Through the Paddington Social Change Project, we hope to:
1. Take action ourselves on behalf of the marginalised and oppressed;
2. Facilitate community action for the common good; and
3. Equip the wider church for social change through resources, events and collaborative networking.
We do these things through congregational action, hosting events, running workshops, guest speaking and preaching, and participation in various coalitions and networks for justice and peace.
This work is coordinated by Justin Whelan, our Mission Development Manager. Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or ideas.
In order to support the wider church and community to act for social change, we offer a range of opportunities:
These workshops and speaking opportunities can be fully customised to be most relevant to your needs and passions. Justin is an experienced facilitator, trainer and preacher with a lifetime of experience in advocacy and activism for the common good. Get in touch to discuss options for your church.
Some of the issues we are currently working on include: