Category Archives: Events

Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, November 12, 2017 10am Learning Centre, CERES   Bring your pet (or animal photo) for a blessing.  The blessing ceremony will take place outside the Learning Centre at CERES and will start at 10am. Barbara Allen, first Chaplain of … Continue reading

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Earth Hour – Saturday, March 25 8.30-9.30pm (local time)

Earth Hour launched in Sydney in 2007, with 2.2 million people and 2,100 businesses participating in the ‘lights off’ event. Just one year later, Earth Hour became a global phenomenon with over 35 countries, and an estimated 50-100 million people … Continue reading

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World Poetry Day

Poetry can break open locked chambers of possibility, restore numbed zones to feeling, recharge desire. ~ Adrienne Rich Held every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – March 8

While International Women’s Day is often seen as a day to celebrate women, and their achievements, it is important not to lose sight of the political edge that this day has always had. The earliest Women’s Day observance was held … Continue reading

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midsumma celebration

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Coming soon – Animal Blessing

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Coming up at Sophia’s Spring

Two more Sundays of our Winter Fling … August 21 – Rev Dr Coralie Ling will be taking the service August 28 – campfire service with communion, followed by billy tea and morning tea (weather permitting) During September we will … Continue reading

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National Tree Day

Last Sunday, July 31, was National Tree Day. While some groups planted 100’s of trees, we planted just one: a carefully chosen Eucalyptus crenulata.  We will be able to see it from the windows in the Learning Centre and when … Continue reading

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Australian Collaborators in Feminist Theologies: Inaugural Gathering

You are invited Join in a network of engagement on feminist concerns that will facilitate collaborative work on questions within and beyond theology. Attend the launch of this new network. Rev Dr Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary, New York, will be the guest … Continue reading

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Supporting Refugees at home and away

From the Welcome to Australia website: We believe Australians are a welcoming, generous and compassionate people. On Saturday, October 31 you’re invited to #SayWelcome in cities and towns across the nation. We believe an Australia where prejudice is unpopular and … Continue reading

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