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Reconciliation

Australian Aboriginal flag at Rev Gloria Shipp's women's camp in Dubbo. © ABM/Vivienne For 2010

 

“If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. If you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”

Lilla Watson, Aboriginal elder, activist and educator
 

Reconciliation Prayer 

Lord God, bring us together as one, 
reconciled with you and reconciled with each other. 
You made us in your likeness, you gave us your Son Jesus Christ. 
He has given us forgiveness from sin. 
Lord God, bring us together as one, 
different in culture, 
but given new life in Jesus Christ, 
together as your body, your Church, your people.
Lord God, bring us together as one,
reconciled, healed, forgiven,
sharing you with others as you have called us to do.
In Jesus Christ, let us be together as one.


Amen.

Robyn Davis, NATSIAC Member, Diocese of Bendigo

 

RECOGNISE is the people’s movement to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution.

Please visit the RECOGNISE home page to add your support.

RECOGNISE  http://www.recognise.org.au

 

Reconciliation Australia works to build better relationships between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for the benefit of all Australians.

Please visit their site to learn more and find out how you can join in.

https://www.reconciliation.org.au

Does your church or organisation have a Reconciliation Action Plan? Find out more here http://www.reconciliation.org.au/raphub/


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