World Council of Churches urges action on climate change

“God saw everything that God had made, and indeed, it was very good.”—Gen 1:31

Rev Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has written to our Church, and others, out of urgent and earnest concern for our world and the advancing peril represented by climate change.

"Our faith in the creator, our love for creation, and our discipleship in the company of Jesus are all being put to the test by this crisis," he says.

In the UN climate talks at the Conference of Parties (COP 25) in Madrid during the first two weeks of December, and encourages us as individual Christians in local communities, to pray for our planet and each other, critically interrogating our own lifestyles and economies to discern what is most needed.

Read the letter from Rev Olav Fykse Tveit