Sunday, 26 September 2021

Events of Interest

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

Free Lunchtime Recitals at Pilgrim

organ

1.00pm in the Church

Organ concert,
2nd, 4th Thursdays of the month

==+ Thursday 23rd September
==+ Organist – Peter Kelsall

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Interfaith Matters

- Community Announcement -

Wednesday 22 September, 5.45 pm for 6 pm
Hope's Cafe, corner of The Parade and Portrush Rd, Beulah Park

  • Theme: The Spiritual Being of the Child.
  • Speaker: Glenn Cupid and facilitator: Bruce Whyatt.

RSVP by Sunday, 19 September please to help Gula cook plentiful :)

Cost: $10 - $15 per person, and a gold coin donation towards Hope's much appreciated.

Liellie: 0437 794&nbps;410

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Nature Festival of South Australia

- Community Announcement -

Nature Festival of South Australia
Sunday 25 Sept – Monday 4 Oct 2021

From our own back gardens to the majesty of the Flinders, nature is central to who we are as South Australians.

More than 90% of us get out into our parks and beaches each year, and the challenges of 2020 have only further highlighted how critical nature is for our health and wellbeing.

Find your tribe, learn about new plants, attend Indigenous wisdom about nature, attend a story-telling in the bush; join a land-care group and many more.

Check out the programme of 200 possibilities!

Register your interest:
https://www.naturefestival.org.au

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Exploring Australian Indigenous Culture, Mission and Spiritualities

- Community Announcement -

Saturday 2nd October, 2.30pm - 5.30pm SA time (3pm - 6pm AEDT)
Free Online Zoom Conference


This Zoom conference, hosted by the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD) and the Australian Association for Mission Studies, will offer in-depth discussions of the Indigenous Australian culture and spirituality revealed in Michael Bowden's book "Unbreakable Rock: Exploring the Mystery of Altyerre", published on 1 October 2020.

In his book, Michael Bowden draws on over thirty years of relationship with the people and land of Central Australia to guide us into the world of Altyerre, the ancient imagery of the Arrernte people.

To see the list of conference speakers and topics, and to register for the Zoom conference, download the brochure.

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Save the date: Concert in October

- Community Announcement -

Dates: 5, 6 and 9 October at 8 pm
Concert offered by the Adelaide Day Centre & the Brian Burdekin Clinic

Tickets: $30 / $25 and concession at $15.

Please speak to Joy Germein or Liellie if you are interested to attend.

Proceeds to go to three orphanages in Asia and South Africa

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Art for a Cause

Official opening Saturday 21st August, 2.30 - 4.30 pm
Pilgrim Uniting Church, 12 Flinders St, Adelaide.

Official SALA Event for Art for a Cause.


An exhibition of paintings at Pilgrim Church by artist Priscilla Corbell-Moore as part of SALA will run in August. The proceeds of the sales will go to the homeless support centres of Hutt St and Catherine House.

To bid online for a painting or make a donation link here . . .

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Common Grace resources for Seasons of Creation

- Community Announcement -

Common Grace – A movement of people pursuing Jesus and justice.

Common Grace has created some resources for Seasons of creations, such as toolkits and information to plan for an environmentally kind September.

Research here at https://www.commongrace.org.au to find out how you can support this, make donations or consider using these in your fellowship, friendship and family groups.

Or become crafty and support Common Grace by ‘Register to Knit For Climate Action’, in solidarity with Brooke Prentice. Register here:
https://www.commongrace.org.au/knit_for_climate_action .

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POSTPONED - Uluru Statement from the Heart - SYMPOSIUM & WORKSHOP

Uluru

SYMPOSIUM - 2 JULY, 7.30PM - 9.00PM,
PILGRIM UNITING CHURCH 12, FLINDERS ST, ADELAIDE

HAS BEEN POSTPONED.
Check this site regularly for updates.

Topic:“The Statement from the Heart and Sovereignty: exploring the overall picture"
Guest speaker:
Rev Dr Chris Budden

is a Uniting Church Minister and author of Following Jesus in Invaded Space: Doing Theology on Aboriginal Land & Why Indigenous Sovereignty Should Matter to Christians.
Panel members:
Rev Dr Auntie Denise Champion
, an Adnyamathanha woman, theologian and Uniting Church minister, and author of Yarta wandatha & the recently published Anaditj: The way things are.
Rev Dr Vicky Balabanski is Senior Lecturer in New Testament at Flinders University Department of Theology, Director of Biblical Studies at the Uniting College for Leadership and Theology, and Minister of the Word in the Uniting Church in Australia.
Tarlee Leondaris, Covenanting Officer, is a proud Aboriginal woman who traces her ancestry to the Wakaya people of the Barkly Tablelands (Northern Territory).

Cost for attending the Symposum: $20 waged /$15 concession

WORKSHOP - 3 JULY, 9AM - 4PM,
UNITING COLLEGE, BROOKLYN PARK

HAS BEEN POSTPONED.
Check this site regularly for updates.

