We are inspired by our faith in Jesus Christ, the “Prince of Peace”, to take up the work of making peace and being a welcoming, inclusive community.
Churches oppose war
We believe that war is not the path to peace. ‘Just war theory’ is to say that war should only ever be used in the face of actual aggression, and to the minimum extent necessary to stop that aggression.
From a Christian perspective, war is never the way to peace.
That is why the churches supported the setting up of the United Nations.
“The Uniting Church is a peacemaking church. The Church’s vision is for a world where there is no need for military arms and weapons.”UnitingJustice Australia
Uranium and the Nuclear Industry
Our Social Justice Commission actively advocates for a nuclear-free future and the WA Synod has called for a move away from all elements of the nuclear fuel cycle.
We are therefore supportive of:
For more of the Uniting Church statements, information and resources on peacemaking and activities please visit: