Actions for Peace

You can keep peace at the forefront of our church and community by taking actions for peace. Here are some examples:

16 days of Activism re Violence against Women 

Orange the world poster 2015

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. The international campaign originated from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute coordinated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in 1991. – 2015.

This year, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women invites you to “Orange the world: End violence against women and girls.” Join the UNiTE campaign and organize “Orange Events” between 25 November and 10 December 2015.  – See more

2015 Hiroshima Day

The Social Justice Unit joined with other not for profit organisations in Perth to mark the 70th commemoration of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with  a vigil in the grounds of the University of Western Australia. We lit candles, we make paper cranes and we sang some songs of peace.

Hiroshima day 2015 flyer

cranes hiroshima day candles 2015 lanterns sjbanner

Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace

Pilgrimage of justice and peace logo

Become involved in the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace: an initiative of the WCC member churches “to work together in a common quest, renewing the true vocation of the church through collaborative engagement with the most important issues of justice andpeace, healing a world filled with conflict, injustice and pain. Read more

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