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
To make the most of the season, we have developed a fun online quiz called “The Encyclical for Dummies”. Check it out!
This week Pope Francis called a 'World Day of Prayer for Creation' for Christians tomorrow (September 1st), it is also the first day of the liturgical calendar’s 'Season of Creation' which many of us have long observed as a time to really focus on caring for God’s beautiful earth.
To make the most of the season, we have developed a fun online quiz called “The Encyclical for Dummies” that we would love you to enjoy yourself and also use as a way of contributing our Christian voice to the ‘inter webs’ today. We all know that there is a certain expectation of what “Christian issues” are and “caring for the earth” is not usually one of them! Let’s use this season as a chance to surprise people with a compelling voice that speaks of grace and justice.
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.