Faith in action
Thank you to every MP and Senator who listened to our call to #WearTheScarf on Thursday 21 October. Thank you for your leadership and support for urgent, ambitious climate action. Read more about #WearTheScarf.Read more
Last Christmas Common Grace members crowd-funded solar panels for Kirribilli House as a clean energy gift to our nation.
Several months later, we were informed that the Government would not accept the gift for various reasons that really didn’t stack up.
So we tried again, explaining how easily these objections could be overcome and yet - despite a pile of media articles reporting the story and an increasingly loud chorus of Christians and non-Christians urging them to #acceptthegift – again the Government said no.
Now… after months of exploring alternative options, we are pleased to let you know that we have finally found the PERFECT gift recipient and (even better!) they have ACCEPTED THE GIFT! Hooray!
Year 12 student Elise Kelly asks us to consider how we, across all generations and from the breadth of the church in Australia, need to play a role in calling for urgent climate action.
As COP26 begins, Gershon Nimbalker reflects on the urgent need to listen to voices calling for more action on climate change and the hope he takes from those weaving their God given call to pursue justice into powerful action.
Rosie Clare Shorter reflects on the impact the gift of the Knit for Climate Action scarf is having in opening up conversation for climate action.
Rev Belinda Groves reflects on Canberra Baptist Church's annual Blessing of the Animals for St Francis of Assisi Day and Season of Creation.