Friday, 24 November 2017

Events of Interest

See List of Events . . .

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

Benefit Concert (all proceeds to refugees)

- Community Announcement -

Friday 24 November, 8pm
Effective Living Centre, 26 King William Rd, Wayville

Near bus stop 2 – limited parking.

Featuring The Borderers, Claire Gurry and Vagaband.

Tickets: $30/$25 conc/$20 financial members of ELC

Contact: 8271 0329

or TryBooking

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Adelaide White Ribbon March 2017

- Community Announcement -

Saturday 25 November 2017, 10am - 11:30 am
Tarndanyangga (Victoria Square), Victoria Square,
  Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women:
25 November

More information contact Claire Tatyzo
(Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
claire [DOT] tatyzo [AT] ywca [DOT] com [DOT] au
or see ribbon-march-2017

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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

  • Monday November 27th, 12.30 - 1 pm

    Soulgarden is singer/songwriter Titus Ng who performs his soulful sound with his gorgeous original songs as well as great cover songs.

  • Monday December 4th, 12.30 - 1 pm
    Vincent's Chair

    Vincent's Chair is the brainchild of Australian singer-songwriter, Kathie Renner, a creative artist who writes from the heart about her observations on life.

    Influenced by the likes of Joni Mitchell, Sting, Paul Simon and Lior, the group present contemporary acoustic songs with a strong focus on the craft of songwriting and thoughtful arrangements. Eshewing stylistic boundaries, their lyrical compositions reveal unexpected stories couched in honest musicianship.

    Their set-up of Kathie Renner - singer- songwriter/guitar/keyboard; Sam Leske - guitar; and Karen De Nardi - viola gives perfect balance to the dynamic interplay between the musicians as they draw you into an exquisite journey of the senses.

  • Monday December 11th, 12.30 - 1 pm
    Nice Verdes

    Nice Verdes are Sally and Jesse who have been performing since first meeting at a peace march in Vancouver in 2003. They have performed and toured Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Europe and Guatemala and have studied music and dance in Cuba, India, West Africa and Colombia, continually honing their craft.

    Nice Verdes are always on some kind of adventure in search of new inspiration and music. Nice Verdes have swung in a hammock on a boat down the Amazon, hiked up mountains in the Andes, lived in a shack in West Africa with no electricity, danced in the desert at a rain dance, seen an Orisha ceremony in Cuba, bathed in ancient thermal baths in Budapest, slept under the stars in the middle of Australia, gardened on the slopes of the Mediterranean, swum in the Ganges, planted palms in the jungles of Costa Rica, enjoyed Tango in Argentina, caught numerous planes, boats, bicycles and hitchhiked to play festivals and shows around the world.

    Nice Verdes have released two albums, ‘Succulence’ in 2008 and ‘Brontosaurus’ in 2014. The music of Nice Verdes is uplifting and sunny original indie world. Inspired by the music’s of the world, Cuba, Colombia. Africa, Europe and Latin America, they play combinations of Cuban tres, accordions, ukulele, guitar, harmonica and vocals.

An initiative of Pilgrim Uniting Church. Email: (Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
office [AT] pilgrim [DOT] org [DOT] au

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- Community Announcement -

Tuesday 28th November at 7.00pm
Effective Living Centre, 26 King William Rd Wayville

Members and supporters of Justice for Refugees SA Inc are invited to attend their Annual General Meeting. Pilgrim UC is a member, and Sandy has been part of the Management Committee.

Guest Speaker: Dr Jon Jureidini.

Jon Jureidini is a child psychiatrist who also trained in philosophy (PhD, Flinders University), critical appraisal (University of British Columbia) and psychotherapy (Tavistock Clinic). In his practice he has seen the impact of current asylum seeker policies on children and younger persons.

He is a vocal advocate for a more humane approach to people seeking asylum and refugees.


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Free Lunchtime Recitals at Pilgrim


1.00pm in the Church

2nd & 4th Thursdays:

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Pilgrim Church Choir Events

Sunday 3 December, 6pm
St Peter’s Cathedral, North Adelaide

There will be one last fundraising effort for the choir tour, which will be the sale of our special choir wine. A new vintage of last years 'Jubilate' 2013 Sparkling Pinot Noir Brut Ros, as well as the 'Magnificat' 2015 Pinot Noir and the 'Nunc Dimittis' 2016 Grner Veltliner.

Order forms are available around the church, and pick up date will be Sunday 26th November. For more information check out the Organ and Choir facebook page, or email (Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
music [AT] pilgrim [DOT] org [DOT] au

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Charity Funraiser Movie – "WONDER"

- Community Announcement -

Saturday 9th December 2017, 3pm
The Regal Theatre, 275 Kensington Rd, Kensington Park

UniSA in Collaboration with The Seeds of Affinity
presents a Charity Fundraiser

A touching Family Movie
about a child's struggle to fit in


Movie Rated: PG

Cost: $10 per child under 13yrs & $15 per Adult

For ticket purchase, please contact:
(Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
sophie [DOT] diamandi [AT] unisa [DOT] edu [DOT] au
Lola: 0490 027 458
Sata: 0401 738 854

This is a PSW Sponsored project led by Social Work, Human Services and Psychological Science students. Money raised will be donated towards the Seeds of Affinity Group,(Seeds of Affinity supports South Australian Women released from prison.)

Please come with your family , friends and community members in support of this empowering project!

Download flyer here (PDF, 850 KB)

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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

- 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

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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 to make a donation and hear more stories.

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Africa Famine Appeal – Uniting World

- Community Announcement -

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

- Community Announcement -

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

- 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. Benefit Concert (all proceeds to refugees)
    Friday 24 November, 8pm

  2. Adelaide White Ribbon March 2017
    Saturday 25 November 2017, 10am - 11:30 am

  3. Music on Flinders – Free performances
    Monday November 27th, 12.30 - 1 pm

  4. Justice4RefugeesSA
    Tuesday 28th November at 7.00pm

  5. Free Lunchtime Recitals at Pilgrim
    July 20 Cianah Harris, Harp

  6. Pilgrim Church Choir Events
    Sunday 3 December, 6pm

  7. Charity Funraiser Movie – "WONDER"
    Saturday 9th December 2017, 3pm

  8. Ministry of Silence

  9. #BringThemHere Vigil

  10. Act for Peace: Rohingya Crisis Appeal

  11. Act for Peace - Urgent Appeal

  12. Africa Famine Appeal – Uniting World

  13. Tropical Cyclone Debbie Appeal

  14. OP Shop at Scots Church Adelaide

  15. 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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