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BlogExplosion has reappeared

I don’t know what happened, but it is up and working again. The forum is still choked with spam, but there we are – it’s working at least in its basic function. I haven’t tried to add or update a blog yet. I shall wait and see. Meanwhile, I notice a visit or two coming from BE, so that’s good. Guess I should renew the links…

See also What a pity I am retired….

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Posted by on February 8, 2009 in blogging, web stuff, www

 

Church of the holy bicycles…

Bicycles: one of three things Alison Clark notes about South Sydney Uniting Church in the latest print edition of Insights. The other two were: interesting assortment of pets (animals welcome) and “interesting assortment of people – diverse and colourful.”

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In the online edition, the Moderator, who visited last year, noted:

So where have I experienced these shoots of hope in our church?

These are some:

  • South Sydney Congregation is certainly an example of a congregation responding to the call to be inclusive — small but growing with a strong sense of community and connection to the community around — authentic and vibrant.
  • Peteli stepping out in faith, growing a congregation with strong Tongan foundations but doing something new in the Australian context.
  • Auburn Uniting Church through adversity (the burning down of their hall at time of the Cronulla riots) strengthening multicultural and interfaith relationships in a hugely diverse community….

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Posted by on February 8, 2009 in Australia, Australia and Australian, Christianity, faith, faith and philosophy, South Sydney Uniting Church

 

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Floating Life Sunday photo 5

Cheating slightly, as this one also appears on Ninglun on Journalspace, which I thus encourage you to visit.

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East Redfern

Thanks to Sirdan for pointing out I had accidentally flipped this!

 
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Sunday is music day 5 — Mattias Jacobsson – Concierto de Aranjuez, Adagio

Love this.

Good young guitarist too.

Mattias Jacobsson, guitarist

Mattias Jacobsson, guitarist

 
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Posted by on February 8, 2009 in music, Sunday music