Justice Peace and
Integrity of Creation Working Group.
In 2009 the
Presbytery established a working group to reflect on and bring before
Presbytery issues of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation.
The role of the
working group will be
issues that impact on the church in Gippsland and the wider
community of Gippsland;
to act as a
reference group for members of congregations, churches and parishes
wishing to explore issues of justice, peace and integrity of
to act as a
working group to which Presbytery can refer matters for
consideration and report (including issues that are referred from
Synod or Assembly).
To act as a
link for the Presbytery with with the Justice and International
Mission Unit at the Synod and with Uniting World and Uniting Justice
at the Assembly.
The operation of the
The group will
consist of a Convenor and up to five members with power to co-opt.
The group will meet as required, perhaps three or four times a year
face to face. It may chose to work via e-mail or using skype or other
technologies. It will report at least annually to the Presbytery and
its Standing Committee and at other times when appropriate.