Category Archives: Our Community

Uniting Church joins National Redress Scheme

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan announced yesterday that the Uniting Church will opt in to the Federal Government’s National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. The National Redress Scheme was … Continue reading

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A breath of fresh care

What do a parachute, the Lectionary Text for the day and a model for pastoral care have in common? Quite a bit, it would seem. The theme for Sunday 27th May was exploring a ministry of creative care for Sophia’s … Continue reading

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Deep Ecology Ritual

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm CERES Environment Park, Melbourne, Australia, 3057 – View Full Map A ritual to empower creative action for the environment. *Are you an activist looking for a place to find a nourishing and supportive … Continue reading

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Sophia’s Spring welcomes Jan and Kay

Last Sunday was the start of a three month Intentional Creative Ministry that Jan Sebastian and Kay Quisenberry will undertake with the Sophia’s Spring community.  Jan and Kay are no strangers to Sophia’s Spring. We have enjoyed their gentle and … Continue reading

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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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