Taking Action

Living the Change

Celebrate LIVING THE CHANGE on Sunday 6 December 2020 3-5.30pm where you can be working together towards creating a flourishing world for all. Gather as members of diverse faith communities and those who care for our planet to share our stories of change, transformation, and regeneration. The event offers a chance to talk about [...]

By |2020-11-29T08:26:43+11:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Climate Action Plan, Taking Action|0 Comments

Make a Climate Action Commitment

During the Season of Creation the Climate Action Group invited us to make a Climate Action Commitment.  Here are some of the commitments that have already been made. We were offered an insight into some of the commitments which had already been made - watch this video. Claire Foley offered these two videos, a [...]

By |2020-10-18T14:54:38+11:00October 18th, 2020|Categories: Climate Action Plan, JAM, Taking Action|Tags: , |0 Comments

Season of Creation 4

On 4th October we were invited to make a commitment in response to the Climate Crisis.  This week (11th October) members of the Climate Action Group and the congregation shared their commitments.   A longer version of this presentation is available here. You can make a commitment - See the Commitment information and pledge [...]

By |2020-10-14T07:48:38+11:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Climate Action Plan, JAM, Taking Action|0 Comments

Season of Creation 3

Make a commitment  Gwen Arnold speaks about taking action - When it comes to acting on climate change we sometimes feel powerless.  We may ask “what can we offer?"  Well we can each make an offering of ourselves and look at our personal carbon footprint – and together all our small actions can  make a [...]

By |2020-10-10T19:47:30+11:00October 4th, 2020|Categories: Climate Action Plan, JAM, Taking Action|0 Comments

Season of Creation 2

#BuildBackBetter Linda Wannan spoke about the BUC Assembly document Build Back Better - A Just Recovery Post Covid-19 which offers a vision of “a nation where each person and all creation can flourish and enjoy abundant life. We believe the whole world is God’s good creation. Each person is made in God’s image and is deeply loved by God.  [...]

By |2020-10-10T19:42:57+11:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Climate Action Plan, JAM, Taking Action|0 Comments

Season of Creation 1

Climate Crisis Action Plan Kate Scull, member of the creation shared details of the four commitments in our plan and actions currently being taken. Four commitments To develop our theological understanding and discipleship To go beyond zero emissions and become carbon positive To engage widely in both the church and the community on the [...]

By |2020-10-10T19:43:08+11:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Climate Action Plan, JAM, Taking Action|0 Comments

Sydney Road Street Party 2020

The Justice & Mission committee together with the Climate Action group offered activities to engage people in reflecting on climate change.  It was a hot and windy day and people were less inclined to stop this year.  Even so we made an impact with some lovely contributions on the rainbow (in response to the [...]

By |2020-03-11T03:42:01+11:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: BUC Stories, Our Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Thank you

Your gifts and prayers will help mothers in Zimbabwe to become conservation farmers, so they can support their children and harvest hope after years of devastating drought.  For Sri Lankan refugees, your generosity means the chance to return home and build safe, peaceful futures after years of displacement and civil war.  By supporting the [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:49:05+11:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 3

Finding joy in resilience Is it possible to be joyful when the natural disasters that batter your island home become more destructive with every year? Your Christmas Bowl gifts help the vulnerable people of Tonga to stay safe through worsening disasters. People like ‘Asena, who has found great joy in protecting her family and [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:49:42+11:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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