Archive events 2016

World Council of Churches to Adelaide on 14 October 2016

SA Council of Churches is delighted to let you know that Rev Dr Olav Fyske Tveit, the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), will visit Adelaide on Friday 14 October 2016.
A programme of events, including:
     • Lecture/Presentation by Rev Dr Olav Fyske Tveit
     • Panel Conversation with SA Church Leaders including Bishop Tim Harris [Anglican], Dr Deidre Palmer [Uniting], Archbishop Philip Wilson [Roman Catholic], and Bishop Suriel [Coptic Orthodox]
will be held between 10.30am – 3.15pm on 14 October at St Mary and Anba Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church, 18 Goldfinch Ave, Cowandilla. 
Programme here.  Registrations essential to sacc@picknowl.com.au

9th Forum of the National Council of Churches in Australia [NCCA]

The NCCA 9th Triennial Forum was held in Sydney from 24-27 June 2016.
Report

Support for Refugee and Asylum Seekers - Resources

Refugee and Migrant Sunday - 28 August 2016

More information here

:: Parliamentary Year Opening

Opening of the Parliamentary Year 2016


2016

January

Thursday
7 Christmas Day (Orthodox)

February

Thursday
Wednesday
11
10

March

Monday
Friday
Sunday
Friday
Sunday

14
4
20
25
27

Palm Sunday (Western)
Good Friday (Western)
Easter Sunday (Western)

April

Sunday
Thursday
Friday

24
28
29

Palm Sunday (Orthodox)
International Workers Memorial Day
Good Friday (Orthodox)

May

Sunday
Sunday
Saturday
Sunday
Friday

1
8
14
15
27

Easter Sunday (Orthodox)
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (8-17 May 2016)
SACC General Meeting Adelaide Congress Ministry
Pentecost (Western)
National Reconciliation Week (27 May-3 June 2016)

June

Sunday
Sunday
Friday
5
19
24
World Environment Day
Pentecost (Orthodox)
NCCA 9th Triennial Forum (24-27 June 2016)

July

Sunday
Sunday
3
31
NAIDOC Week (3-10 July 2016)
National Missing Persons Week (31 July-6 August)

August

Sunday

28

Refugee and Migrant Sunday

September

Sunday
Wednesday
Sunday

18
21
25

Social Justice Sunday

October

Friday
Sunday

14
16

Anti-Poverty Week (16-22 October)

November

Saturday
Friday

19
25

SACC Annual General Meeting Australian Lutheran College
Domestic Violence - White Ribbon Day

December

Saturday
Sunday
3
25

International Day of People with Disability
Christmas Day


Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

8-15 May 2016

Theme for 2016: Called to Proclaim the Mighty Acts of the Lord (cf. I Peter 2:9)
More information
Prayer cards are also available for purchase through QCT, see here.

World Day of Prayer

4 March 2016

More information

Opening of the Parliamentary Year 2016

Sermon
Order of Service

Ecumenical Lenten Resource 2016

Return to God: divine grace and human struggle

All insights from the journey ‘Return to God: Divine Grace and Human Struggle’ will help shape future resources. Please gather them up and send to Ecumenical Lenten Resource 2016, c/- Geraldine Hawkes, SA Council of Churches – or post to 65 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000.