Topic:Sovereignty and the Statement from the Heart:
Listening to the voices of First Peoples'.

Speakers and facilitators include:
Rev Dr Chris Budden
Rev Dr Denise Champion
Rev Dr Vicky Balabanski
Eddie Synot (via Zoom from Sydney) Indigenous facilitators

Dusty Feet Mob from Port Augusta will do a dance presentation at lunchtime.

Cost for an individual: $30/$25
Symposium and Workshop together: $40/$30
Group registration (any size group): $50

Full details of the Work Program, Booking and Payment details are on the brochure
DOWNLOAD HERE

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OFFICIAL NAIDOC WEEK SERVICE – RECORDING


NAIDOC WEEK SERVICE
When: Sunday July 11 at 6PM
NOTE: Date changed due to COVID restrictions
Where: Pilgrim Uniting Church

This year, NAIDOC Week is celebrated from 4 - 11 July and the theme is Heal Country, heal our nation. This theme recognises that, for First Nations, ‘Country’ is more than a place and is inherent to Aboriginal identity. ‘Country’ sustains lives in every sense - spiritually, physically and culturally.

This service was RECORDED. . . LINK HERE

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Feast together!

- Community Announcement -

Gather a group for a meal to support an ex- refugee restaurant (and learn some of the cultural practices around the foods, or contact a caterer to enjoy a meal at your own church / community setting).

This may happen any time of the year. For a list of relevant restaurants (Sudanese / Uyghur / Eritrean / Kurdish etc), contact Rev Liellie McLaughlin at (Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
liellie [AT] ozemail [DOT] com [DOT] au.

(A Community Connections initiative)

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Storytelling and finding your voice CAMP-OUT

- Community Announcement -

Save the date: 5 & 6 November, Friday and Saturday
Somewhere in the hills

Storytelling and finding your voice CAMP-OUT –
5 & 6 November for a Friday evening and a Saturday, of story-telling, workshops, and interactive presentations.

Begin to assemble your tent, caravan or camper; sleeping bags, doonas, and special recipes.

Prepare yourself for a night and a day of creative story-makings (drama / poetry / painting / story and song).

Venue: somewhere in the hills.

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RAW (Random Acts of Welcome) – Hope′s lunch

- Community Announcement -

Tuesday 5 October, 1 - 2.30 pm
Hope's Cafe, corner of The Parade and Portrush Road, Beulah Park

Bring any of the following: story; a friend; a guitar; something to share and enjoy lunch with friends and newbies, or just come!

Liellie: 0437 794 410

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Landcare : Tree planting

- Community Announcement -

Tree plantings following the fires are required now in the Gumeracha area.

There is an open invitation to support Habitat Recovery Alliance in bush-fire areas, to help plant 5000 tubestock.

Please contact Ms Thompson at 0438 639 353
or register your interest in volunteering at www.bit.ly/3okPZ12.

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Community and Morialta Trust initiative – Connect 4 Children

- Community Announcement -

Tuesdays, 11 - 12.30 – Weekly event
Hope’s Café, corner of Portrush Rd and Norwood Parade, Beulah Park.

This programme aims to build support and family for marginalised families – come and chat, read a book to a toddler, build a tower, plant something or listen to a mum!

A Community Connections initiative.

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Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong Services
2021


Join the Choir of Pilgrim Church and organist
under the direction of Peter Kelsall,
for a magnificent choice of music
at the next Choral Evensong Service.


Saturdays @ 5.00 pm
6th March 10th April 8th May
5th June 10th July 14th August
11th September 9th October 13th November

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Hope’s Café – during the day

Open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 10am and 4pm
Corner Norwood Parade and Portrush Road.

Sit and meet between 11am and 4pm.

And between 11am and 2pm you can enjoy very delicious freshly made snacks and light meals, and barista made coffee, at very affordable prices.

Come along and make a friend … or be a friend ... at Hope’s Café

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(This event is brought to your attention by Leillie Mc Laughlin of Community Connections, a Pilgrim Uniting Church project)

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′Night Time Restaurant′ at Hope’s Café

- Community Announcement -

Thursday and Friday evenings, between 5:30 and 8:30 –
Hope‘s Café, corner of Norwood Parade and Portrush Road.

This fresh initiative at Hope’s Café, ‘Night time restaurant’, creates an opportunity for those who struggle to get work.

Meals: A sit-down meal on Thursday and Friday evenings, between 5:30 and 8:30, and from this week, take-away options available as well as dine in, with very reasonable prices. A great way to treat your friends and assist shut-ins as the food (Southern Asian influence via the great chef: John) is yum.

Come enjoy the food and conversation! A BYO option is available.

Bookings: Rebecca: 0499338836 to book. You are welcome to enter the 'name the night time caf' competition.

(This event is brought to your attention by Leillie Mc Laughlin of Community Connections, a Pilgrim Uniting Church project)

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Books for Lesotho

Books for Lesotho (B4L) is an incorporated non- government not-for-profit organisation set up to provide books for libraries in schools in the Kingdom of Lesotho, a small mountainous country located in the North East of South Africa. B4L was set up by David and Liz Linn to support the dream of a local librarian whom they had met during one of their many visits.

