What’s On

  1. National GC Events; 2. Events with GC input; 3. Long list of events of all organisations

1. NATIONAL GREEN CHRISTIAN EVENTS:

Sat 15 June: Shrewsbury: GC On the Road Together Event

14 Sept: Manchester: Green Christian on the Road Together Event

28th Sept: Stroud:Green Christian on the Road Together Event

9 Nov 2019: Green Christian Annual General Meeting London

22-25 Nov 2019: Green Christian Retreat at Launde Abbey, (Leicestershire and Rutland)


2. EVENTS WITH A GREEN CHRISTIAN INPUT, OR A LOCAL GREEN CHRISTIAN EVENT

18 May: Green Christian Local Group – New Barnet, London (See details)

25 May: GC stall at Eco-fair Yeovil at Holy Trinity Church Lysander Road, Yeovil, BA20 2BU

5 June: GC stall at World Environment Day Fair, Ovingham. St Mary’s Church, 3.30pm to 6.30pm

12 June: GC Stall at Mike Berners-Lee “No Planet B” talk run by Settle Justice and Peace Group at Settle Methodist Church: Starts 7:00 (coffee) for 7.30pm

23-27 Aug: GC Stall at Greenbelt

30 Aug-1 Sept: GC stall at Moana – Water of Life: Navigating Climate Change for Planetary Health; by Diocese of Lincoln and the University of Lincoln’s School of Geography

(See details of all of these below)


3. EVENTS OF ALL ORGANISATIONS

Wed 15 May: Cambridge: Christians, Climate and Our Culture – Prof Katharine Hayhoe 6:00 pm Old Divinity School St John’s College Book Online (free) Cambridge

Sat 18 May, 10.00-12.00 St John’s URC Church, Somerset Rd New Barnet, EN5 1RH: Refreshments from 9.45 am. “Climate Change – Which Way Forward?“- Looking at options – including: faith, politics & protests? – A varied & positive programme with contributions from Christian Climate Action / XR Supporters. Plus: news, resources, information and civilised discussion! – ALL are very welcome from all local communities. – Details: 07990 793 046;

24-27 May: Cae Mabon, Llanberis: Eco-Retreat. Under the canopy, at the shore,on the hillside rooted in biblical tradition and connected to the earth

25 May: Yeovil: GC stall at Eco-fair Yeovil at Holy Trinity Church Lysander Road, Yeovil, BA20 2BU.

26 May: Rogation Sunday: An opportunity to organise and outdoor service.
See link to previous Rogation Services. See pictures of previous Rogation Services in Austwick, Settle, Rathmell and Broughton (N Yorks) 

Note The CofE will be launching a hymn about Creation on 26 May that you can practice this year and maybe use at Creationtide (1 Sep-4 Oct)

Sun 2 June , St James’s Church Piccadilly, London W1.
1.50 pmChristian Faith and Ecology in an Unfinished Universe
Eco Church Lecture by John F Haught, Distinguished Research Professor, Georgetown University Further details: www.livingspirit.org.uk/events
The theme is a sacramental approach to Christian ecological theology. In the face of the environmental crisis a whole new interpretation of what it means to be Christian is needed. Free of charge. To book, email petragriffiths@livingspirit.org.uk

5th June: GC stall at World Environment Day Fair, Ovingham. St Mary’s Church, 3.30pm to 6.30pm.


Sat 8 June: Leeds Anglican Diocese Environment Training Day. St Marks Church Harrogate 5th June: GC stall at World Environment Day Fair, Ovingham. St Mary’s Church, 3.30pm to 6.30pm.

Sat 8 June: Brighthelm, Brighton: Human Flourishing on a Flourishing Earth: Finding a way together. Workshop exploring practical actions and spiritual approaches. Keynote speaker: award-winning environmentalist Nicola Peel. www.livingspirit.org.uk/brighton

Wed 12 June: Settle, N Yorks: GC Stall at Mike Berners-Lee “No Planet B” talk run by Settle Justice and Peace Group at Settle Methodist Church: Starts 7:00 (coffee) for 7.30pm Mike Berners-Lee is author of said book and “How bad are bananas – the carbon footprint of everything.” ) His organisation also produced the Leeds Diocese Church Carbon Calculator. organised by Settle Justice and Peace Group (part of Settle Churches Together: Settle Methodist Church.

Sat 15 June: Shrewsbury: Green Christian on the Road Together Event – Central Baptist Church, Shrewsbury

Sun 16 June: Ben Rhydding Anglican Church, nr Ilkley: Animal Blessing Service. 2 p.m. All animals that will not be intimidated by the experience of being alongside others are welcome. We will be praying for all animals in our world – companion ones; farmed and wild.

25 June: Peterborough. – An introduction to Eco-church: making your church good news for God’s earth. Dr Hilary Marlow (Cambridge University and A Rocha) – at 7.30 pm in the Friends’ Meeting House , Thorpe Road, PE3 6AB. – We are increasingly aware of the challenges before us and to our planet posed by climate change, the exploitation of earth’s resources, pollution and pressures on the natural environment.
AN OPEN MEETING.

26 June: “The Time is now” Mass Climate Lobby – See websites at CTBI and Christian Aid
In fact the time is now- today- before 26 June because we need to start preparing for this now. Download resources from Christian Aid here

29 June: 2019 Operation Noah AGM and Supporters Day: 10.30-4pm. Climate Emergency: A Christian Response of Faith, Hope and Urgency. CAFOD, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB. Hannah Malcolm, winner of the Church Times’ Theology Slam will be the keynote speaker this year.
The annual Supporters’ Day is a great opportunity to get to know and inspire one another and share ideas on how to take action on climate change in our churches, locally and on a national level.

18-21 July: Jubilee Centre’s Social Reformers Summer School at Westminster College in Cambridge. Theme “Food, Relationships and the Environment” It will bring a distinctly biblical perspective on the complex issues involved.

21-24 July: Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics – Summer School – Humane Education – Increasing sensitivity to animals and humans  at St Stephen’s House, University of Oxford

26-28 July: Hayes Conference Centre, Derbyshire: Forgotten People Forgotten Places – Being Church on the Margins: 41 Ann Conf of the National Justice and Peace Network

23rd-27th Aug: Greenbelt: Green Christian will have a stall

30 Aug-1 Sept: GC stall at Moana – Water of Life: Navigating Climate Change for Planetary Health; by Diocese of Lincoln and the University of Lincoln’s School of Geography University of Lincoln LN6 7TS. International speakers from Fiji, new Zealand, USA and Lincoln.

1 Sept – 4 Oct: World: Season of Creation

14 Sept: Manchester: Green Christian on the Road Together Event – The Dandelion Community, Woodhouse Park, Wythenshawe

16-22 Sept: European Mobility Week

22 Sept: Car Free Day and Car Free Sunday – Link to GC website info on this (shorty to be updated) .
See London Car Free Day Events Here and here:-
https://londoncarfreeday.com/

28th Sept: Stroud Green Christian on the Road Together Event at the Immaculate Conception Church, 10.30 to 4.30

9 Nov 2019: Green Christian Annual General Meeting London

22-25 Nov: Green Christian Retreat at Launde Abbey

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

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