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PRESS RELEASE: Shrewsbury responds with faith to the ecological crisis

Local church groups and the national organisation Green Christian are getting together to run a free event aimed at providing people of faith with some resources to respond to the problems of climate change and biodiversity loss.

On 15th June, 2019, Shrewsbury’s Central Baptist Church,

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PRESS RELEASE: Now it’s all hands on deck! Christians encouraged to ask their church to declare an ecological emergency

Press release 9th May 2019

On 1 May 2019 a national climate and environmental emergency was declared in the UK Parliament. Green Christian calls on church denominations and their governing bodies to play their part. The charity is encouraging Christians to ask their elected church representatives and leaders to:

  • Join in declaring a climate and ecological emergency as a church,

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in light of scientific warnings and political failure

  • UK charity Green Christian is calling on the governing bodies of churches in the UK and worldwide to ‘tell the truth about climate change’ by declaring a Climate Emergency
  • The churches will join a worldwide movement,

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Press Release: Green Christian meet on Extinction Rebellion Day

(See also:  post written on 21 Nov:  Green Christian AMM report, Bishop David Atkinson and Extinction Rebellion)

9th November 2018

Green Christian are happy that the new protest group Extinction Rebellion have chosen the same day as the Green Christian Annual Members Meeting,

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Press Release: Christian charity looks for hope and wisdom at their Annual Members’ Meeting

Green Christian are excited to announce that the speaker at their Annual Members’ Meeting will be the Rt Rev Dr David Atkinson, author of a powerful new book, Hope Rediscovered – Biblical Wisdom for an Anxious World. The meeting will be held in Central London on Saturday 17 November from 1pm,

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Press Release: The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – what does it mean for Christians?

October 8th 2018

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have today issued a report which states the importance of limiting global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees C. A rise of as much as 2C is likely to have devastating consequences on life on our planet,

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On The Road Together

This is the press release that was sent out for the first “Green Christian on the Road Event”.
There will be two more such events later this year (2018):

  • 2 June – in Cambridge
  • 15 Sept – in Derby

More details about these two events will be posted later

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Church called to build a bridge between theology and economics

PRESS RELEASE – for immediate release
The Joy in Enough campaign has challenged Christians to play their part in creating a fair and sustainable economy.

Participants at the Big Workshop day con

ference in Sheffield were presented with the case for change,

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