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The community of Grandchamp, based in Switzerland, is a monastic community and brings together sisters from different churches and various countries

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Australia will be observed from 16-23 May 2021 in the week between Ascension and Pentecost – download resources created by the ecumenical Monastic Community of Grandchamp and adapted by the NCCA’s Faith and Unity Commission


‘Holy Spirit, living water’

“This is a sung prayer to further open our hearts to the passionate necessity of living the Christian life in ways that seek justice, truth and compassion, and demonstrate the Divine delight in laughter and joy, healing and blessing,” says The Rev’d Canon Dr David Cole


‘Come, Spirit God’

“The powerful tune has an energetic pulse and an irrepressible melody which reflects the sweeping quality of the text, invigorating and interpreting it with a sense of reflection and exciting reality,” says The Rev’d Canon Dr David Cole on this new Australian hymn, which is perfect for the forthcoming Pentecost Season