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Resources for Week Starting 20 November

Resources for Week Starting 20 November

Let us pray (in silence) [that the reign of Christ may live in our hearts and come to our world] Pause Almighty ever-living God, [or Sovereign God] it is your will to gather up all things in your beloved one, reigning in the universe in the power that is love, mercifully grant that the whole… Continue Reading

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Christchurch Faithfest

Christchurch Faithfest

On Sunday (24 November), the Feast of Christ the King, over 8,000 Roman Catholics of the Christchurch Diocese gathered in one of the few large-gathering-places left in our quake-damaged city to celebrate the Eucharist together. The day included an expo, cultural festival, and an ecumenical choral celebration. Bishop Barry Jones wrote, “Together we will thank… Continue Reading

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Christ the King & Stir up

Christ the King & Stir up

Let us pray (in silence) [that the reign of Christ may live in our hearts and come to our world] pause Almighty ever-living God, it is your will to gather up all things in your beloved one, reigning in the universe in the power that is love, mercifully grant that the whole of creation, freed… Continue Reading

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Week starting November 20

Week starting November 20

Unfortunately, the NZ Lectionary continues to make a mess of this Sunday, offering about a dozen titles for the day, a poor suggestion for the collect, a variety of reading options, and even excluding (once again!) the colour that the majority of Christians will be using for this day (White)! So – my advice: Kiwis,… Continue Reading

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Christian Simchat Torah?

Christian Simchat Torah?

Yesterday (today still in some places) was the Feast of Christ the King. Even with a future king in recent positive news, and a current king in recent negative news – we don’t really think much in terms of kings and kingdoms. So the politically correct title often becomes, “The Reign of Christ” – but,… Continue Reading

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Christ the King

Christ the King

Episcopalians (Anglicans) and Roman Catholics are again praying a similar prayer on the Feast of Christ the King – The Reign of Christ, the last Sunday of the Western Church’s year, November 22. Episcopalians will pray: Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things in your well-beloved Son, the King of… Continue Reading

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Liturgical colour/color

Liturgical colour/color

Please can you scroll down the sidebar and answer what colour you/and or your community used last Sunday, November 23. (update 18 December: that poll has now been removed and has been written about here). The liturgical colour suggested in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, like so much else here, is… Continue Reading

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