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
Prayer Meeting: Heather and Miriam meet at 7.30am in the church most Saturday mornings for prayer. Please let them know if you’d like to join them or have a prayer offered on your behalf.
Wordplay: Wednesdays, April 1 & 15, 6-
Art Class: Saturdays, April 11 & 25, 12-
Children’s Activities: Sundays, April 12 and 26. During worship, activities for children.
Food Donations: Sunday, April 12. Donations of non-
Birthday Celebrations: Sunday, April 12. After church during morning tea enjoy cake and celebrate with everyone having a birthday this month. Contact Naomi for details.
Informal Lunch: Sunday, April 19. Meet after church for an informal and affordable lunch. There is a “lunch box” for donations to help facilitate – your contribution is much appreciated. Contact Naomi for details.
‘To end all sacrifices’
Metaphors matter. Our psalm and gospel present the metaphor of God as shepherd; Jesus
as good or godly shepherd. A metaphor of strength and tenderness; earthy, universal
– uniting all human and non-
This past week brings the special danger of conflating the gospel’s subversion of
sacrifice in the nonviolent name of Jesus the Victim-
A commonality is the injunction to remember (lest we forget); to remember well that we might understand, learn, even change and grow. Today’s homily, then, revisits some past reflections on the metaphor of good or godly shepherding, before attending to some recent historical work on the Anzac legend. God be with you ...
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.
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