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Storm of Hope

Storm of Hope is our Annual Brochure (four sides of A4), produced each February.  It is a good introduction to Green Christian. It promotes the current concerns of Green Christian and its members. You can read it by clicking on the relevant link lower down. If you would like several paper copies for your church or an event, please contact Green Christian.

We use the phrase ‘Storm of Hope’ to describe a form of discipleship that enables us to respond to the cry of the wounded Earth.

Storm’ refers to the sorrow we feel in our hearts at the signs of the Earth’s demise and most especially stormy consequences we face as a result changing our lives to tread more lightly on the planet,  thus living against the flow of the dominant culture.

Hope’ is the spiritual energy that empowers us to choose to engage in the discipline of faith, resistance and worship that allow us to safely feel the pain of ecological devastation and yet sustain our passion for activism.

Storm of Hope’ is a ‘way of being’ that enables us to grieve but still remain sufficiently angry, humble and hopeful to be true to our calling as faithful Earthkeepers.

Christ, alpha, omega
avatar of hope
whose heart in spite of all
hopes on in spite of us
hopes on for us, in spite of us –
rain, rain on us
untamed, unconstrained
your wildfire storm of hope.

From That Intransitive Being by Daniel Berrigan

It can be downloaded in pdf format or printed copies can be obtained for a donation towards postage from Green Christian Resources (Publications)

Storm of Hope 2022 (1 megabyte)

Storm of Hope 2021 (0.7 megabyte)

Earlier Editions

Storm of Hope 2020 (0.6 megabyte) Holy Resistance

Storm of Hope 2019 (0.4 megabyte) Living in Hope
Storm of Hope 2018 (0.4 megabyte) Ordinary Christians
Storm of Hope 2017 (4.9 megabyte) Facing the Future
Storm of Hope 2016 (0.6 megabyte) Praise, Pray and Act
Storm of Hope 2015 (0.7 megabyte) Earth discipleship
Storm of Hope 2014 (0.6 megabyte) Making A a good place to B
Storm of Hope 2013 (0.9 megabyte) Tell the New Story
Storm of Hope 2012 (0.4 megabyte) Think local, act global
Storm of Hope 2011 (3.6 megabyte) Going carbon free
Storm of Hope 2010 (2.9 megabyte) Choose life
Storm of Hope 2009 (2.8 megabyte) Hope let loose
Storm of Hope 2008 (0.4 megabyte) From denial to activism