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South Australian Council of Churches - nurturing and nourishing the understanding, spiritual growth and practice of ecumenism across the Churches of South Australia.


Walking Together: Conversations of the Heart

AGM - Saturday 21 October 2017

9am - 1pm, Happy Valley Church of Christ, 179 Hub Drive, Aberfoyle Park http://www.hvcoc.com/.
Registrations open Email sacc@picknowl.com.au or Ph 82150300

The main focus will be on Ecumenical Partnership in the Mission of Christ.
SACC network is invited to consider: In what ways does your church act with other Christians on education, advocacy and fundraising to help alleviate poverty, oppression and injustice in Australia and overseas?
See background paper and the four questions

Domestic Violence

Handbook for Clergy and Pastoral Workers.    

Leaning into the Spirit: discernment, decision-making and reception

The 4th International Conference on Receptive Ecumenism, from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 November 2017, in Canberra.
More information

Praying for Peace in the Holy Land

More information
Help grow the circle of peace                                

Ecumenical Bequest to assist in the work of Refugees and Displaced Persons

Details - Applications Closed 
Notice of Selected Projects

Receptive Ecumenism

Healing Gifts for Wounded Hands: The promise and potential of Receptive Ecumenism - a booklet to assist us all in the way of Receptive Ecumenism: updated


For other Receptive Ecumenism resources, see here.

Ecumenical Landscape of SA Council of Churches: May 2017

Ecumenical Landscape (printable version)
Ecumenical Landscape (online reading version)

Port Pirie Diocesan Assembly 2017 - Building Bridges of Peace (500 years since the Reformation)

Reflections
Ecumenical Service Bridges of Peace
Homily - Ecumenical Celebration of the Word - 4.4.2017

SACC 70th Birthday Celebrations Saturday 29 April 2017

Minutes
A Vision - 70 years from now
Outline [Agenda] of the celebrations
Reflections - for sharing in your newsletters together with your own reflections and photos
Image and reflections by Heshmat Keroloss
Presentation on the day (available until 21 December 2017)
Photos of the day

Recognition, Reconciliation and Relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the churches in South Australia

More information     


Prospects and Challenges for the Ecumenical Movement in the 21st Century

Insights from the Global Ecumenical Theological Institute [GETI]

Information here

Ecumenical Lenten Resource for 2018

The theme is A Lenten Pilgrimage to the Heart. Writing is well under way and the resource will be available by November 2017. 

Formation and Education for Leadership in Ecumenism in the Spirit of Christ

Insights and Learnings

Healing our Broken Life: Living More Fully our Love and Unity in Christ - in, with, and for our world

Insights & Reflections on the visit of Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary, World Council of Churches to South Australia on 14 October 2016.
[Enlarge Picture]

Greetings from the General Secretary
Letter

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People: 29 November 2016

See Father Raed's message here.