Thou Shalt Not Kill

By Martin Davis

I used to think “Thou shallt not kill” the easiest of the 10 Commandments to obey. As a junior lawyer, to disobey would, I reflected, certainly have seen the end of my career, but I had few temptations to go about murdering people, and could for the most part resist driving dangerously.

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Alternative Carols for Christmas

Looking for something to sing that tells the truth about the climate emergency that we are in? Please find a great collection of carols for climate change for use in your context, churches, communities. They have come from Grace, an Anglican minister in Manchester.

Two Green Christian members took part in Settle Climate Strike on 26 November –

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Eco Church LOAF event

St Mary’s Church, Cubbington held a LOAF event recently as part of their Eco Church activities.

They ran a stall with LOAF leaflets ordered from info@greenchristian.org.uk, and posters and shared a LOAF meal together as well.

There were just 13 of them as there was a village outing to the coast that a lot of members had gone on.

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Borrowed Time: building pastoral care in the climate emergency

In Green Christian we think the climate and ecological emergency is probably the greatest mission challenge the churches have ever faced.

We want to create places where people can meet together for a journey through climate grief and eco-anxiety. It’s work which requires new skills, new insights and new ways with words.

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What happened at GC Launde Abbey Retreat?

Read this post to find out what we did!
(Editor’s note: Note I am still preparing/updating this post)
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  1. Main Report by John Payne
  2. Comments sent in by others
  3. Some photos
  4. The original weekend pre-retreat blurb,

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Read about GC AMM workshop on “Faith, extinction and what we can do about it”

9th November 2019 

St Andrew’s Church, Short Street, London 

by John Payne

Faith, extinction and what we can do about it

With the Religion and Extinction Project

Paul Bodenham introduced the first session on Faith and Extinction.

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Way of Life Event 1 Feb

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The Green Christian Way of Life – Finding our Path and Walking Gently Together

Walking, Falling and Keeping Going

(Re)discovering and maintaining

a radical creation-centred

way of being

A gathering open to all Green Christian members who are interested in following our Way of Life and an opportunity for Companions (followers of the Way) to come together to share their experiences of the journey so far and discerning next steps

There will be presentations and discussions on each of the 4 Way of Life disciplines with questions such as:

Prayer –

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PRESS RELEASE: “The Church of England must inspire change, not mimic societal norms.” Green Christian calls for Church of England to set an example on carbon targets

Green Christian welcomes plans by the Church of England, announced last week, to “recognise the Climate Crisis and step up its action to safeguard God’s creation.”

The charity is seriously concerned, however, by the Environmental Working Group’s proposal that General Synod should support the Government’s carbon reduction of net zero carbon by 2050.

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