Farewell to Peter and Dan There may be some secrets that these verses to you will unfold, stories of Peter and Dan that were previously untold to the whole congregation – maybe just to a precious few, but to the rest of us, of course, they are totally quite new. They were involved with those…

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­­­­I wish to take this opportunity to say thank you to the Church Council and the Congregation for the opportunity to minister with you for these last 12 years. This has been an extremely significant ministry placement. When I accepted the call to come here, I had no idea it would be my final placement.…

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Grace and peace to you all, from God our Father and Jesus the Christ. The uncertainty continues. After an announced lifting of numbers beginning the last week in June, we were all prepared to have up to 50 present at St Thomas’ for our St Thomas’ Day 50th Anniversary service, with the Moderator, the Rev’d…

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The Sermon delivered by the Moderator of the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, the Rev’d Denise Liersch, for our St Thomas’ Day/50th Anniversary service on June 28th. Due to coronavirus restrictions, the sermon was prerecorded for inclusion in our live-stream worship (as audio only). The readings were Matthew 10:40-42 (The Gospel for that Sunday) and…

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The Ministry Team from the Presbytery of Port Phillip West sent us this message for the 50th Anniversary of St Thomas’ Church: Rev’d Jeanne Beale (Deacon), Rev’d Linley Liersch, Rev’d Narelle Collas Greetings from the Presbytery on our 50th Anniversary Posted by St Thomas' Uniting Church on Friday, 26 June 2020

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Genesis 21:8-21; Matthew 10:24-39 What has compassion demanded of you this week? Where has courage been required of you? What was the cost? In the Gospel, as in the Genesis reading, there are images of family conflict, even dysfunction. But there is also a curious parallel between Hagar losing her life within the household of…

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Trinity Sunday, June 7, 2020. Readings: Genesis 1:1 – 2:4a; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20 In the name of God – Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer – source of all that is and has been. We human beings like to think in binary terms – black or white, male or female, day or night, light…

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Lectionary Readings for June Sunday 7th Trinity Sunday Gen 1:1-2: 4a; Psalm 8; 2 Cor 13: 11-13; Mt 28: 16-20 Sunday 14th Pentecost 2 Gen 18: 1-15, (21: 1-7); Psalm 116: 1-2, 12-19; Rom 5: 1-8; Mt 9: 35– 10:8 (9-23) Sunday 21st Pentecost 3 Gen 21: 8-21; Psalm 86: 1-10, 16-17; Rom 6: 1b-11;…

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