Church Resources

How to make your church more eco-friendly

The General Council of the Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Western Australia has embedded our commitment to being a Green Church into five policies which relate to the practical life of our community. The policies concern the following:

POLICY – Motor Vehicle Fleet Managment Policy 2014

POLICY – Air Travel Policy 2014

POLICY – Landscape Policy 2014

POLICY – Congregation Environment Policy 2014

POLICY – Sustainable Buildings Policy 2014

Five Leaf Eco Awards

Your church can gain a nationally recognised accreditation for its dedication to environmental awareness and action.  There are a range of awards available and support is provided to help your congregation move towards attaining your next award.

Visit the Five Leaf Eco Award website for more information.

Changing Climate, Changing Creation

Download this pamphlet for display in your church foyer.  Compiled by the Australian Conservation Foundation, UnitngJustice Australia, Catholic Earthcare Australia and the National Council of Churches in Australia.

Exploring God’s Green Word

Download this 4 session Green Church Bible Studies to kick off discussion in your congregation.


The Social Justice Unit of the Uniting Church in Australia, Western Australia was a partner in this innovative, collaborative community education initiative.  You can download the EmpowerWA – A Christian Perspective booklet which contains some theological reflections on the Christian imperative to care for creation.

Environment – A Christian Perspective – extract from EmpowerWA 2012

Just contact Geoff Bice, Executive Officer: Social Justice to find out more.