Archive Events 2011

Refugee and Migrant Sunday 2011

Refugee and Migrant Sunday is a celebration of the dignity of people who are refugees and migrants and the contribution they have made to life in Australia.  It is celebrated by the Churches together on or around the last Sunday of August each year.

Resources to assist us to mark Refugee and Migrant Sunday (28 August 2011) have been prepared again this year by the SACC Working Party

Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.     Romans 12:13-15

Refugee and Migrant Sunday Resources - 2011

Refugee and Migrant Sunday 2011 Liturgy Notes

Refugee and Migrant Sunday 2011 Fact Sheets

Refugee and Migrant Sunday 2011 Activities

Refugee and Migrant Sunday 2011 Websites and Contacts


:: Thursday 24 March 2011

Annual Ecumenical Lecture Christian unity today: post-denominational, post-colonial and missional

Lecturer: Rev’d. Dr Andrew Dutney
BA (Qld), Dip Ecum St (St Andrews), PhD (St Andrews), Grad Cert Ter Ed (Flinders), EdD (Flinders)

Andrew is Principal of Uniting College for Leadership & Theology, the Uniting Church’s theological college in SA, the President-Elect of the Uniting Church in Australia, Professor in the Department of Theology at Flinders University and the President of the Adelaide College of Divinity.   He is widely published in theology and ethics, and researches, writes and comments on religion, ethics, spirituality and society.

Venue of Event:

Room S1, Adelaide College of Divinity, 34 Lipsett Tce, Brooklyn Park (also enter from Sir Donald Bradman Dr/Beverley Ave)


:: Saturday 9 April 2011

SACC General Meeting

The General Council gathered on 9 April at the Coptic Orthodox Church, Cowandilla. Comments from participants include, “I really appreciated the beautiful singing in the Church by the children”, “generous hospitality from the church community - food, venue, gift of a Prayer Book”,  “a stimulating agenda, and time to talk/mingle”, “great participation by young people - at the meeting and in the Museum/Gallery”, “inspirational presentations by Bek Christensen, Peter Lockwood and Lorna Hallahan”.

Venue of Event:

St Mary and St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church
18-20 Goldfinch Ave, Cowandilla


:: Thursday 28 April 2011 :: 10.30am

International Workers Memorial Day

Ecumenical service to remember those who have died in the workplace

Venue of Event:

Pilgrim Uniting Church
12 Flinders Street, Adelaide


:: Tuesday 21 June 2011 :: Tuesday 21 June 2011

Domestic Violence Handbook for Clergy and Pastoral Workers - Workshop in the Barossa Valley

Purpose: to unwrap the wisdom contained in the Domestic Violence Handbook for Clergy and Pastoral Workers and to assist us in responding more faithfully to any person in a domestic violence situation who may be seeking our understanding and support.

Handbook available for download (870 KB) from UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide

Venue of Event:

Langmeil Centre, Langmeil Lutheran Church, 7 Maria Street, Tanunda


:: Tuesday 28 June 2011

Learning Together in Christ

SA Council of Churches is pleased to be able to share the recent presentation by Dr Patricia Fox rsm on Learning Together in Christ.  Download the paper (152 KB), phone 8215 0300 or email to sacc@picknowl.com.au for copy of the Powerpoint presentation.

Venue of Event:

Adelaide West Uniting Church, 312 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Brooklyn Park


:: Monday 25 July 2011 :: 9.30am to 12.30pm – Registration from 9am

Workshop in the Riverland on Domestic Violence Handbook for Clergy and Pastoral Workers

Purpose:

to unwrap the wisdom contained in the Domestic Violence Handbook for Clergy and Pastoral Workers and to assist us in responding more faithfully to any person in a domestic violence situation who may be seeking our understanding and support.

Venue of Event:

Mission Australia, 5 Kealley Street, Berri

Contact:

RSVP by 21 July or for more information, contact: Geraldine Hawkes at South Australian Council of Churches sacc@picknowl.com.au

65 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000 |Ph: 8215 0300 |Fax: 8215 0366| www.sacc.asn.au

An initiative of SA Council of Churches Theology, Welfare and Spirituality Network

:: Thursday 28 July 2011 :: 7pm

Anglican Ecumenical Network Annual Forum

The focus of the forum will be on Lay Ministry.  Forum presentations will include a presentation from Marelle Harisun, Co-Convenor of the dialogue of the Roman Catholic and Uniting Churches in South Australia.  The dialogue has recently released a paper on the theme Lay Ministry in the Roman Catholic and Uniting Churches.  There will also be some presentations by Anglican lay people in response to the dialogue paper and their experience of lay ministry.

Venue of Event:

St Andrew’s Walkerville

Contact:

RSVPs are appreciated for catering purposes. Contact Peter Burke on 8305 9295 or pburke@anglicare-sa.org.au .

:: Sunday 28 August 2011

Refugee and Migrant Sunday

Refugee and Migrant Sunday is a celebration of the dignity of people who are refugees and migrants and the contribution they have made to life in Australia.  It is celebrated by the Churches together on or around the last Sunday of August each year.


:: Wednesday 21 September or Friday 23 September

Ecumenism at the Local Level

Invitation to a Conversation
for people on Inter Church Councils and all who are interested in ecumenism at grass-roots

Contact:

RSVPs essential – thanks! - or for more information - contact Jacqui, Office Administrator
Email sacc@picknowl.com.au or Ph: 8215 0300 (Tues/Wed/Thurs)

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