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Building back greener?

Christian perspectives on the future of our economy, money and work

Green Christian Conference
7-8 October, 2022


1. NATIONAL GREEN CHRISTIAN EVENTS

(Events of Other organisations including Green Christian lower down)

Online: 30 May: 7pm BST Green Christian Allotment Group:

7 – 8 Oct: Green Christian Conference – Building back greener? Christian perspectives on the future of our economy, money and work:-
Fri 7 Oct: Zoom on the eveningPaul Kingsnorth, environmentalist and writer and founder of the Dark Mountain project.
Sat 8 Oct: Priory Rooms, Birmingham B4 6AF, 10.15am to 4.30pm . Speakers on Saturday will be:
Grace Blakeley, economics and politics commentator
Professor Christopher Southgate, scientist and theologian
Plus workshops and discussion, and taster sessions of Plenty!

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2. EVENTS WITH A GC INPUT, OR A LOCAL GC EVENT

Colchester: 23 May, 7.30pm – 9.15pm: St Stephen’s Church Centre, Canterbury Road, Colchester – “Interested in being a “Green Christian”? Members from several Colchester Churches are currently working together to form a new Green Christian Local Group. The guest speaker will be Imogen Nay, Canon for Evangelism and Discipleship for the Chelmsford Diocese, and a keen environmentalist. Email for more details

Sat, 9 July: 10:00 – 16:30 BST, Saltburn, : .Green Christian “On the Road” Together – Saltburn


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3. EVENTS OF ALL ORGANISATIONS

15-21 May: Christian Aid Week

Online: 18 May – Cat Jenkins: “Why should tax justice matter to Christians?” Green Christian Zoom Meeting

Sun 22 May Rogation Sunday: – Rogation service with an ecological slant 

Austwick, Yorks Dales: Sun 22 May: Austwick May Walk / Primrose walk – A good Rogation occasion – meet at the Church at 1pm – Bluebells, Primroses and many more flowers.

Keasden: (Forest of Bowland, near Yorks Dales) Sun May 22: 7pm: Keasden Lambing Service at the New Burial Ground adjacent to St Matthew’s Church Keasden.

May 22-29 Laudato Si’ Week –  in 2022 will mark the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis’ landmark encyclical on creation care. Register your event here

Colchester: 23 May, 7.30pm – 9.15pm: St Stephen’s Church Centre, Canterbury Road, Colchester. “Are you interested in being a “Green Christian”? Members from several Colchester Churches are currently working together to form a new Green Christian Local Group. The guest speaker will be Imogen Nay, Canon for Evangelism and Discipleship for the Chelmsford Diocese, and a keen environmentalist. Email for more details

Online: 30 May: 6-7pm BST Green Christian Allotment Group:

N. Yorks: 1 June: Walk and Pray for the Climate – Settle email for details

Online: May 6 – July 10: Celebrate Churches Count on Nature Virtually These free webinars will be complementing hundreds of local Churches Count on Nature events. Do have a look at the long list of events.

Preston: Sat 4 June. 10:00 – 15:30 BST:   ‘Finding Jesus in the Eucharist, the Poor and Creation.’ The event will be held in St Wilfrid’s Parish Centre, Preston: Keynote speaker:  Fr Eamonn Mulcahy Organised by Lancaster Faith and Justice Commission.

Exeter: Wed 8 June: St Stephen’s Church, High Street, Exeter, from 6pm : Doom, Dharma and the truth that sets us free: The Inner-Life Demands of Climate Change: Come and hear Alastair McIntosh, honorary professor in College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, author and activist . Refreshments available from 5.30pm. Copies of his latest book Riders on the Storm  will be on sale.

St Albans: Thu 9 June – 12.30pm-1.30pm: Thinking Lunch at  Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans: Kath Clough from Green Christian: Code Red for Humanity – How might we live in a collapsing civilisation.

9 June and following events: Worcester Cathedral: We have become deeply aware that the Climate Emergency is an important matter for all Christians, and indeed for all people, lying as it does at the heart of our mission to “love your neighbour” by caring for one another and for the very Creation that sustains us.  Series of workshops and events, around learning practical green living:- These events are open to all people, of all faiths and none, and will mostly take place at the Cathedral.

  • 9th June, 2.30pm: Cooking delicious vegetarian food – demo and teach-in
  • 7th July, 7pm: Greening your finances: put your money where your heart is
  • 25th September, 12:30pm: From garden to dish – organic food (visit)
  • 29th September, 2:30pm: Conscientious consumerism – how to buy ethically
  • 22nd October, 10am: Eco Family Fair

10 -12 June: The Climate Emergency: What Next? (for 18-40yr olds)- reflect upon the Climate Emergency, the decisions of COP26, and the future of Climate Activism. Friday 10 – Sunday 12 June, or just Saturday 11th June, 9.30am-8.00pm. In Nottingham, hosted by the CSJP sisters. Cost: Free (Donations welcome). This event is for those aged between 18 and 40.

London & Online: Sat 11 June: 10.00-16.00 From the Ground Up: Unearthing Hope and Seeking Justice – Onsite-London and Online conference organised by The Joint Public Issues Team . Across the UK, grassroots organising is bringing new power to campaigning for change.

Online: 27 June: 6-7pm BST Green Christian Allotment Group:

Sat, 9 July: 10:00 – 16:30 BST, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Emmanuel Church TS12 1LE, : .Green Christian “On the Road” Together – Saltburn – A welcome to All interested in Green Christian in the North East!. includes Talks and Activities on Plenty!, and on Green Christian “Way of Life”. Saltburn railway station is a five minute walk from Emmanuel Church. There is a regular train service from Darlington to Saltburn.

7-10 Aug, at Merton College, Oxford: Seventh Oxford Summer School on Animal Ethics: Animals and Public Policy: Embodying, Implementing, and Institutionalising Animal Ethics

www.projectbritain.com/calendar/

1 Sept- 4 Oct: Creationtide:

8 Oct: Plenty/ Joy in Enough/Green Christian Day Conference – Book this date

7 – 8 Oct: Green Christian Conference – Building back greener? Christian perspectives on the future of our economy, money and work:-
Fri 7 Oct: Zoom on the evening: Paul Kingsnorth, environmentalist and writer and founder of the Dark Mountain project.
Sat 8 Oct: Priory Rooms, Birmingham B4 6AF, 10.30 am to 4pm . Speakers on Saturday will be:
Grace Blakeley, economics and politics commentator
Professor Christopher Southgate, scientist and theologian
Plus workshops and discussion, and taster sessions of Plenty!


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