Our world has an urgent rubbish problem and it’s impacting people living in poverty the most. But Christians around the world are uniting to take action.
Through our Rubbish Campaign, we’re encouraging people just like you, in churches just like yours, to take their community on a journey to understand the scale of the plastic crisis, the issue of consumerism and what the Bible says about loving our global neighbours.
It doesn’t matter where your church is on this journey – whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been walking out creation care practices for years. The resources we’ve designed to help you can be adapted and tailored to suit your congregation.
Why should I get my church involved?
God uses his church in many ways. Church communities, big or small, can be powerful agents for change and extremely influential. By teaching about the issue of consumerism and justice, you could encourage many individuals to live differently. They in turn could inspire others, catalysing a movement and bringing about change in your wider community.
Plus, there’s strength in numbers. We’ve seen many times that our voice is stronger together, and when churches take action and speak out (for example, by signing the Rubbish Campaign petition), governments and decision-makers notice and implement policies and practices that lead to systemic change.
This can also be a way for your church community to journey deeper into what it means to live our lives as a living sacrifice to God (Romans 12:1). Together in community, we can learn how to surrender even more of ourselves to God as we live abundant lives of justice.