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Events

170331 St Stephens Uniting Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 March 2017
Events include: C. Zhang, Violin; T. Watt, Violin; Courtly Music (oboe, voice and strings); Q Trio; Tenor and Pianist. At 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
170322 St Hurmizd Cathedral

NSW Ecumenical Council: Prayers for Peace, mid Lent

22 March 2017
Participate in prayers, songs of peace and musical contributions from member churches at 7:30 to 8:30 pm (followed by supper) at the Assyrian Church of the East (St Hurmizd's Cathedral) at 7-9 Greenfield Park Rd, Greenfield. More information
170325 Bundeena

Eremos—Retreat on the waterfront at Bundeena

25 March 2017
Led by the Eremos Retreat Team, 10am to 4pm at Bundeena House. Morning tea and lunch included. More information and booking details
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Eremos Quiet Morning: Reflecting on the Easter narrative, depicted by Art

8 April 2017
Artworks, by 16 artists from diverse backgrounds, are on display at The Gallery Space, Northmead Creative & Performing Arts High School, 28 Campbell St, Northmead, from 4 to 17 April. These will challenge our thinking on the familiar narrative in new ways. Come to a reflection on these, led by Bethany South, with an introduction to the artworks by Doug Purnell, the curator, with time for prayer and personal reflection. 10am to 1pm. More information and bookings
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Aquinas Academy Course—Film Lectio I: Creativity in Autumn Sonata (repeat)

28 March; 4 and 11 April
In Autumn Sonata, writer/director Ingmar Bergman examines the strained relationship between a mother and daughter. This film leads to exploration of the sources of our own unique creativity and what may be blocking these? Led by Marie Biddle RSJ, MA, MTh and Michael Whelan SM, PhD. 10am–12 noon each day at Level 5, 141 Harrington Street, Sydney. $144 pp, including notes. More information and booking details
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Christ Church St Laurence: J S Bach B Minor Mass

2 April 2017
The Choir of CCSL, directed by Dr Neil McEwan, and accompanied by the St Laurence Baroque Orchestra, will perform J S Bach's Mass in B Minor at 3pm at the Church at 812 George St, Sydney (just near Railway Square). Tickets at the door. $40 (or $30 concession). More information
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Launch of Equal Voices

3 April 2017
Equal Voices will be officially launched by the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG. Equal Voices is a non-denominational, ecumenical movement of Australian Christians working for reconciliation in the church, equipping LGBTIQ+ people, their friends and advocates to bring into being a truly welcoming and inclusive Australian church. 6:30–9pm, commencing with refreshments. At Pitt St Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street Sydney. More information and registration
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Spirituality in the Pub: Media, Culture, Ministry and Magic

5 April 2017
Tonight we explore some of the influences that the media has on our lives and how it shapes our culture. Hear Justice Francois Kunc, Judge of the Supreme Court, NSW, and Emma Alberici, TV journalist and presenter of ABC's Lateline. MC is Geraldine Doogue. As usual, 7:30–9:00pm at the Paddington RSL, 220 Oxford St Paddington. All welcome. More information
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J. S. Bach: St John Passion

7 April 2017
The Choir of St James, King St and the BachBand@St James at 7:00pm at Angel Place. Co-presented with the City recital Hall. More information and booking details
170428 St Stephens Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

7, 21 and 28 April, 2017
Events include: Duncan Gardiner (guitar) with Setsu Masuda (piano); Peter Leung (saxophone); and Christopher Trikilis (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
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Australian Religious Response to Climate Change: Non-Violent Direct Actions (NVDA)

8 April 2017
The ARRCC is hosting a one day workshop with facilitators specialising in NVDA skills development and the spirituality of non-violence. You may want to be involved in such action or just learn about what civil resistance involves. A safe place with plenty of opportunities to raise questions and concerns. 10:00–4:00pm at the Community Room, level 8, Pilgrim House, 262 Pitt St. More information
170420 St Peters Cremorne

St Peter's Cremorne: Service of Commencement of Ministry for new Rector

20 April 2017
The Rev. Timothy St Quinton will be inducted as Rector at 7pm by the Most Reverend Dr Glenn Davies, Archbishop of Sydney. More information and RSVP details [PDF]
170421 Johan Vexo

Grand Organ Recital Series at St Marys Cathedral

21 April 2017
Hear Johann Vexo, organist for both the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the Cathedral of Nancy, France. 7:00pm; tickets $20. More information and bookings
170423 CCSL Organ

