World Refugee Day 20/06

World Refugee Day, declared by the United Nations to be marked on June 20, is a call for communities around the world to work toward peace and security for all, remembering especially the millions of people who are displaced or forcibility uprooted from their homes. Resources for World Refugee Day: Immigrant Prayer Card Handout  from Global […]

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World Environment Day 05/06

“World Environment Day (WED) 5 June is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years it has grown to be a broad, global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated by stakeholders in more than 100 countries. It also serves as the ‘people’s day’ for […]

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Matariki – Māori New Year — New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Traditionally for the Maori, Matariki is a time to remember those who have died in the last year.  The Progressive Christianity Aotearoa website provides the outline of a service that may be used for Matariki, All Hallows Eve or All Saints Day. Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as […]

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Father’s Day — Fathering Sunday

What words do we use for describing fathers? Who they are and who they have been? Our relationships with them — the easy ones, the complicated ones, the painful ones? Newest ‘Father’s Day’ posts . . . (images link to posts) Alphabetical archive of all ‘Father’s Day’ resources . . .  

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