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Comrie St,
Wanniassa ACT
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9:30am Sundays

Sermons and Reflections

Written by President of the UCA Assembly, Dr Deidre Palmer, six months after the Fifteenth Assembly

Gracious and loving God,

We thank you for the Uniting Church in Australia,

for the ways your Spirit empowers us

to participate in your liberating mission in the world.

You call us to be your Pilgrim People,

responsive to your leading,

as we witness to your reconciling love in our communities.

Jan 10, 2019

Baptism of Jesus

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Luke 3:15-22 & Psalm 29

The words of this week's texts declare the mystery, power, and terrible beauty of the saving power of God. In poetic and powerful images, creation is described, and the concepts of spirit and water are explored. We find chaos in mind-blowing proportions, impenetrable darkness, all-conquering light, storms, supernatural winds, floods, trees being uprooted, calm in the midst of the storm as God is depicted enthroned on the flood, the united voice of all in the temple crying out "Glory!," the image of the wild-eyed, wildly clothed John pronouncing salvation through the pouring of water, the powerful picture of the heavens splitting apart and the divine reaching out to touch the earth. Both the images and the sound scapes of these texts are overwhelming, even terrifying at times. The voice of God, the presence of God, the power of the divine to transform, is not only mysterious, but deeply evocative and deeply disturbing.

Jan 6, 2019

Story of the star

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A few years ago, just before Christmas, a fairly terrible documentary about looking for the star of Bethlehem graced our TV screens.
All sorts of alleged scientific and historical ‘facts’ were brought into play to demonstrate that the star was a real phenomenon, and the wise men real historical figures. At best, it was pseudo-science. At worst, it fed into the hands of the likes of Richard Dawkins, by deluding itself and its viewers about the historical nature of this narrative.

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Quote for today

...But you know Him, for He lives with you, and will be in you. John14:17

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Comrie Street
Wanniassa ACT 2903

PO Box 423
Erindale Centre ACT 2903 

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About Our Church

Our faith community began in 1975 as a small ecumenical gathering of people who settled in the new Canberra township of Tuggeranong. We have grown with the Tuggeranong Community, and our parish centre is the hub for our work, as a place of worship, of gathering, fellowship and ministry.

We come together for authentic and Christ-centred worship. While we worship in a variety of styles, we share a common focus on faithfully listening for God’s Word and sharing His kindness and compassion with others. We express our love for God and others through a range of ministries, and connections with our community.

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