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:

14 Sept: Manchester: Green Christian on the Road Together Event

28 Sept: Stroud Green Christian on the Road Together Event

9 Nov 2019: Green Christian Annual Members Meeting London

22-25 Nov: Launde Abbey, Leics: Green Christian Retreat 



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

13 July: Barnet, London: Plastics – What’s the Problem, What’s the Solution? 9.45am Green Barnet event

13 July: 10am – 1pm. Love our Oceans. St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road, Portsmouth. Do visit the Green Christian stall!

23 July: 7pm. GC Information Officer, Ruth Jarman is speaking on ‘A Christian Response to the Ecological Emergency‘. Christchurch, Purley, Surrey CR8 2BN

23-27 Aug: GC Stall at Greenbelt

30 Aug-1 Sept: GC stall at Moana – Water of Life: Navigating Climate Change for Planetary Health; by Diocese of Lincoln and the University of Lincoln’s School of Geography


3. EVENTS OF ALL ORGANISATIONS

13 July: Portsmouth: 10am – 1pm. Love our Oceans. St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road, Portsmouth. Do visit the Green Christian stall!

13 July: Barnet, London: Plastics – What’s the Problem, What’s the solution? Green Christian-Barnet St. John’s Church, Somerset Rd, New Barnet, EN5 1RH. 9.45 for Refreshments 10.00 to 12.00 noon. ”Sarah Edwards from Tearfund will be leading on this “Key” subject. ALSO: we will provide information, support and ideas for dealing with our climate crisis – including the latest news from Operation Noah and three other National Charities. No need to book a place – All are very welcome to this free event! More information and details from: ants8424@gmil.com 

15 July: Faith and Extinction, Bristol. A day of Creative Conversation hosted by Encounters Arts and the Religion & Extinction Network. We are bringing together people from different faith and spiritual backgrounds to take part and share thoughts, feelings and reflections about the climate and ecological crisis we face, in particular around global mass extinction. We shall be exploring the questions: What role do religious faith or spirituality play in shaping our actions in response to extinction? And how does extinction impact on our religious faith and spiritual beliefs?

This event is free. Please email Anne-Marie Culhane: admin@encounters-arts.org.uk sending a couple of sentences with your name and describing your interest in this Creative Conversation.

16 July: Climate Change: Heading For Extinction (And What To Do About It) Tuesday, 16 July 2019 19:30 – 21:30 Aylsham Parish Church, Norfolk http://bit.ly/2FIIQT7

18-21 July: Jubilee Centre’s Social Reformers Summer School at Westminster College in Cambridge. Theme “Food, Relationships and the Environment” It will bring a distinctly biblical perspective on the complex issues involved.

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

23 July: 7pm. GC Information Officer, Ruth Jarman is speaking on ‘A Christian Response to the Ecological Emergency‘. Christchurch, Purley, Surrey CR8 2BN

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

29-31 July: Settle, N Yorks: Eco Explorers: Three family wildlife /eco activity mornings (first set) at Lower Winskill Farm BD24 9PZ, organised by Churches Together in Settle. Booking necessary. Each morning includes three workshops, a gathering and a picnic.

23rd-27th Aug: Greenbelt:  Kettering: Green Christian will have a stall


29-31 Aug: Settle, N Yorks: Eco Explorers: Three family wildlife /eco activity mornings (Second set) at Lower Winskill Farm BD24 9PZ, organised by Churches Together in Settle. Booking necessary. Each morning includes three workshops, a gathering and a picnic.

30 Aug-1 Sept: GC stall at Moana – Water of Life: Navigating Climate Change for Planetary Health; by Diocese of Lincoln and the University of Lincoln’s School of Geography University of Lincoln LN6 7TS. International speakers from Fiji, new Zealand, USA and Lincoln.


1 Sept – 4 Oct: World: Season of Creation


14 Sept: Manchester: Green Christian on the Road Together Event – The Dandelion Community, Woodhouse Park, Wythenshawe

16 Sept: Guildford Twelve Years to Save the Planet – Conference organised by South East Faiths Forum University of Surrey GU2 7HX 10am to 15.30pm — – bringing speakers together from different beliefs and traditions, to offer us their insights into attitudes to our common environment and responsibility for our planet. £10 incl of refreshments. Please book by 2 Sept to secure your place.

16-22 Sept: European Mobility Week

Sat 21 Sept: Wirral Earth Fest, 11 am – 5 pm, St Bridget’s Church, Centre and School Fields, West Kirby. Stalls, Food, Music and Activities for all ages.

Sat 21 Sept ‘Green your churchyard’ workshop at Holy Trinity Churchyard in Frome. Local experts Dr Pippa Raynor from Somerset Wildlife Trust, David Curry of Devon Living Churchyards, and Chris Stringer of Frome Town Council will be there to share ideas and inspiration for how to boost biodiversity in your churchyard, and beyond!

22 Sept: Car Free Day and Car Free Sunday
See also London Car Free Day Events here and here.

23-24 (-25) Sept: Once In A Lifetime A 2-day Climate Justice Summit in Cambridge – with Amos Trust and A Rocha. St Paul’s Church, Hill Road, Cambridge 

28th Sept: Stroud Green Christian on the Road Together Event at the Immaculate Conception Church, 10.30 to 4.30

Sat 5 Oct: Weston Super Mare: EcoChurch day conference at Christ Church, Weston Super Mare. Speakers including Rob Varley, former head of the Met Office, and Rev Kevin Durrant, Baptist Pastor and author of ‘The Earth will teach you’, as well as local church members talking about their own Eco Church journey, and lots of practical advice on everything from boilers to bats.

9 Nov 2019: Green Christian Annual General Meeting London. 1pm till 4.30pm St Andrews Lower Hall, Short Street London SE1 8LJ Bring and share lunch.


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.

22-25 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

Some dates for prayer and action collated by Christian Concern for One World

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

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