Climate justice

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Prayer support for Global Climate Rally

Wesley House (entry behind Albert Street Uniting Church)
140 Ann Street
Brisbane Qld 4000

Join Christian leaders, students and like-minded believers from across the Christian traditions, to pray, reflect and sing for climate justice. Afterwards, those who are able to continue are invited to join the peaceful Global Climate Rally in Queens Gardens. Please register ASAP through Eventbrite for catering purposes.

Dr Graham Warren en route to a clinic at Neppabunna in the northern Flinders Ranges of SA
Reflections

A small grass wren

The Rev’d Dr Graham Warren reflects on 19th Century Flinders Rangers’ history and lessons learnt when ‘conventional wisdom’ ignores science, thereby threatening the common good: “Were we to summon the courage to enter the fray, what would we have to say?…Christians, together with many others as communities of faith, are easily dismissed as irrelevant in an increasingly secular world – or so we are told.”

Reflections

Season of Creation

Bishop John Roundhill reflects on what his coal-mining father would think about climate change and the current state of the Earth: “I suspect my father would be applauding 16-year-old Swedish climate justice activist Greta Thunberg as she sails across the Atlantic on a high-tech, wind-powered yacht to tell the truth to powerful world leaders at the UN Climate Change Summit…”

Reflections

Self-help books, hope and young people

The Rev’d Andrew Schmidt reflects on self-help books: “They are the social equivalent of the photo-shopped celebrities that cannot be attained, but still people pay for the privilege of the dream. Just buy the book, follow the trademarked 7-step path to a more fulfilled life, eat this diet to a healthier heart chakra. I could go on”

News

For whom the bell tolls

“The good news is that we still have time to turn this situation around, as long as we collectively and urgently take responsibility and act,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt as he call us to an ‘ecological conversion’ on Earth Overshoot Day