Rev. James Bhagwan, minister of the Methodist Church in Fiji, a PhD candidate and the chaplain, mentor and volunteer crew member of the traditional voyaging canoe, the Uto Ni Yalo.
Mariana Waqa, Fijian-Australian woman and participant in the Kiribati-Tuvalu-Australia Exchange Program
Rev Alimoni Taumoepeau, Tongan-born Australian Minister at Strathfield Homebush Uniting Church, Synod of NSW/ACT
Evangeline Pua, Climate Leader, Climate Reality Indonesia, GKI Kemang Pratama, Indonesia
Rev Tim Matton-Johnson, a Palawa man, Chairperson Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress TAS
Tim Torrens, a Bundjalung man, NSW/ACT Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress
Rev. Denise Champion, an Adnyamathanha woman, SA Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress
Ann and Alexander Sloane, farmers, Savernake Station, Riverina Region, NSW
Speaking on behalf of the rest of creation
By Rev. Dr Jason John, Uniting Earth Ministry, NSW/ACT
Protecting the Numbat
By Geoff Bice, Social Justice Consultant, Synod of Western Australia
What can you do?
For the Whole Creation calls on the Uniting Church to advocate for change, to show leadership by living sustainably and to learn with and work with others to make a difference.
Across the Church, a number of resources have been created to help us act. You might like to check out:
Uniting Earthweb Synod of NSW/ACT
Green Church Synod of VIC/TAS
Uniting Green Synod of QLD
Ecochurches Synod of WA
Environmental Advocacy Synod of SA
The Five Leaf Eco Awards is an Australian ecumenical program that inspires and rewards faith communities for taking action to become more sustainable.