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You cannot serve God and wealth.

'UK one of most unequal countries', says Oxfam.

Oxfam's report analysed data from Credit Suisse and found that the richest 10% of the UK population own over half of the country's total wealth, with the top 1% owning nearly a quarter (23%). The poorest 20% share just 0.8% of the UK's wealth between them.

A new report dubs America the “Unequal States of America” due to its gaping wealth inequality. The world is awash in personal wealth: $153.2 trillion in total, according to Allianz’s new Global Wealth Report 2015. That’s enough to pay three times the world’s sovereign debt, the debts of each nation.

We can look at others and see inequity, but what do we see when we look in the mirror?

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Sentence:

"No slave can serve two masters..... You cannot serve God and wealth.”

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Do you know we use our Community Hall, kitchen and other facilities for our celebrations and weekly and monthlyactivities, and that many other groups in our community use it as well?

Our commitment to community is given a ‘real’ expression in practical terms through continuing to maintain a precinct that welcomes all, especially those service groups that could not otherwise operate.

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Community Precinct and the Hall

On behalf of the St Paul’s Council and community, we wish to express our sincere appreciation for the financial contribution from Lotterywest for the conservation work to our heritage listed community hall. Without this financial support from Lotterywest, we would not have had the capacity to undertake the required conservation work to ensure our facility remains a meeting place for so many different community groups.

St Paul’s is committed to growing community & sharing our facilities with the wider community and greatly appreciates the partnership with Lotterywest to assist us to continue to serve the community

Letter of appreciation to LotteryWest July 2016

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Red Tree Reflections 2016

Collect

God of Love, gift of compassion,
We desire to come to the knowledge of the truth
and we believe that truth is found in Divine Love.
In Christ the wisdom of love is revealed.
We seek to make visible this same truth as we give of ourselves in loving service.
A giving to the fullness of life and to the Glory of God.
Amen

Why come to church?

There are many and varied reasons that bring us here Sunday by Sunday: our personal journey and our innate desire for ‘community’ being just two.
We also enter into a ‘conversation’ that takes us beyond the everyday, a dialogue with and between ourselves and our calling into full humanity. And we come to encounter the Divine as we consume the sacraments, a process that mirrors our desire to be consumed by love’s Divine fire.

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