St Kilda Uniting Church Prayer for home 1

Prayer of Home for Everyone

Loving God,   We pray for a place to belong, A place to gather ourselves. Whether a room, a building, a region, a community, cyberspace, We pray for a place to pause and to know You.   May our homes, and places of gathering Be filled with Your love May we experience the sanctuary Giving…

St Kilda Uniting Church Non Christians

No religion

Last Sunday I was part of the Council for Christians and Jews AGM, chaired by our moderator Denise Liersh. She spoke about the discussion on prayer that she was part of as a multifaith advisor to the Victorian Parliament. Members of the advisory group really valued having the Lord’s Prayer to begin each parliamentary session.…

St Kilda Uniting Church Time to say goodbye

Con te partiro`

Con te partiro` – A recording of a song by this name has become Andrea Bocelli’s signature song. It became a best-selling single around the world in many countries. It translates literally as ‘With you I shall leave’.  It was popularised under the title ‘Time to say goodbye’ but it doesn’t really capture what the…

St Kilda Uniting Church Happinsess

Happiness

I try to get a walk into my daily routine. COVID or no COVID. I also have a favourite café around the corner from home that has great coffee. It’s where I go either for a sit-down drink or a take-away. When we first moved here 3 years ago the café had the unusual name…

St Kilda Uniting Church Thin Places

Thin Places

As we clamber slowly out of lockdowns and restrictions start to ease, we can look forward to a bit of stability with some degree of hopefulness. It’s been a long journey and it has not ended yet. This morning (Friday), while sitting on my favourite bench with my skinny ‘flat-white’ take-away, I found myself drifting…