What’s On

NATIONAL GREEN CHRISTIAN EVENTS:

9 Nov 2019: Green Christian Annual General Meeting London
22-25 Nov 2019: Green Christian Retreat at Launde Abbey, on the borders of Leicestershire and Rutland)

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

23 March: Green Christian Barnet local event
30 March: GC Stall at Wells Cathedral Event
30 March: GC Stall and Joy in Enough talk at Beverley Day conference
23-27 Aug: GC Stall at Greenbelt (See details of all of these below)

EVENTS OF ALL ORGANISATIONS

Wed 6 March – Sat 20 April: Lent Resources you might like to use in a study group

4-15 March : UN Environment Assembly. Environmental leaders of the world will be meeting in Nairobi to discuss environmental issues, in particular to consider innovative solutions for environmental issues, and sustainable consumption and production.  Faith for the Earth will be running side events during the conference. 

Pray for the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the air-crash before this event.

Wed 20 March, St Francis Church, Banbury, What can we do? A Christian response to the ecological crisis, talk by Rob Husband, on faith involvement in Extinction Rebellion, 7.15pm and 9.15pm. Info

Th 21 March – Clun Methodist Church SY7 8JB. 7.30pm: Sustainable Futures – a presentation by Dr. Alison Weeks: The Oceans and the Changing Climate: Can we change the course of Global warming? 

Sat 23 March, Summerbridge, nr Pateley Bridge, N Yorks: “Before the Flood”  – National Geographic –  at Summerbridge Methodist Church, HG3 5RL at 7.30pm. – organised by Nidderdale Climate + Environment Group.  Free entry,  donations towards costs will be appreciated. Tea and coffee from 7.15.- Even if you can’t go, watch the film trailer here

Sat 23 March: Barnet, London: Green Christian Barnet Event: 10.00 am. To. 12 noon. St. John’s Church, Somerset Rd, New Barnet, EN5 1RH. Showing the new film: ‘A CAUSE FOR CONCERN”. Made in New Zealand, this stunning film shows how people living on the islands of the South Pacific are dealing with climate change.

30 March: Earth Hour: Join the global movement this Earth Hour – switch off your lights and be part of the change. #EarthHourUK


Sat 30 March: Wells Eco Church conference: God’s planet, our problem? – Practical steps to help your church take care of God’s creation 09:30 to 15:30. Morning speakers: Rt Revd Ruth Worsley, Bishop of Taunton; Prof Chris King; Afternoon: workshops and stalls: including Green Christian stall. Venue: St Thomas’s Church, Wells BA5 2UZ


Sat 30 March: Eco-Congregation Scotland Annual Gathering and AGM  in Dundee’s Gate Church. Guest speaker: Professor Jim Skea (Recently asked by the Scottish Government to chair its Just Transition Commission – advising on a carbon-neutral economy that is fair for all – Professor Skea currently co-chairs Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), covering mitigation of climate change such as reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. The Dundee-born Chair in Sustainable Energy at Imperial College London is also a founding member of the UK Committee on Climate Change)

Sat 30 March 2019 – Green Day at Beverley – Toll Gavel United Church Beverley Special Vegan Lunch  the Community Hall; Includes Green Christian/ Joy in Enough workshop  

Sat 6 April: Westbury on Trym, (Bristol) Methodist Church Spring Eco Fair, held in collaboration with Christian Aid – includes a Green Christian Stall. . Stalls, exhibitions, short talks, activities for children, refreshments 10am-4pm culshaw@strawberryvision.co.uk


7 April: Broadbelt Hall, Glasshouses, Pateley BridgeHG3 5QY,: April 7th: there will be a follow up discussion meeting following the “Before the Flood” film: email for more details of meeting

Mon 15 Apr:  Junction 12 on M5: Prayer vigil and open air service at the entrance to the Javlin Park Incinerator. Meet 12.15pm outside Blooms Garden Centre  (Quedgeley Interchange). Details


Mon 15 April & following week: Sounding Twelve Years UK:  Could you ask your church to ring its bell 12 times? Or meet as a goup in town & Ring a bell / Sound your horn / 12 times? ClimateKeys


Sat 27 Apr:   Ripon College Cuddesdon, nr Oxford:    Rewilding – A Christian Perspective. Organised by JRI and CRES:   Detailed programme HERE

Wed 8 May: Settle Justice & Peace Group: talk by Paul Kelly of Settle Catholic Church on the LiveSimply Award. Paul has undertaken assessments for the award in other areas.

Sat 11 May: London:Meditation and Hope Amidst Climate Chaos  Led by Peter Musgrave. 10.30 am – 4.00 pm Cost £30 Concessions £20 Please bring a packed lunch.  Coffee and tea provided. St Mark’s Myddelton Square, The Meditatio Centre, London , EC1R 1XX, United Kingdom

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

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

1 Sept – 4 Oct: World: Season of Creation

9 Nov 2019: Green Christian Annual General Meeting London

22-25 Nov: Green Christian Retreat at Launde Abbey

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