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A path back

Many of the stories of Lent this year involve pilgrimage or journey in some way. As we reflect on Psalm 32 today we find that we often get stuck in groaning all day long. ¬†We perceive that the weight of our wrongs or those done to us make it impossible […]

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Children’s Ministry resources

There are many wonderful resources for ministry available on the web. Here are some that members of St. Margaret’s involved in children’s ministry find useful: sermons 4 kids Light live (click on link at right of page) Worshiping¬†with children Christian Songs for children Uniting Church resources

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Help Eliminate Child Labour

St. Margaret’s Uniting Church, Mooroolbark, invites you to a presentation by Geoffrey Steven Kyeyune, Executive Director, Rubaga Youth Development Association, Uganda. RYDA is working with the United Nations, through its International Labour Organisation, to eliminate child labour from three districts of Kampala. The success they are experiencing brings together its […]

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Finding a heart for the law

As Jesus continues to teach the disciples in the Sermon on the Mount, we are shocked at his teachings of the law. What appears to be too difficult to live up to actually reveals a new way of living in God’s way. Jesus invites us into the heart of the […]

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Easter Worship

Maundy Thursday, April 21st, 6:30pm – Upper room meal & communion. Good Friday, April 22nd, 9:30am – ‘Into the darkness’ service. Easter Saturday vigil, April 23rd – Labyrinth prayer walk. Easter Dawn service, April 24th – Sunrise service at Lilydale lake boardwalk with Montrose and Lilydale Uniting Churches. Easter Day […]

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Ash Wednesday Worship Service

Ash Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 at 8pm in the Chapel. We mark the beginning of Lent through this worship gathering . All welcome.

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You are the light of the world

Jesus continues to teach the disciples in the ‘sermon on the mount.’ Using strong and evocative images he gives an insight to these untrained followers the depth of God’s love. You ARE the light of the world. Sermon Sunday February 6th, 2011 (pdf) St. Margaret’s Uniting Church, Mooroolbark Rev. Arnie […]

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Shrove Tuesday Pancakes

At the church, Tuesday March 8th, 6:30pm. Come to enjoy a good serve of sweet and savoury pancakes for the fundraising event for the Share appeal. All are welcome.

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Reflection Sunday January 23rd, 2011

Jesus calls Simon and Andrew, and then James and John and immediately they respond to him and appear to abandon their livelihoods. This kind of response is difficult for us to follow. As we dig deeper we discover that there are ways we might follow the call of Jesus ‘immediately’ […]

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Reflection Sunday January 16th, 2011

The prophet Isaiah recounts the call of God upon his life and invites Israel into an astounding future with God’s call upon them. We wonder how ancient words speak to us today of the call of God. Reflection Sunday 16th January (pdf) St. Margaret’s Uniting Church, Mooroolbark Rev. Arnie Wierenga

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