Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Events of Interest

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

150 Psalms

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LEADERSHIP - Psalm 129:2

March 2 at 1PM
- at Pilgrim Uniting Church,
12 Flinders Street.
For program details and booking: link here . . .



POWER & OPPRESSION - Psalm 30:10

March 3 at 1PM
- at Pilgrim Uniting Church,
12 Flinders Street.
For program details and booking: link here . . .


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Exhibition – ‘People’ - works by artist Helen Sherriff

Pilgrim Uniting Church
3 February - 28 February 2020

The exhibition will be open to the public during 'Open Church' hours, 12-2 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Helen Sherriff's 'People' exhibition shows a selection of paintings from 1990 to the present, depicting people she has met, as well as portrayals of imagined Biblical characters. Historical figures are seen through twenty first century eyes and present-day people from a faith perspective. The heritage of Christian art has been an inspiration and a challenge. You can see references to classical art from icons to the work of Albrecht Durer, but often traditional perspectives are challenged, as a female point of view brings to light previously disregarded information.

The 20 works include acrylic and oil painting on canvas and wood, textiles, collage and mosaics.

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Job′s Café – come and support job-seekers

- Community Announcement -

Tuesday 25 February, 6.00 - 8.00 pm
Rear of Clayton Church, cnr Norwood Parade and Portrush Road, Beulah Park

Topic: Jobs Café Successes: Five of our Job Seekers who have found Jobs.

The project's aim, to assist those seeking work, has seen some success: in just over four months the Jobs Café Register stands at 115 and continues to grow. Thirty three registrants have secured work.

Contact:
 Phone: 0435 012 057 / 0437 794 410
 Email: (Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
pjh2002 [AT] gmail [DOT] com

Supported by Community connections

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Interfaith Forum – Aboriginal Spirituality and faith discussions.

- Community Announcement -

Wednesday 26 February, 5.30 for 6 pm - 8 / 8.30
Hope’s Café, corner of Norwood Parade and Portrush Road, Beulah Park.

Theme: Aboriginal Spirituality and faith discussions.

Presenter: Tarlee Leondaris (Covenanting and International Mission Officer:UCA) and Rhanee Tsetsakos (Author, poet and artist).

Dinner $10 - $15 pp & gold coin donation towards Hope’s Caf.

Please RSVP by 23 February to Liellie at 0437794410 or (Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
Liellie [AT] ozemail [DOT] com [DOT] au.

A Community Connections initiative.

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Fringe event: "The Nights" by Henry Naylor.

- Community Announcement -

Thursday eve, 27 February at 9.30 pm
The Arch at Holden Street Theatre,
 34 Holden St, Hindmarsh, SA, 5007

"The Nights" by Henry Naylor:
A returning Jihadi bride, an Islamophobic journalist & an antique dealer with a violent past all collide in a dark, timely tale.

Three-time Fringe First Winner Henry Naylor is 'The Fringe's unofficial star-writer-in-residence' (The Spectator), with his plays having won, or been nominated for, over 35 global awards.

Come and watch a show at the Fringe and share a chat afterwards.

Ticket prices: $20.00 to $28.00
Duration of show: 60 min
Book online HERE.

Please contact Liellie at 0437 794 410 for questions.

A Community Connections Initiative

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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 March 2nd, 12.30 - 1pm
    Daz Werner

    Daz Werner known as Big Daz is a singer, songwriter and guitarist who performs songs from 90's rock to classic hits and a range of original tunes. Known as the host of 'In Seen' music show at the Seacliffe SLSC, and host of Thursdays Jam Club at The Duke Hotel, Big Daz offers something for everyone when he performs.


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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Exhibition – ‘My Musicians’ - works by artist Hugh Adamson

Pilgrim Uniting Church
28 February to 27 March 2020

The exhibition will be open to the public during 'Open Church' hours, 12-2 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Hugh’s ‘Musicians’ exhibition is about the vitality and virtuosity of human beings as musicians.

It is a display that evokes the suggestion of movement with its deliberate ‘mistakes’ and blurred lines.

