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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

Agenda and other Papers

Magill Inter Church Council celebrates 70 years of ecumenism

To celebrate 70 years of ecumenism in South Australia, Magill Inter Church Council (MICC) sponsored an “ecumenical historical walk” on Sunday 15 October 2017. Photo and more 

Ecumenical Lenten Resource 2018 : A Lenten Pilgrimage to the Heart

may we be always ready to give up what we cannot keep in order to gain what we cannot lose

SA Council of Churches also asks all who download the Resource to send their name and church to sacc@picknowl.com.au. In this way we can have a sense of its reach, and so shape future resources.
More

Domestic Violence

Handbook for Clergy and Pastoral Workers.    

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.

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

Ecumenical Landscape of SA Council of Churches: May 2017

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

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

Details - Applications Closed 
Notice of Selected Projects

Praying for Peace in the Holy Land

More information
Help grow the circle of peace                                

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     


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

Insights and Learnings

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

Insights from the Global Ecumenical Theological Institute [GETI]

Information here

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.
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Greetings from the General Secretary
Letter

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

See Father Raed's message here.