Archive Events 2014

Receptive Ecumenism Annual Lecture/Mini Conference, October 2014

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Ecumenical Lenten Resource 2014: Living the Easter Mystery

Booklet, Flyer or Guidelines for Leaders and Participants.

See photo from recent Ecumenical Lenten Group in Pt Augusta, including people from Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress, Lutheran, Catholic, Anglican and Uniting Churches.

:: Prayer Circle

We invite you and your Church communities, as a sign of our love for one another, to pray especially each month for a particular SACC Member Church - for their growth and greater flourishing in the way of Christ.

Prayer Circle: February 2014 – December 2014

Feb: Anglican Church of Australia: Dioceses of Adelaide, The Murray and Willochra
Mar: Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide and Diocese of Port Pirie
Apr: Churches of Christ in South Australia/Northern Territory
May: Coptic Orthodox Church, Diocese of Melbourne and Affiliated Regions
June: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia – District of SA and NT
July: Lutheran Church of Australia - South Australia and Northern Territory District
Aug: Religious Society of Friends South Australia Regional Meeting
Sep: Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of Australia and New Zealand – SA Parish
Oct: Salvation Army South Australian Division
Nov: St Urael Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church in South Australia Inc
Dec: Uniting Church in Australia – Synod/Presbytery of South Australia

:: Thursday 13 February 2014 :: 7am-9 am

Reconciliation SA: Annual Anniversary of the Apology - Breakfast

The breakfast is held to honour the members of the Stolen Generations and continue to inform the non-Aboriginal community about their ongoing needs.

Venue of Event:

Adelaide Convention Centre


Join SA Council of Churches Table – for bookings and payment arrangements, contact Jacqui Liu e: or phone: 8215 0300
Closing Date: 4 February 2014
Or gather your own table from your congregation – see

:: Friday 7 March 2014

World Day of Prayer

Theme: Streams in the Desert.
More information please click.

:: Saturday 22 March 2014 :: 9.30am arrival, commence 10am conclude 2.30pm

Ecumenical Quiet Day - The Lord’s Prayer

A time of input, prayer and reflection during Lent. To be led by The Most Rev Jeffrey Driver, Rev Rob Williams and Dr Patricia Fox RSM


A contribution of $ 5 is invited on the day

Venue of Event:

Christ Church
62 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide


Catering: BYO snack/lunch, tea/coffee provided
RSVP essential, or for more information, contact Jacqui Liu or Geraldine Hawkes or Ph: 8215 0300.

:: Wednesday 2 April 2014, 7pm - 8.30pm

Persecution of Christians in the Middle East: the Christian Response

Guest speakers: Dr Patrick Sookhdeo, International Director of Barnabas Fund, and Ms Caroline Kerslake

The mission of the Barnabas Fund is to support Christians where they are in a minority and suffer discrimination, oppression and persecution as a consequence of their faith. Our goal is to strengthen Christian individuals, churches and their communities by providing material and spiritual support in response to needs identified by local Christian leaders.


A cntribution of $ 10/$ 5 is invited

Venue of Event:

Cynthia Poulton Hall (grounds of St Peter's Cathedral), 27 King William Road, Adelaide


RSVP to Helen Williams or Ph: 8215 0300
Organised by SA Council of Churches together with Anglican Ecumenical Network

:: Saturday 5 April 2014 :: 8.45am - 1pm

SA Council of Churches General Meeting – All welcome

Some focal areas for us will be:
• Praying with and hearing the stories from the Aboriginal Catholic community
• Ecumenical Learning and Receptive Ecumenism
• World Council of Churches 10th Assembly: Reflections

Venue of Event:

The Otherway Centre, Aboriginal Catholic Ministry
80 Payneham Road, Stepney


To RSVP please contact Helen Williams or Ph: 8215 0300

:: Palm Sunday, April 13 2014, 2pm

Walk for Justice for Refugees

Meet on the steps of Parliament  House, and on to Light Square, via Currie St
How can your church or agency create awareness of this gathering of people concerned for the welfare of refugees and asylum seekers?
• Banners on churches drawing attention to refugees and asylum seekers
• Promote with newsletter and web presence
• Social media hashtag will be #justice4refugees (twitter, facebook, Instagram)
• Churches to ring bells, as possible, all who seek asylum, for 10 minutes from at 2pm on 13 April [the day of the Walk]
• Show up – with family, friends, colleagues…

Venue of Event:

On the steps of Parliament House

:: Monday 12 May 2014

Taizé Community: Visit to SA

Brother Matthew, from the Taizé community, will visit South Australia. He will meet with various groups, including Church Leaders. Other events, especially for School Chaplains, Youth Ministers and Young Adults are as below.
These gatherings offer an opportunity for prayer, to hear news of the Taizé Community and to share ideas about plans for celebrations in South Australia in February 2015 to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Taizé Community, and 100th anniversary of Brother Roger’s birth.  Brother Alois, the current Prior of the community, will be attending the events next year. 
More information about the Taizé Community.

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