anglican focus

The news site of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland: nourishing and connecting our faith community

Creation care

Peter and Alison Moore walking along Blunder Creek in Forest Lake on Sunday 29 May 2022, picking up litter with their "104 or more" Brisbane City Council bags. Council has a community initiative encouraging everyone to pick up two pieces of litter per week, every week of the year, to keep 104 pieces of litter out of our streets, bushlands and waterways
Features

Plastic pollution is a big problem that we can collectively take small steps to solve

“On my afternoon walks with my wife, Alison, we each carry a shoulder bag because along the track we find considerable litter – many chocolate wrappers, plastic bags, take-away cups and other items. We collect soft plastics in one bag and the hard plastic containers, cups and cans in the other, so they are not washed into the creek,” says The Rev’d Peter Moore as World Environment Day approaches

Features

Celebrating World Fair Trade Day: benefits and resources

“Fair Trade helps support small-scale farmers, artisans and producers, like Gulshan and her community, to cultivate safer, healthier and more sustainable communities around the world. So by buying Fair Trade certified products you are part of an effective movement for change,” says The Rev’d John Martin from The Parish of Robina

Features

Mothers Union supporting Pacific neighbours with climate resilience

“Anglican Mothers Union Australia (AMUA) recognises the privileged position that comes from living in a high-resource country and the need to share financial resources with Mothers Union members overseas. To this end, AMUA is supporting specific projects in the Pacific over two-year periods,” says AMUA Coordinator for Overseas and Northern Outreach, Dr Robin Ray

Features

What you can do to help on Australia's Overshoot Day

“I, like most shoppers, have often experienced supply shortages on supermarket shelves during the last two years. Sometimes this shortage was caused by people taking much more than they needed…Our planet is also experiencing supply problems. Humans are taking more from the planet than it can reproduce,” says The Rev’d Peter Moore, Chair of Angligreen