Monday, 26 January 2015
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 Organ & Percussion Recital
Sunday 8 February

Andrew Wiering
and expatriate Australian organist Brett Leighton
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 Applications are invited for the position of
at Pilgrim Church.

30 hours per week part time,
Six month fixed term.

Applications close
Friday 27 February
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Meditate on the words
Your prayer here . . .

Uniting Church Response
The Moderator has provided suggestions for the many ways practical help can be given. Read the Moderator's message here. . .

Photo Exhibition

Weekdays during January
Open 12-2 pm

Finishes Friday
30th January

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to Sunday's Messages
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On your Mobile Device:
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see our FACEBOOK page
for the latest events' news
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 Postcards of Hope
Make a difference
Information for those wanting to follow up on Sandy's message on Sunday 7 December.
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(Resuming early 2015)
Do your boss a favour
Take a break, bring your lunch and enjoy wonderful music on the Pilgrim Plaza behind the church.
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 Service of Lament for Asylum Seekers
Thursday 5 February 2015
5.15pm - 5.45pm
Pilgrim Forecourt

Come and show your support and compassion for those seeking refuge from persecution and war.
First Thursday of every month - same time - same place.

Resuming 2015
February 12th, 1pm

Recordings of past concerts may be listened to online here . . .

VIDEOS of keynote addresses now online . .
See Picture Gallery . . . .
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 That Petition
to bring back the Woodville kids
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HERE . . .
Two too many demonstration,
Pilgrim Symposium

 Listen to the Pilgrim Organ
Sound Bites
Recordings from the free concerts at Pilgrim held at Thursday Lunchtimes at 1pm in the second and fourth weeks of the month here.
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 *New Movie Resources*

Charlie's Country

Discussion starters
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 Pilgrims Win International Hymn Competition
26 November 2013
Helen Wiltshire's and Norm Inglis's hymn was selected out of 128 entries.
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 Islam and Multi-faith Relations
The videos of the symposium are now available. Read more . . .

 Ken Leaver Scholarship
Promoting pastoral care projects
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 The President's Blog
Rev Prof Andrew Dutney
Keep up with the President's thoughts as he travels. Keep him in your prayers.
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 Hear the message
For recordings of recent sermons, please go to

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 Children's Program
Sundays except school holidays
Two sessions - during 9.30 and 11.00 worship Read more . .

 Social Justice:
a gospel imperative
Many people here are actively engaged in a variety of social justice issues. We believe that is an integral part of what the gospel calls us to do.
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 Around the World ...

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 Other Church Events of Interest
at other places and times
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 This week we pray for

God help us to change.
To change ourselves and to change our world.
To know the need for it.
To deal with the pain of it.
To feel the joy of it.
To undertake the journey without understanding the destination.
The art of gentle revolution.

- Michael Leunig


Show you care

Spiritual Alzheimers?

We know how to go about the 'business of being church', and it is so well honed, that God doesn’t even need to show up.

posted 23 Jan 2015 by Sandy

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Micah Challenge
Micah Challenge for this week
Asylum seekers detained on Manus Island - with their cases unprocessed, their futures uncertain, their concerns unaddressed - have protested against their situation. How have the authorities responded? By ignoring their claims, calling them troublemakers, and imprisoning their leaders. This is unjust, unmerciful, inhumane. We should make our opposition loud and clear.
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Pictured right: The new logo of the SA Synod. Community in Christ: Living Compassion & Hope is the theme of the new Moderator of the Uniting Church in South Australia, Dr Deidre Palmer.

Pictured left: a variety of scenes from the life of the Pilgrim Community.


Sunday Services
8:00am     Early Morning Eucharist
9:30am     Community Worship
11:00am    Traditional Choral Worship

Weekday Services (30 mins):
Note: the weekday services below are in abeyance after Christmas and will recommence in February.
Tuesdays 8:00am Eucharist
Thursdays 12:15pm Eucharist

Open for Prayer and Meditation:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12noon - 2.00pm
Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts; Dates & times . . .

The Lounge - a welcome spot
Drop in, rest your weary feet and have a cuppa! - entry at rear
Monday to Friday 10.00am - 2.00pm

Rev Sandy Boyce [Deacon]
Rev Jana Norman [Minister of the Word]
Rev Dr Dean Eland [Minister in Association]

Acknowledgement of Country
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Bible Readings for this Week
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Pick A Prayer
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Why some people choose Pilgrim for their spiritual home. Read more . . .
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Pilgrim Pathways
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Movie Discussion Resources
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Contact Us

Office (weekdays):
Office Hours: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Ph. 8212 3295      Fax. 8212 9637
Verger: Ph. 0477 761 725

The office will close on Tuesday 23rd December at 3.30pm and reopen on Monday 5th January 2015.

If you can't find the information you seek please

Bank details - Direct Debit Information:
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Children's Program
during Community Worship - 9.30am
during Choral Worship - 11.00am


Did you know?

Pilgrim Church has the largest pipe organ in South Australia. With 88 speaking stops and 35 couplers, this instrument has drawn favourable comment from international artists.

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Did you know?

Pilgrim supports the Waikerie Fruit Project. By buying the products available through this project we support Riverland growers to receive a fairer price for their produce and help to keep them on their properties. Part of the proceeds also support medical projects to benefit people in West Papua.

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Did you know?

Pilgrim hosts a briefing lunch with a staffworker from Amnesty International every first Wednesday of the month at noon. Bring your lunch and join in the briefing. Everyone is welcome.

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Did you know?

Pilgrim has been supporting and distributing Fair Trade products for many years and uses Fair Trade coffee and tea for refreshments after church, in our Lounge and Drop In Centre.

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The photos (left) display a variety of events and occasions in the life of Pilgrim.

Jesus said; Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you'll recover your life. I'll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me - watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace.
I won't lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you'll learn to live freely and lightly."
Matt 11: 28-30 The Message