The books are mainly collected from schools and libraries from South Australia and interstate that cull their books regularly. Good quality books are sorted in age groups, packed in boxes (all by volunteers) and sent on pallets via ship and land transport to Lesotho where they are distributed by two organisations: the Transformation Resource Centre (an ecumenical social justice organisation) and the Rotary Club of Maloti.

Since the start of the project in 2007 – 182,389 books have been sent.

David and Liz have visited Lesotho regularly and have seen first-hand the benefits for the children in schools. Recently however they were approached by Mr Matsobane Putsoa, a member of the Rotary Club of Maloti, requesting theology books for the local Morija Theological Seminary, which to quote him ‘belongs to Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa, a Presbyterian denomination, where they train their Pastors and Evangelists.’

The Board of B4L has agreed to this request providing funding for extra costs is obtained. Recently a pallet load of theology books had been gathered ready to pack and send; Tabor College, St Barnabas College and, with the support of Tim Hein and Cheryl McCullum, Malvern Uniting Church, have provided books culled from their libraries. Uniting College is also being approached.

Some internal costs are covered in Lesotho but it costs B4L on average $1,080 plus local costs (VAT and agent fees) of $190 to send each pallet, totally financed by donations. The need to cover the costs of sending the pallet of books, budgeted to be $1,270 remains.

If you would like to donate, either books or money, please visit the Books for Lesotho website at this link: www.booksforlesotho.org.

The full story of Books for Lesotho can also be followed via their website.

Contact details:
Books for Lesotho Inc. Phone: (+61) 0418 877 112
E: (Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
enquiries [AT] booksforlesotho [DOT] org
W: www.booksforlesotho.org
F: www.facebook.com/booksforlesotho

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Random Acts of Welcome friendship programme – Phone, or Zoom, or ...

- Community Announcement -

Random Acts of Welcome friendship-programme 'in the middle of the air'.



Would you like to meet someone new, and chat about topics which always interested you / you never heard of? All are invited to take part in making a new friend via phone / Zoom or connecting in other ways, in small groups of 2 or 3's.

The invitation is open-ended until the physical distancing ends, but you are welcome to continue. Resources to provide guidelines, optimise connection while being safe create connections with people across culture / age and gender will be provided, but guided by you.

Learning about others in same or different cultures, maybe with the aid of sharing recipe's or ways of celebrating, or via conversations about language, hobbies or interests may create great avenues to build bridges and provide a focus for celebrations when we can meet face-to-face?

This initiative aims to connect people for 3 conversations only, unless negotiated otherwise?

Please contact Liellie at 0437794410 / (Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
liellie [AT] ozemail [DOT] com [DOT] au if interested.

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RAW (Random Acts of welcome) friendship via the phone.

- Community Announcement -

Please contact us if you feel like sharing insights on being shut in during this pandemic, as locals, International students, new arrivals, oldies, are all struggling due to lack of connections with random communities.

A simple guideline is developed to enable conversations to be constructive, enriching and fun.

Please contact Liellie via email ((Use '.' and '@' signs when you copy this address.)
liellie [AT] ozemail [DOT] com [DOT] au) if you are interested to participate anytime.

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Events of Interest


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  1. Free Lunchtime Recitals at Pilgrim
    ==> Thursday 29th November

  2. Interfaith Matters
    Wednesday 22 September, 5.45 pm for 6 pm

  3. Nature Festival of South Australia
    Sunday 25 Sept – Monday 4 Oct 2021

  4. Exploring Australian Indigenous Culture, Mission and Spiritualities
    Saturday 2nd October, 2.30pm - 5.30pm SA time (3pm - 6pm AEDT)

  5. Save the date: Concert in October
    Dates: 5, 6 and 9 October at 8 pm

  6. Art for a Cause
    Official opening Saturday 21st August, 2.30 - 4.30 pm

  7. Common Grace resources for Seasons of Creation

  8. POSTPONED - Uluru Statement from the Heart - SYMPOSIUM & WORKSHOP
    SYMPOSIUM - 2 JULY, 7.30PM - 9.00PM,

  9. OFFICIAL NAIDOC WEEK SERVICE – RECORDING
    When: Sunday July 11 at 6PM

  10. Feast together!

  11. Storytelling and finding your voice CAMP-OUT
    Save the date: 5 & 6 November, Friday and Saturday

  12. RAW (Random Acts of Welcome) – Hope′s lunch
    Tuesday 5 October, 1 - 2.30 pm

  13. Landcare : Tree planting

  14. Community and Morialta Trust initiative – Connect 4 Children

  15. Choral Evensong
    6th March

  16. Hope’s Café – during the day

  17. ′Night Time Restaurant′ at Hope’s Café

  18. Books for Lesotho

  19. Random Acts of Welcome friendship programme – Phone, or Zoom, or ...

  20. RAW (Random Acts of welcome) friendship via the phone.














































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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