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. – email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org, 020 7901 4864
Fri 15 Feb :Gloucester Speaker: The Bishop of Tewkesbury: “Christian 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
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