Organ recital—Christ Church St Laurence

23 April 2017
Joshua Ryan, organ scholar at Christ Church St Laurence, will be the monthly recitalist on the historic 1892 Hill & Son Organ. 2:00 pm, 812 George St, Sydney (just near Railway Square). Entry by 'note' donation, no bookings are necessary. Followed by afternoon tea. More information
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Spirituality in the Pub: Room at the Table

3 May 2017
How can we as individuals and as members of society be enriched by the contributions of all? Speakers: Fr Peter Maher OAM, Parish Priest, St Joseph's Catholic Church, Newtown and advocate for LGBTI rights; and Julie Sneddon, CEO of the CANA community. As usual, 7:30–9:00pm at the Paddington RSL, 220 Oxford St Paddington. All welcome. More information
170525 Open Bible

St James Institute: Lectio Divina

4, 11, 18, 25 May 2017
Led by Julie Sheppard and Kumar Rasiah, come and read the Gospel together, using this ancient slow and reflective method. 1:00–2:00pm, Meditation Room, St James' Crypt. $10 for notes. More information and registration
170526 St Stephens Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

5, 12, 19 and 26 May, 2017
Events include: Catherine Zang (violin); Vera Marcu (viola); David Loew (cello) and Michael Deasey (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required; donation welcome. More information
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Moore College Open Night

8 May 2017
A night to come along and check out the College, get an insight into Moore's in-depth theological training, sample a lecture, plus have all your questions answered by faculty and students. A presentation overviewing the College in Broughton Knox Lecture Theatre, followed by a mini lecture and Q&A session with supper to follow. 7:15 to 9pm. For more information please email: openevents@moore.edu.au
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Sisters of the Good Samaritan: Labyrinth Workshop

May 11 2017
In this workshop you will discover how this powerful, spiritual pathway was used by the ancients and the medieval monks, and learn of its recent re-discovery by 21st century Christians. Experience the meditative walking of the Labyrinth yourself, and the peace, healing and wholeness it can bring to you. Facilitator is Ralph Kershler. Cost: $30. Morning tea provided; BYO lunch. 10am to 3pm. At Mount St Benedict Centre, 449D Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills 2120 NSW. For more information and to book, email: mtstbenendict@goodsams.org.au
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Moore College Centre for Christian Living: The Dignity of Work

17 May 2017
Hear speakers Chase Kuhn and Peter Orr, focussing on Colossians 3:23–25, address the nature of work and its place in the Christian life including issues such as whether work is mere drudgery or does it serve a different purpose in God's Kingdom and calling of us, etc. 7:30–9:30pm. More information and registration
170518 Bishop Robert and Margie Forsyth

Journey to Israel and Jordan, escorted by Bishop Robert and Margie Forsyth in April 2018

18 May 2017
Come to the information night at 7pm at St Mark's Darling Point church hall on Greenoaks Avenue, Darling Point to hear more about this exciting tour. Because the great acts of God that are recorded in the Scriptures took place in the real world of human history and geography, there is nothing quite like, at least once in your life, going there and seeing for yourself. More information including how to confirm of your attendance at the information night
170521 CCSL Organ

Organ recital—Christ Church St Laurence

21 May 2017
Rev Dr Daniel Dries, Rector of Christ Church St Laurence, will be the monthly recitalist on the historic 1892 Hill & Son Organ. 2:00 pm, 812 George St, Sydney (just near Railway Square). Entry by 'note' donation, no bookings are necessary. Followed by afternoon tea. More information
170530 Michael Horsburgh

St James Institute: Understanding Church Architecture

21 May 2017 or 23 and 30 May 2017
Christians have worshipped indoors for most of their history, from catacombs to basilicas to churches of all descriptions. Hear Associate Professor Michael Horsburgh AM address such questions as whether it matters where we worship and does the location of worship help fashion it. At St James Hall, Level 1, 169 Phillip Street. More information (including times for the alternative dates) and booking details
170525 Falling Upward

St James Institute: Book Group

25 May 2017, then monthly until 28 September 2017
To be led by Fr Martin Davies, the book chosen is Richard Rohr, Falling Upwards. Book early as group is limited to 18. More information
170527 Fr Timothy Radcliffe

Catalyst for Renewal: Forum with Fr Timothy Radcliffe

27 May 2017
You are warmly invited to this forum, at Santa Sabina College, Strathfield. There will be two sessions on the topics: 'What Hope can we offer the Young? Lessons from the Frontline with ISIS' and 'Making Place for the Conscience of the Laity today—the Challenge of Amoris Laetitia'. More information and booking details [PDF]