Central to the identity of the Uniting Church is a commitment to pursue a just and peaceful world. As Christians we believe that all people are precious and that we are called to follow the example of Jesus to love one another. The Working for Justice Circle provides a space to live out this calling to be a prophetic voice for justice in our church, our communities and our world.
Circle members will be informed about, engage with and contribute to how the Uniting Church pursues social and economic justice, human rights, peace and care for the environment. There will be a particular focus on climate change and refugees and asylum seekers as two key areas of concern for the Uniting Church.
The Circle will support the work of the Assembly to encourage wider theological reflection and action on issues of social justice. Collaboration, sharing and joint action will be a major feature for this Circle, both across the Church and with others who are also committed to working for justice.
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Choose peace with justice: a liturgy for Hiroshima Day 2021
Choose peace with justice: a liturgy for Hiroshima Day 2021This week marks the 76th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On Friday 6 August many across the world will observe Hiroshima Day, which has become both a day of remembrance and of action for nuclear disarmament.The Wellspring Community, a dispersed and ecumenical Christian
Assembly Covenant Action Plan
Living the Covenant: Assembly Covenant Action PlanAs we begin NAIDOC Week 2021, the Uniting Church Assembly launches its first Covenant Action Plan (ACAP) – a strategic and practical framework which gives shape to our commitment as a national church to walk together as First and Second Peoples. This week also marks 27 years since the
Uniting for ClimateUniting Church members added their voices to many thousands of students in rallies around the country last week supporting the global youth-led movement, Schools Strike 4 Climate. All over Australia, thousands attended this most recent climate action on Friday 21 May in about 50 locations, with large rallies filling the major cities and
Walking alongside those who seek safety
Indooroopilly Uniting Church:Walking alongside those who seek safety As part of our series on what makes up the Identity of the Uniting Church, we share this story from Indooroopilly Uniting Church in Brisbane about their work with refugees and asluym seekers – an outreach they feel called to do as part of their Christian discipleship and
'A reign of justice'
‘A reign of justice’We pledge ourselves to seek the correction of injustices wherever they occur. – Uniting Church Statement to the Nation, June 1977 Since the beginning of the Uniting Church, a deep commitment to justice for all has been core to its identity and activity. We have understood that Christian discipleship, in responding to
Strike a Blow for Injustice
In pursuit of climate justiceThis Friday 21 May, Uniting Church members across the country will join with young people at marches and other events calling for a more genuine response to climate change. Hear why some of our young UCA members feel called to take to the streets for the sake of our planet.Raúl Sugunananthan, President of