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Sustainable September 2018

Download your 2018 sustainable September resources here.   Sustainable September 2018 This year we present a mix of Bible studies, reflections and worship services thatreflect the elements of God’s creation and the justice we are called to create in response to God’s own love. Often this is called ‘ecojustice’. The “eco” prefixderives from the Greek word… Read more

EcoCare is warming up for Spring!

It was a delight to meet our new Project Officer, Radhika this week! She seems to be finding her feet very quickly, so we can expect some great initiatives in the coming months – when Bishop Tom returns from Leave and we are energised from a new Synod… We have also been developing an inter-diocesan… Read more

Justice at the shops

If you are buying clothes or electronic goods (and most of us do!), you might prefer to know that the product you are buying has been made with consideration for fair wages for it’s workers, safe working conditions and good corporate responsibility. Baptist World Aid has compiled two guides to help you: they grade 219 fashion… Read more

The Road to Paris – A Crucial Time in history

This December representatives from almost 200 countries will meet in Paris to try and solve perhaps the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced – climate change. According to NASA, 97% of the world’s climate scientists, say humans are causing climate change and if we don’t act now to stem it, increased violent weather will bring… Read more

The World is Our Host

A group of 17 Anglican Bishops from all six continents have called for urgent prayer and action on the “unprecedented climate crisis”. Their Declaration The World Is Our Host: A Call to Urgent Action for Climate Justice released today sets a new agenda on climate change for the 85 million-strong Anglican Communion.   The group… Read more

Theology Symposium

St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College Friday 9 October & Saturday 10 October – 2015 Keynote Speaker: Revd Dr John Chryssavgis Theological Advisor to the Ecumenical Patriarch on Environmental Issues Keynote Address: ON EARTH AS IN HEAVEN: The Theological Roots of our Ecological Crisis Venue: St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College 242 Cleveland Street Redfern,… Read more

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Call for papers for the second edition

A Call for Papers Contributions are invited for the second issue of Journal of Ecotheology, scheduled for publication in October 2015. Papers should generally be in the area of environmental theology, including: systematic theology, Christian spirituality, ecclesiology, Biblical studies, Church history or Christian ethics. Articles with a distinctly Australian orientation and which engage with contemporary… Read more

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Reconnecting with Country

For the past few years, the Anglican EcoCare Commission has hosted some inspiring and refreshing retreats with excellent attendance and heart-warming feedback. This year, we offer a different kind of experience – Reconnecting with Country An experienced Nyoongar Elder and teacher, Noel, will lead us together in a bus north of Perth, where we will… Read more

HOLY GROUND: Answering God’s Call To Creation Care

Tuesday May 5–Friday May 8, 2015   The biblical call to steward the earth’s resources is not just a trend, but a fundamental aspect of Christian discipleship. Indeed, creation care is not an onerous duty but a natural response to God’s goodness. How are we, as pastors and church leaders, encouraging our communities to care for… Read more

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