Aboriginal Christian Leader Brooke Prentis reflects on her time travelling the nation for the #Jan26 Prayer Services where over 2000 people were in attendance.
[Intro that affirms Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander concerns regarding January 26 and the importance of us hearing those concerns]
[Encouragement for Christians to posture themselves as listeners and partners in solidarity]
[Affirm the value of finding a different day that we can all celebrate on, while acknowledging Jan 26]
[Quickly map out the steps to achieving change, including Christian leadership of repentance and advocacy to all levels of government.]
[Affirm Common Grace's commitment, and ask point to first step people can make by signing a personal pledge]
Over the last decade, Ann Van Leerdam has been attending Survival Day marches and festivals that have deeply shaped how she now approaches January 26.
Young Aboriginal Christian Leader Bianca Manning reflects on the deeply moving experience at the #ChangeTheHeart Prayer Services as they begin across the country.
Chris De Souza shares his journey learning about the history of January 26 from Aboriginal Christian leaders, and impact within his neighbourhood and beyond.