Posts from February 2023

Posts from February 2023

Wednesday 1 March 2023

Father God, we become anxious for our safety. We don’t like disruptions, or unexpected phone calls. Give us the courage to step out and act on the promises of God. Amen.

Knitting group gathered today for a yarn!

The MUC knitting group recommenced for their first gathering for 2023! They met in the spacious Community Space 6 and had a great afternoon knitting. They create (knit or crochet) warm garments and soft toys for newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers For those interested, the group meets on the 4th Monday of the month at 1:30pm. But if you can’t attend, but are keen to support and do some knitting – feel free to download the blanket square pattern…

Tuesday 28 February 2023

Father God, we often feel very comfortable in our own space. Help us to step out of our space in faith and live with discomfort knowing you travel with us. Amen.

Monday 27 February 2023

Father God, we are so privileged to be blessed to be a blessing to others. Help us to share this blessing and be comfortable with the knowledge that it is a gift from you. Amen.

Saturday 25 February 2023

Father God, we at times struggle to understand and work with boundaries. Even when they are written down, we prefer to exercise our own boundaries at the expense of others. Remind us of our responsibility to care for and support those around us. Amen

Friday 24 February 2023

Father God, we are reminded again of God’s Grace. Let us rest in this simple truth even though it is at times so difficult to understand. Amen

Thursday 23 February 2023

Father God, open our eyes and our minds to the tears of creation. Under the beauty of a rainbow, let us see the deep scars of soil erosion. Remind us of our responsibility to till and keep your precious garden. Amen

Daily Lent Reflections

As we enter the season of Lent (22 Feb – 6 April) the Learning and Discipleship Portfolio has created daily reflection based on the Lectionary for the 40 days of Lent will be prepared by members of Manningham Uniting Church.

Wednesday 22 February 2023

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6: 21 Bible Reading Matthew 6: 16-21 Prayer Father God, awaken us to the reality of life for those whose only treasure is life itself, as they struggle to live from one day to the next. Amen To Ponder I have often asked myself, what do I treasure. Having been invited to visit a smoking rubbish tip in Manila, the word treasure took on a different meaning for…

Salt and Light

Both services on Sunday 5 February were looking at the Matthew chapter 5 versus 13-20 reading. Looking a salt and light. Fellowship@10 had a reflection with Rev Swee Ann Koh who shared his reflection on this theme along with music and prayers along the same theme. Download the reflection from this service here: Download here. During the service members were encouraged turn to the person beside them and affirm to them “You are the salt of the earth, you are…