Watch TV or film and you could be given the impression that prayer is about bargaining with some unpredictable God, reciting a ‘shopping list of doom’ that lists all the things wrong in the world, or that prayer is about positive thinking, in which it is only permissible to praise God while denying suffering. Authentic prayer is not about these things....

An Awareness Examen can be used daily. It is a prayer practice, drawn from St Ignatius, that invites us to become aware of what is really going on within. It has three movements. You can engage in this practice for a couple of minutes or 10 minutes each day. Here are the 3 basic steps: Become still and open to God’s presence....

Welcome to Richmond Uniting Church’s Worship resources for Sunday 5 April. We are currently not worshipping as a gathered community due to the COVID–19 pandemic – but we are still worshipping together in new ways. Below you will find a brief film introduction to the online worship, as well as an audio recording that you can be used for worship at...

Welcome to Richmond Uniting Church’s Worship resources for Sunday 29 March. We are currently not worshipping as a gathered community due to the COVID-19 pandemic - but we are still worshipping together in new ways. Below you will find a brief film introduction to the online worship, as well as an audio recording that you can be used for worship at...

Welcome to Richmond Uniting Church’s Worship resources for Sunday March 22nd. We are currently not worshipping as a gathered community due to the Corona Virus - but we are still worshipping together in new ways. Below you will find a brief film introduction to the resources, as well as an audio recording that you can be used for worship at home...

Due to the Corona Virus, across the world we are all adjusting to a new 'normal'.  Making this more difficult for everyone, these new 'normals' continue to change day by day. Fears of scarcity are driving some to extreme selfishness. At other times we are witnessing breathtaking beauty and generosity shared between people. At Richmond Uniting Church we have made the...

Temptation, the devil and angels. A Reflection on Matthew 4.1-11 by Rev Dr Sally Douglas at Richmond Uniting Church, 1 March 2020. Copy this link into your podcast player of choice if you would like to receive updates as they are released. https://anchor.fm/s/c70d97c/podcast/rss...

'You are the salt of the earth' - A reflection on Matthew 5. 13-20, Sunday 9 February 2020 by Rev. Dr. Sally Douglas at Richmond Uniting Church Copy this link into your podcast player of choice if you would like to receive updates as they are released https://anchor.fm/s/c70d97c/podcast/rss...