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One quiet night when love was born

“When we prepare for the coming of God, we can never be sure where or how that visitation will occur. After all, if divinity can bed down as a wailing infant in a pile of straw amongst livestock, holiness can emerge anywhere and everywhere,” says The Rev’d Sue Grimmett as she explores what Advent means to her as part of our ‘Being Together This Advent’ social media initiative

10 October 2018: A group of Ecumenical Accompaniers from the World Council of Churches' Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel visit the Palestinian village of Iqrit (Image courtesy of World Council of Churches)
News

World Week for Peace highlights creative solidarity, common fragility

Under the theme ‘Creative Solidarity in Common Fragility’, people of faith all over the world are encouraged to demonstrate the power of prayer during the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel, held annually between 13 and 21 September, and includes the International Day of Peace on 21 September. Download the brochure resource, which includes a Bible reflection and prayers, action and advocacy suggestions and communication guidelines

Features

Slumdog takes on millionaire

St Andrew’s, South Brisbane Youth Group leader Oscar Delaney reflects on growing up in Indian slums, how climate change will hit the worst-off first and hardest and why he is taking on mining tycoon Clive Palmer