Statement from the Heart Study Guide
A new study guide for congregations and other small groups on the Statement from the Heart, is now available to the whole Church.
The Assembly recommends this resource for congregations and small groups as one important way members of the Uniting Church can better understand Sovereignty and the determination of First Nations Peoples for Voice, Treaty and Truth-Telling.
"Walking Together as First and Second Peoples with integrity means entering more deeply into relationship, growing in understanding, and sharing the suffering and joys of life. In the Statement we hear the heart of First Nations Peoples cry for justice in this ancient land," said former Assembly Consultant Covenanting Stuart McMillan.
"We thank the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, and in particular Tim Molineux, for producing this excellent resource."
Click the image below to download the resource. The companion Facilitators Guide can be found at https://justact.org.au/first-people/actions/
In accompaniment with the resource, the Assembly recommends that for the concept of truth-telling participants in the study should watch the Australian film High Ground released in 2020.
Further additional reading to gain a deeper understanding of sovereignty from a Christian perspective reccomended for study is Why Sovereignty Should Matter to Christians, Rev Dr Chris Budden, © 2018 MediaCom Education.