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Features The Rev'd Charlie Lacey from St Andrew's, Springfield Features

Tough Questions: If there is going to be a "new heaven and a new earth", why care for the environment?

“Christians are called to be heralds of the new creation, by pointing forward to the future hope that we have in Jesus. This means living today as we will live in a renewed and restored creation, where heaven and earth are one. We look forward to the day when God’s people will live in harmony with God, one another, and creation itself. Our interactions with creation in the present should point forward to this future reality,” says The Rev’d Charlie Lacey from St Andrew’s, Springfield

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Earth Overshoot Day: 29 July 2021

“How do we #MoveTheDate back without being forced to by a pandemic? There are effective and affordable solutions. We can accelerate their implementation by sharing knowledge of what works and bringing people together,” reflects The Rev’d Peter Moore, Chair of Angligreen

Cathedral parishioner and grazier’s daughter Angela Mooney, who read a prayer at today’s vigil, said that growing up on the land taught her the importance of good stewardship of the Earth

Churches toll bells and Christians light the way for Earth Overshoot Day

St John’s Cathedral joined churches around Australia today, as they simultaneously tolled their bells and lit candles to mark Earth Overshoot Day, a national ‘day’ led by Resource Church St John’s Cathedral


Earth Overshoot Day service

The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt tells us about Earth Overshoot Day, how our collective response to COVID-19 has helped push back Earth Overshoot Day this year and how we can mark this day by joining in the Cathedral’s Earth Overshoot Day service on Friday 21 August at 11.50 am in the Cathedral or online via Facebook