Opinions and Actions
A place to talk about the big issues
Members of our congregation write about current affairs, politics, theology, the Bible, social justice, everyday human rights and church. How do we respond with faith, and what hope can we offer?
John H. tells a little of his experience when attending the “Voice and the Church” conference presented by Scarred Tree Indigenous Ministries at St John’s Anglican Church in Glebe.
Bruce attends the Faiths 4 Climate Justice service at Parramatta Cathedral to stand side-by-side with people from Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian and other faith traditions to call on the Australian government to do better on climate.
Book club members speak about their journey of learning and growing in their understanding of our history, and how this has changed their thinking and provided direction for the future.
Event Date: Tues 23rd August
This was an information and training evening for new volunteers with One Meal Sutherland Shire for the weekly meal service opening in Engadine in September. The church was packed with locals keen to help out and serve the community.
Margaret describes her enjoyment of the local council celebrations for NAIDOC week, attending as part of a group from our congregation.
Michael writes about his family’s personal experience of Remembrance Day and contrasts that with Anzac Day in Australia.
At this public forum we met our current local government representatives alongside the hopeful candidates and asked them about their vision for our community across the Sutherland Shire.
The local paper decided this was a newsworthy story in the Prime Minister’s electorate.