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:

22-24 Nov: Launde Abbey, Leics: Green Christian Retreat 



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

23 Nov: Birmingham: 11am-4pm: Creation Care & Climate Justice Hodge Hill Church 242 Coleshill Road, B36 8BG: A gathering for Christians (young people & adults) in the Midlands to CONNECT, REFLECT, PLAN and ACT – Talks: “The house is on fire”: a call to action from our young leaders
(Birmingham Youth Strike 4 Climate ) , “Climate grief, eco-anxiety… and faith: finding language to connect faith and action” (Paul Bodenham, Green Christian) Plus a choice of 2 out of c 8 workshops

A group ride from Birmingham City centre for those who would like to travel by bike Details for the bike ride are: Meet at Costa Coffee (Aston University) 12-13 Birmingham Street BD4 7DA from 9am for coffee, ride to depart at 10am. Returning after the event back to Aston University. Details


3. EVENTS OF ALL ORGANISATIONS

Sun 17 Nov: Settle: Eco-Explorers Indoors / Messy Church – St John’s Church, Settle, organised by Churches Together in Settle 3pm-5pm

Mon 18 Nov: Wells Cathedral is organising a 6th Form Conference on Climate Change It’s a hot topic and they have some great speakers and activities lined up. If you are a teacher or know one, please encourage them to bring a group along.

Mon 18 Nov: Wells Cathedral: Climate Change: Can WE Change? 2-4pm Chair: Bishop Ruth Worsley of Taunton: Speakers:  Robert Varley, Dr Andy Parsons and Caroline Pomeroy. 

20 Nov: South London, Near London Bridge – Churches Together in South London climate event. email claire@ctslondon.org.uk for details – organisations participating – Christian Climate Action, Tearfund, Operation Noah, Green Christian, A Rocha, and Christian Aid.

22-24 Nov: Green Christian Retreat at Launde Abbey

23 Nov: Dursley Tabernacle URC, Gloucestershire: Eco Day led by Alex Mabbs (from Brighthelm Church, Brighton) Provisional programme: Morning: Green Issues. Afternoon: green theology, worship and prayer. Details

Saturday 23 Nov 11.00 am – 2.30 pm St Michael & All Angels Church, Summertown, Oxford: Explore all the information you need to individually combat climate change. Over 25 stalls will provide advice on recycling, repair and upcycling, planting trees, solar panels, food waste and composting, house insulation, changing to green energy, reducing plastic waste, local allotments, supporting poorer communities, campaigning, lobbying decision makers and more.

23 Nov: Newton, Chester, CH2 2PX: “Care for Creation ” Christmas table-top sale: This event is being held by St Michael’s Climate Action Group : table top sale featuring hand made gifts and other items. There will be refreshments and children’s activities. We are hoping to make suet balls for the birds and a large bug hotel in the garden. 

23 Nov: Birmingham: 11am-4pm: Creation Care & Climate Justice Hodge Hill Church 242 Coleshill Road, B36 8BG: A gathering for Christians (young people & adults) in the Midlands to CONNECT, REFLECT, PLAN and ACT – Talks: “The house is on fire”: a call to action from our young leaders
(Birmingham Youth Strike 4 Climate ) , “Climate grief, eco-anxiety… and faith: finding language to connect faith and action” (Paul Bodenham, Green Christian) Plus a choice of 2 out of c 8 workshops-+

A group ride from Birmingham City centre for those who would like to travel by bike Details for the bike ride are: Meet at Costa Coffee (Aston University) 12-13 Birmingham Street BD4 7DA from 9am for coffee, ride to depart at 10am. Returning after the event back to Aston University. Details

30 Nov: Remembrance Day for lost species

1 Dec: Baildon, West Yorks: from 1130 as part of Baildon at Christmas there will be guided tours of the Fold, the new “Passivhous” building at Baildon Methodist Church. All are welcome Over 10 years the church has raised nearly £900,000 to construct this two storey building which will use virtually no energy and emit virtually no carbon dioxide. They say: “We are  part of the 21st-century mission of the church so to act  that the whole of God’s world benefits”

26 Dec: Annual Pilgrimage Walk from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey. See pictures of a previous event

Fri10-Sat-11 Jan: Cambridge: Faraday Institute course: “Faith and Science for everyone – a short course for Christian leaders”, Go HERE for more details.

7 March 2020 Derby: JPIT Conference: Renewal and Rebellion: Faith, Economy and Climate – The Riverside Centre DE24 8HY (Joint Public Issues Team of of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church)

Some dates for prayer and action collated by Christian Concern for One Wo-rld

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

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