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On Earth Festival: music, spirituality, justice

Check out this gorgeous video to see what all the On Earth Fest talk is about, including youth from Christ Church, Yeronga dancing to ‘Jerusalema’; Anglicare’s Lalania Tusa; the Baroona Farm team; The Community of The Way crew; the St Margaret’s Sculthorpe String Quartet; ABM volunteers; young singer-songwriters; forum panellists; and, workshop facilitators

Justice Unit Coordinator Jen Basham, AYCF Director Jonathan Kemp and Community Organiser Gillian King at the Global Climate Strike in Brisbane on 20 September
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People of faith gather with striking students, workers and business owners

“Those who spoke and prayed reminded us that we have the capacity to address this crisis of our own making,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt on Friday’s ecumenical Climate Justice Prayer Event, which preceded the Global Climate Strike

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How we see ourselves and climate justice

The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt, Anglican Dean of Brisbane, questions dominant, destructive narratives of our society today and challenges us to re-imagine our relationship with each other, and with Creation, suggesting that this could have a major impact on how we deal with the climate crisis before us

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Carols for the Earth

People of faith from the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change sang ‘Carols for The Earth’ in the Brisbane CBD to remind ourselves, the community and elected leaders of our responsibility to look after our common home, planet Earth. The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt, Dean of Brisbane’s St John’s Anglican Cathedral, said that we must stand up for urgent action and support renewable energy projects, especially in Queensland.