The expressions and connection of the musicians with their instruments makes for an impression of living, breathing performers showing their emotional connection to their instruments.

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Buoyancy - a movie about slavery and the Thai fishing industry

- Community Announcement -

Tuesday March 3, 10.45am, and Sunday March 15, 4pm
Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett St, Adelaide SA

In 2019, Vannak Anan Prum spoke in the 9.30am service at Pilgrim Church, about his experience with slavery and the Thai fishing industry. It was a very moving service, and at the time Vannak made available his harrowing memoir, ‘The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea’. Didy Pederick’s son Ben and daughter Jocelyn were integral to the re-telling of Vannak’s story.

Now a movie covering the same territory as the book is showing at the Mercury Cinema, for a limited season (Tuesday March 3, 10.45am, and Sunday March 15, 4pm). The movie traces the story of 14-year-old Chakra who is sold as a slave labourer to the captain of a Thai fishing vessel. The captain's rule on board is cruel and arbitrary.

Read more here: Thai fishing industry.

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Time for a Treaty with the First Peoples

Friday March 20, 7.00 pm, at Pilgrim Uniting Church

You are invited to hear the challenge of Anne Patel Gray

Time for the Churches to Promote
a Treaty with the First Peoples

Anne Patel Gray is a forceful Aboriginal woman, who was a key speaker at the Common Dreams Conference held in Sydney in July 2019.

She challenges us:
  • to take the Uluru Statement of the Heart seriously;

  • to acknowledge Aboriginal sovereignty;

  • to ensure that the voice of the first peoples is heard;

  • to recognise the contribution Aboriginal spirituality makes to Australian culture and above all to urge the Government to make a treaty that contributes positively to the future of our country.

Friday March 20, 7 pm, at Pilgrim Uniting Church

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Regular weekly lunches at Hopes Cafe

- Community Announcement -

Wednesdays and Fridays, 12 noon
Hopes Cafe, corner of Portrush Rd and Norwood Parade, Norwood

Drop in to chat with refugees / new arrivals and members from the wider community, to assist English conversation and validation of the new arrival.

Also a great Goodies op-shop for a new outfit / make a donation.

Free /gold coin donation.

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Job's Café

- Community Announcement -

Please contact us (details below) if you know of any jobs to assist our job –seekers, or let us know if you would like to mentor or assist an ex-refugee or new migrant to find a job or be part of a Think-tank to support those who have ideas or dreams of starting with a start-up!

Please contact Peter Habel 0435 012 057 or Liellie at 0437 794 410.

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Free Organ Recitals at Pilgrim

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In recess for Christmas / New Year – recitals will resume in March.

From Thursday 12 March 2020, recitals will be held on the
2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month,
1 pm in the church.

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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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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

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. 150 Psalms
    March 2 at 1PM

  2. Exhibition – ‘People’ - works by artist Helen Sherriff
    3 February - 28 February 2020

  3. Job′s Café – come and support job-seekers
    Tuesday 25 February, 6.00 - 8.00 pm

  4. Interfaith Forum – Aboriginal Spirituality and faith discussions.
    Wednesday 26 February, 5.30 for 6 pm - 8 / 8.30

  5. Fringe event: "The Nights" by Henry Naylor.
    Thursday eve, 27 February at 9.30 pm

  6. Music on Flinders – Free performances
    Monday March 2nd, 12.30 - 1pm

  7. Exhibition – ‘My Musicians’ - works by artist Hugh Adamson
    28 February to 27 March 2020

  8. Buoyancy - a movie about slavery and the Thai fishing industry
    Tuesday March 3, 10.45am, and Sunday March 15, 4pm

  9. Time for a Treaty with the First Peoples
    Friday March 20, 7.00 pm, at Pilgrim Uniting Church

  10. Regular weekly lunches at Hopes Cafe

  11. Job's Café

  12. Free Organ Recitals at Pilgrim
    From Thursday 12 March 2020, recitals will be held on the

  13. #BringThemHere Vigil

  14. Act for Peace: Rohingya Crisis Appeal

  15. OP Shop at Scots Church Adelaide

  16. 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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