South Sydney Uniting Church is ecumenical (e.g. supporting the National and World Council of Churches) and inclusive,
affirming the gifts of people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations and identities. We seek peace with justice,
and the integrity of creation. We celebrate a service of Word and Sacrament (Eucharist) each Sunday at 10am.
"We acknowledge the traditional owners of this land: the Gadigal people of the Eora nation."
56a Raglan Street
Waterloo NSW 2017
Phone/Fax: 02 9319 1373
Rev. Andrew Collis
Mobile: 0438 719 470
‘Sign of the fish’
Our Christmas psalm (98) refers to sea and river creatures singing praise. “Let the sea and all within it thunder;/ the world and all its peoples./ Let the rivers clap their hands…” The fish are likened to the peoples of the earth – diverse, active, noisy, beloved … God be with you …
We need to add to our wall display. Let’s see what we can do …
Of songs such as Psalm 98 John Bell says: “Humanity opposes the divine will if, through pollution, irradiation, deforestation or some other human negligence or design [a coal mine that threatens a coral reef], the earth is prevented from offering its song.”
Recently, I learned how toxic glitter can be for fish. Plastic bags are terrible too. Do you know why? …
So, fish on the walls are a sign of God’s love and a reminder of human responsibility to care and to share. Let’s keep fishing for signs …
The church, hall and garden are accessible by way of paths and ramps. The toilets, sinks and shower, located in the hall, are wheelchair accessible. Please ask if further assistance is required.
Local healthy food. Subscribe & Pick Up Right Here At The Church
Children's Activities: Sunday, January 7 & 21, 10am. During church services, activities for children.
Gospel Conversation: Sunday, January 7, 12-
Art Class: Saturday, January 13 & 27, 12-
Contemplation/Meditation: Sunday, January 14, 12-
Birthday Celebrations and Informal Lunch: Sunday, January 21, following the church service. After church during morning tea enjoy cake and celebrate with everyone having a birthday this month and then stay for an informal and affordable lunch. There is a "lunch box" for donations to help facilitate – your contribution is much appreciated.
Wordplay Poetry Group: Saturday, February 3, 12pm meet at the Church. Bring along a favourite piece of writing and/or something you’ve written. All welcome.
Children's Activities: Sunday, February 4 & 18, 10am. During church services, activities for children.
Gospel Conversation: Sunday, February 4 & 25, 12-
Bible Study: Thursday, February 8, 7-
Art Class: Saturday, February 10 & 24, 12-
Contemplation/Meditation: Sunday, February 11, 12-
Pastoral Care: Saturday, February 17 for Elders.
Birthday Celebrations and Informal Lunch: Sunday, February 18, following the church service. After church during morning tea enjoy cake and celebrate with everyone having a birthday this month and then stay for an informal and affordable lunch. There is a "lunch box" for donations to help facilitate – your contribution is much appreciated.
Church Council: Tuesday, February 20, 6 for 6:30pm at the Church.
Worship Planning: Sunday, February 25, 12pm at the Church.