Category Archives: Our Community

midsumma celebration

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Coming soon – Animal Blessing

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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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Season of Creation

For a number of years now, Sophia’s Spring has participated in the Season of Creation during the month of September.  Below Norm Habel tells how it came to be that many churches the whole world over set aside September to … Continue reading

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February at Sophia’s Spring

  February Sundays at Sophia’s Spring saw us celebrating a special birthday with Jan D, moving from the Season of Epiphany to Lent, and saying  farewell to Robyn and Johannes as Robyn concluded her placement at Sophia’s Spring.     … Continue reading

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A Prayer for New Year

Crackers pop and Catherine wheels spin where once bells would have rung to declare New Year has begun. Here in this bright,  shiny time we have, again, the chance to check our place in the universe, to realign and chart … Continue reading

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Making a Mark: Soul Craft – this week

Wednesday night (August 13) is the next edition of the Winter Soul Food series, in the Eco-House, at CERES.  This week Jan will share her knowledge of creating dyes and making prints and patterns with naturally found and commonly occurring … Continue reading

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First Soul Craft Session coming up – June 18

“Do art, no matter how well or badly…it feeds the soul.”  Kurt Vonnegut.   Sit and sew, create or mend, talk and share. Come and join us to make things with heart and soul.  The four workshops explore simple stitching, dyeing with … Continue reading

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Winter Soul Food off to a good start

Delicious soup, cosy venue, great company and stimulating input – all very nourishing for one’s soul.  If you missed hearing Rev Dr Coralie Ling introduce Sophia, or forgot to pick up a copy of the notes Coralie so generously provided … Continue reading

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Justice for Refugees Walk

Palm Sunday saw many gather to protest the Government’s asylum seeker policies. Despite the low number reported in the media, the general consensus seems to be that those attending numbered about 10,000. Organisers of the walk, Refugee Advocacy Network posted … Continue reading

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