost.

Visit to make a donation and hear more stories.

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Africa Famine Appeal – Uniting World

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The world can prevent famine in South Sudan – if we’re fast enough

$1 today is worth more than $1 in two months

CLICK HERE, or on the picture, to donate to UnitingWorld's Africa Famine Appeal

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Tropical Cyclone Debbie Appeal

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The President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Stuart McMillan, has asked church members to lend their support for communities suffering in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

"Our Church will be there to support people in need and help Queensland and northern NSW recover. Please continue to pray for the safety and the welfare of all affected communities, as they come to terms with their losses. I ask all UCA members to please try to support our appeals, which go to support ministry in these communities."

The Assembly's National Disaster Relief Fund remains open to receive donations, with funds to be drawn on by Uniting Churches and agencies supporting recovery in affected areas.

Donations of $2 and over are tax deductible. onal-disaster-relief-fund/

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OP Shop at Scots Church Adelaide

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Goodies 2U is a new op shop located on Level 1 at Scots Church Adelaide (237 North Terrace Adelaide).

It is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am - 4pm.

Donations for Goodies 2U and Goodies Op Shop will only be received at Clayton Wesley Uniting Church (entry to Goodies is from Union Street, Beulah Park).

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Oasis in a Busy Week

Tuesday morning 8am and Thursday afternoon 12.15pm services – come along and bring your friends. Each service is a wonderful oasis in a busy week, and a great opportunity for those living and working in the city.

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Events of Interest

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  1. Choir of Pilgrim Church English Cathedrals Tour
    December 29 - January 10

  2. Free Lunchtime Recitals at Pilgrim
    Returning Thursday 8th February,

  3. Music on Flinders – Free performances
    Monday December 11th, 12.30 - 1 pm

  4. Pilgrim New Year Retreat
    Saturday 20th January 2018, 9.30am - 4.30pm

  5. Organ Recital: Olivier Latry & Shin-Young Lee
    Wednesday April 18, 7:30pm

  6. Ministry of Silence

  7. #BringThemHere Vigil

  8. Act for Peace: Rohingya Crisis Appeal

  9. Act for Peace - Urgent Appeal

  10. Africa Famine Appeal – Uniting World

  11. Tropical Cyclone Debbie Appeal

  12. OP Shop at Scots Church Adelaide

  13. Oasis in a Busy Week

Events of Interest – Disclaimers

The events posted on this page include Community Announcements of events that will be neither held at Pilgrim nor sponsored by Pilgrim Uniting Church. Such events as posted may be of interest to Pilgrim members but are not necessarily supported by Pilgrim Uniting Church and are placed solely as a community service.

Pilgrim Uniting Church also hosts a number of groups who have information about their activities posted here and on other Pilgrim Uniting Church webpages. Any views expressed or implied on their pages are not necessarily those of Pilgrim Uniting Church.

The Pilgrim website disclaimer can be read here . . .

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