What’s On

Wed 16th Jan 2019: Settle Justice & Peace Group, 7 for 7.30pm at Friends Meeting House.

A talk, led by Paul Kelly, on Fracking at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire, looking at not only the current position, but the history of fracking in Britain and elsewhere, official advice to MPs on fracking, the pros and cons in the context of the COP24 meeting. Input from Dr Stephen Garsed and Maggie McSherry of the Lancaster Faith & Justice Commission. Both have been extensively involved in the Fracking debate in Lancashire and Stephen will have recently returned from Katowice where he was present during the COP24.

17 Jan: Skipton: Climate Change and the Rural Environment  Herriots 7.30pm organised by Lib Dems.

 Sat 19 Jan, Y Fan Institute, Llanidloes 10.30 for 11am – As Quakers how do we respond to Climate Change?
 ‘Talking about Climate Change’ George Marshall (talk & discussion) -‘Our lives, our witness: living with loving consideration for all creatures’ Harriet Martin; Lunch (LOAF) –  ‘The Extinction Rebellion Movement: What is Impelling us?’ Marita & Jeremy Over; Linking the Quaker Testimonies with Sustainability – Gwen Prince; Experiment with Light: Meditation on the World and Worship Sharing; TEA

 Sat 26 Jan: Barnet, London: “Green Christian Barnet” –  Free Session at St John’s Church, (main building), Somerset Road, New Barnet, EN5 1RH. From 10.45 am to 1.00pm. Topics:-   Holly Peterson on: “How to measure our own Carbon Footprint” and  “Disinvestment from fossil fuel companies.”  Also:-    “How Not To Talk About Climate Change”; a brief video which brings some fun to an important topic; Alan Pryor   on the results of our Climate Change Questionnaire –  interesting results from 2018. – Plus:- News & Information Exchange, will include details of a new project by Christian Aid. “Any Questions” on Climate Change issues.  – ants8424@gmail.com   07990 793 046 www.climateconcern.co.uk

Tue 29 Jan: Peterborough Eco-faith Network. 7.30 pm: Peter Brotherton (Natural England). An appraisal of 2018 and hopes for the future- This will include evaluating the UN COPT 25 conference in Katowice in December;      possible effects of Brexit;  Friends’ Meeting House, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6 AB. – Always an informative and challenging presentation and discussion.

Fri  1 Feb: Churches Together in Tunbridge Wells:  ‘Faith, Hope and Action in a Changing Climate’. Guest speakers: The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP and Dr Ruth Valerio. Venue: United Reform Church, Mt Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells. Time: 6.30 to 8.30.

2 Feb  ‘Caring for Our Common Home, a day conference organised by the Cumbria Theological Society, Churches Together in Cumbria Environment Group and St John’s Church, Keswick. – sixth-form students, local churches, local businesses and anyone interested in environmental issues. Keswick School, Vicarage Hill, Keswick CA12 5QB.

9 Feb: Bristol: Festival of Transformation 09:30 – 15:30 Sat 9 Feb 2019, Bristol City Hall, BRISTOL.Workshops & TED-talks inspired by God’s Kingdom values & UN Sustainable Development Goals. Speakers incl: Ruth Valerio (Tearfund) & Chris Wright (Langham Partnership). Justice, development & environmental issues and the practical & political response. Further details: Eventbrite

9 Feb  London:  National Justice and Peace Network Open Networking Day  Phil Kingston: Christian Climate Action-will speak on taking part in the Extinction Rebellion November actions. (talk will be in the morning)  CAFOD Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB  Bring lunch to share. admin@justice-and-peace.org.uk,  020 7901 4864

Fri 15 Feb :Gloucester Speaker: The Bishop of TewkesburyChristian mission through caring for creation” (the Five Marks of Mission and how they all relate to one another Time: 12.15 – 1.30pm: Location: The Jerusalem Room, Department of Mission and Ministry, No 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR

Th 21 Feb 2019  7.30 p.m. Clun Methodist Church : Film: “ After the Flood

23 Feb: London: Training Day: Intro to Christian Climate Action, Extinction Rebellion and Non-Violent Direct Action 10am-6pm. The Upper Vestry Hall, St Georges, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2HR

25 Feb – 10 March – Fairtrade Fortnight

Wed 6 March – Sat 20 April: Lent. Resources you might like to use in a study group

Sat 30 March: Eco-Congregation Scotland Annual Gathering and AGM  in Dundee’s Gate Church. Guest speaker: Professor Jim Skea (Recently asked by the Scottish Government to chair its Just Transition Commission – advising on a carbon-neutral economy that is fair for all – Professor Skea currently co-chairs Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), covering mitigation of climate change such as reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. The Dundee-born Chair in Sustainable Energy at Imperial College London is also a founding member of the UK Committee on Climate Change)
Sat 30 March 2019 – Green Day at Beverley -Toll Gavel United Church Beverley; Special Vegan Lunch  the Community Hall; Includes Green Christian/ Joy in Enough workshop
Sat 27 Apr: Ripon College Cuddesdon, nr Oxford:  Rewilding – A Christian Perspective.Organised by JRI and CRES
Sat 11 May: London: Meditation and Hope Amidst Climate Chaos  Led by Peter Musgrave. 10.30 am – 4.00 pm Cost £30 Concessions £20 Please bring a packed lunch.  Coffee and tea provided. St Mark’s Myddelton Square, The Meditatio Centre, London , EC1R 1XX, United Kingdom
9 Nov 2019: Green Christian Annual General Meeting London

Other Events Calendars:

www.projectbritain.com/calendar/
national-awareness-days.com


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