Faith in action
You are invited by one of Australia’s most senior Aboriginal Christian Leaders, Aunty Jean Phillips, to gather together to pray in unison on the evening before January 26 to #ChangeTheHeart of the nation.Read more
"We would like to acknowledge, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather today (insert people and nation if known). We would also like to pay our respects to the Elders past, present and future (or emerging). (Specifically name any Elders or Leaders. Specifically name any Aboriginal Elders or Leaders who are present). We acknowledge all other Aboriginal peoples present."
Suggested additional wording in a church context:
Brooke Prentis, Aboriginal Christian Leader is currently writing a book which will explore Acknowledgement of Country in a Christian context. This will be available in 2021. If you would like Brooke to speak to your church about Acknowledgement of Country please email email@example.com
Read an example of a church using art to Acknowledge Country here.