Black Summer

Black Summer Chris McCaul from Batemans Bay Uniting Church shares her experience of the bushfires and how her church helped their community: (previously published in the Canberra Region Presbytery Newsletter) We were woken at 6am on Tuesday 31 December 2019, by RFS...

St George’s Uniting Church, Eden

St George’s Uniting Church, Eden St George’s Uniting Church started their Garden of Eden Community Project in May 2006 to address the issues of merging community, ecology, cultural diversity and spirituality in our community. Read more:...

Adamstown Uniting Church

Adamstown Uniting Church Inspiracy 2: A Climate for Change (May 2018) was hosted by at Adamstown and Mereweather Uniting Churches.  The festival included a vast variety of approaches to sustainability, climate change and justice, including art installations, film...

South Sydney Uniting Church

South Sydney Uniting Church South Sydney Uniting Church, a recipient of two Five Leaf Eco-Awards, are an inner-city church famous for the South Sydney Herald newspaper and their Eden Community Garden, home to a host of happy chickens, birds and frogs… Read more:...

Campbelltown Uniting Church

Campbelltown Uniting Church “WE CAN’T CHANGE THE WORLD, BUT WE CAN DO A LITTLE BIT TOWARDS IT” By Angela Cadena (Insights Magazine) Inspired by a climate change TV show, Drowning in Plastic, the Campbelltown Uniting Church community decided to take some action....

Connecting with Nature during COVID-19

Connecting with Nature during COVID-19 Connecting with nature is so good for us. But with COVID-19 restrictions, and us being encouraged to stay and home – can we find solace in just a balcony or small outdoor space?  Our new resource, written by Ruth Wivell,...

Climate Emergency Summit 2020

Climate Emergency Summit 2020 If you missed the National Climate Emergency Summit at the Melbourne Town Hall in February you’re in luck- you can still watch the plenaries and listen to the workshops for free! Check the program to see what might most appeal.  Jamie...

Peoples Climate Assembly

Peoples Climate Assembly The People’s Climate Assembly presented a united front to our Government as it sat for the first time in 2020, calling for action to address the climate emergency.  The people of Australia will no longer accept complacency and denial of the...

Fossil Fuel Divestment

Fossil Fuel Divestment (banner background by Lachlan on Unsplash) In April 2013, a decision was passed by consensus by the Uniting Church Synod of NSW and the ACT in April 2013 to divest from fossil fuels and invest in renewable energy.  Resolution text: That the...

No land sale for coal expansion

No land sale for coal expansion Having already divested from the fossil fuel industry, in  2019 the church went further and refused to sell land which was being pursued to make way for a new coal fired power station in the Hunter. Read the story in the local media....