God created a world which was good, and created us to work with him in taking care of it and each other. We now realise how far we have fallen short in this task, and – as individual Christians and as a Church – must be prepared to live out our faith and take urgent action.
It may feel that as individuals we have little power but we know that when we work together and with God we can achieve great things – but change begins with us!
So how do we achieve this?
- We need to be informed – learn the facts and be aware of the issues facing our world, and what needs to change
- We need to speak out – demand businesses and governments to make changes and keep the commitments they make, for example the COP26 UN climate negotiations to be hosted in Glasgow in November 2021
- We need to take action – both as individuals and as a Church, to make whatever changes we can. Everyone within the Church family can learn about and pray for climate justice, and then ‘practice what we preach’!
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