The Uniting Church is committed to working toward a just and peaceful world. This commitment arises from the Christian belief that liberation from oppression and injustice is central to the incarnation of God through Jesus Christ.
To help us progress the justice issues of concern to us and to resource and educate congregations, the WA Synod has appointed a Social Justice Commission.
The Social Justice Commission (SJC) is appointed by the Synod to work for reconciliation, justice and peace and involves the Church in social and national affairs.
The SJC Board does this in practical ways by identifying issues, undertaking research, providing position papers, developing resources, organising seminars and advocacy work.
The Social Justice Commission is resourced by staff in the Justice and Mission Unit to:
If you’re passionate about social justice, why not start a Social Justice Action Group? Download our Social Justice Action Group brochure for all the information.
Each year, our team hosts and assists a number of events such as Sorry Day, Anti-Poverty Week and the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees. These events are designed to promote awareness, provide engagement opportunity and seek change for the people who need it. If you would like to find out what events are coming up, please visit our Events page here.
Check out the Media Releases we have issued here.