Monday, 17 December 2018

Events of Interest

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

CHRISTMAS SERVICES at PILGRIM UNITING CHURCH 2018

BLUE CHRISTMAS
Wednesday 19 December
6pm A service designed for those finding it hard to relate to the hype of Christmas

CHRISTMAS EVE
Monday 24 December
6pm Lessons & Carols featuring the Choir of Pilgrim Uniting Church and Organ
9pm Reverse Tenebrae: a service with Lights, Choir & Carols
11pm Choral Eucharist featuring the Choir of Pilgrim Uniting Church and Organ

CHRISTMAS DAY
Tuesday 25 December
9.30am Christmas Day Celebration
featuring the Choir of Pilgrim Uniting Church, Organ and Brass Enseble

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Ceremony of Carols – Free lunchtime concert

Thursday 20th December, 1.00pm
Pilgrim Uniting Church

FREE LUNCH TIME CONCERT

Come along and enjoy a performance of perennial holiday favourites, which are simultaneously fresh and intriguing, and grounded in deep tradition.

Featuring:

  • Erin Holmes (soprano)
  • Margot Holbert (mezzo soprano)
  • Riana Chakravarti (contralto)
  • Cianah Harris (harp)

"Wolcum alle, and make good cheer!"

Benjamin Britten's settings of medieval carols are as beautiful as they are idiosyncratic. Enjoy a performance of these perennial holiday favourites, which are simultaneously fresh and intriguing, grounded in deep tradition.

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Advent Study Resource

Nell Potter (PIEN - Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network) spoke at a 9.30am service in September for Social Justice Sunday. Nell and Rev Sandy Boyce have collaborated with returned EAs (volunteers in the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program for Palestine and Israel, @EAPPI Australia) and Act for Peace to produce an Advent study using stories and experiences from EAs, and using the Advent gospel and Christmas readings.

Free downloadable resource for anyone interested for individual or group study during the Advent/Christmas period.

Download here: Advent Resource 2018 final.pdf (3.6 MB, 24 pages)

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Ministry of Silence

- Community Announcement -

windmill still1st 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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Pilgrim New Year Retreat

Saturday 9th February 2019,  9:30am – 4:00pm
Sophia Spirituality Centre,
  225 Cross Road, Cumberland Park


'Beyondering' –
an invitation to explore our spiritual journeys
into our later years

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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 https://www.facebook.com/bringthemherevigil/

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Act for Peace: Rohingya Crisis Appeal

- Community Announcement -

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 www.actforpeace.org.au

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Act for Peace - Urgent Appeal

- Community Announcement -

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 www.actforpeace.org.au to make a donation and hear more stories.

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OP Shop at Scots Church Adelaide

- Community Announcement -

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. CHRISTMAS SERVICES at PILGRIM UNITING CHURCH 2018
    Wednesday 19 December

  2. Ceremony of Carols – Free lunchtime concert
    Thursday 20th December, 1.00pm

  3. Advent Study Resource
    Nell Potter (PIEN - Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network) spoke at a 9.30am service in September for Social Justice Sunday. Nell and Rev Sandy Boyce have collaborated with returned EAs (volunteers in the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program for Palestine and Israel, @EAPPI Australia) and Act for Peace to produce an Advent study using stories and experiences from EAs, and using the Advent gospel and Christmas readings.

  4. Ministry of Silence

  5. Pilgrim New Year Retreat
    Saturday 9th February 2019,  9:30am – 4:00pm

  6. #BringThemHere Vigil

  7. Act for Peace: Rohingya Crisis Appeal

  8. Act for Peace - Urgent Appeal

  9. OP Shop at Scots Church Adelaide

  10. 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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