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What’s On

1. National GC Events; 2. Events with GC input; 3. Long list of events of all organisations
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1. NATIONAL GREEN CHRISTIAN EVENTS

Wed 2 Dec: 7pm: Liturgies for Lament with Andii Bowsher Green Christian Online Workshop See details and to book

Wednesday 16 Dec: 7pm: Electric Cars: benefits, issues, options and costs Green Christian Online Workshop See details and to book



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


24 Nov: Worcester Green Christian Local Group Hosting a Zoom Meeting: Sister Jessica will introduce Mucknell Abbey which is an Anglican Benedictine community of monks and nuns based in Worcestershire. More info and to register:


3. EVENTS OF ALL ORGANISATIONS

1 Nov: Start of the third running of the GC Seven Session Radical Presence course: Sundays 7pm – You can still join in

24 Nov: Worcester Green Christian Local Group Hosting a Zoom Meeting: In this talk we will explore what monastic communities can teach us about living a more sustainable life. Sister Jessica will introduce Mucknell Abbey which is an Anglican Benedictine community of monks and nuns based in Worcestershire.
More info and to register:

28 Nov: First of four Saturday 11am Advent Meetings on Climate and Colour: (by Zoom) 11am-12pm (28 Nov, 5,12,19 Dec) 1: Jeremy Williams on climate privilege and how the climate crisis is a racist crisis. Please book Co-hosted by Green Christian and Christian Climate Action

29 Nov: Fifth Session of the GC Seven Session Radical Presence course: Sundays 7pm – You can still join in

30 Nov@ Remembrance Day for Lost species

30th Nov 7.45pm. First of four weekly meetings on Laudato-Si . “Reading Laudato Si’ with heart, head and hands”: Speaker: Paul Bodenham -“Why does Laudato Si’ matter?” More info and for the Zoom link Organised by the Catholic community in Cheltenham

Wed 2 Dec: 7pm: Liturgies for Lament with Andii Bowsher Green Christian Online Workshop See details and to book

5 Dec: Second of four Saturday 11am Advent Meetings on Climate and Colour: (by Zoom) 11am-12pm (28 Nov, 5,12,19 Dec) 2: Radhika Bynon on her work with the climate activism stories of Christians of colour for the Christian Aid Black Faith Leaders and Creation Care project.. Please book Co-hosted by Green Christian and Christian Climate Action

6 Dec: Sixth Session of the GC Seven Session Radical Presence course: Sundays 7pm – You can still join in

7 Dec 7.45 Second of four weekly meetings on Laudato-Si Father Michael Healy (from Bristol) asks, “Where is God’s first revelation?”, and draws encouragement from the encyclical for us to hope that we can together save Our Common Home before it is too late. More info and for the Zoom link

10 Dec: Webinar to launch the The Creation Care scheme
This aims to encourage church households to care for God’s world. This project came out of work we’ve been doing at St Paul’s Church, Dorking, to become an Eco Church. 7.30pm.  Speakers: Bishop Ruth Bushyager and Revd Dr Dave Bookless

The website helps households work out what their next steps are in caring for God’s creation, whether they’re completely new to this, or have been trying to live sustainably for years. It’s also designed to help us celebrate our successes, with Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. Individual households can sign up to the scheme at https://creationcare.org.uk/members/

12 Nov: Third of four Saturday 11am Advent Meetings on Climate and Colour: (by Zoom) 11am-12pm (28 Nov, 5,12,19 Dec) 3:  Samantha Lindo on: the racialised effects of air pollution in Bristol. Co-hosted by Green Christian and Christian Climate Action

14 Dec 7.45pm Third of four weekly meetings on Laudato-Si: CAFOD Community Participation Co-ordinator, Liz Baldwin, tells how Laudato Si’ is at the heart of CAFOD’s new strategy, and talks about the LiveSimply Award for parishes and groups. More info and for the Zoom link

Wednesday 16 Dec: 7pm: Electric Cars: benefits, issues, options and costs Green Christian Online Workshop See details and to book

21 Dec, Fourth of four weekly meetings on Laudato-Si Sister Margaret Atkins OSA (from Lancaster Diocese) will speak in particular about the third chapter of Laudato Si’, and explain how Pope Francis traces the ‘human roots’ of the ecological crisis to what he calls the ‘technocratic paradigm’. “In quest of human flourishing”. More info and for the Zoom link Co-hosted by Green Christian and Christian Climate Action

19 Nov: Fourth of four Saturday 11am Advent Meetings on Climate and Colour: (by Zoom) 11am-12pm (28 Nov, 5,12,19 Dec)   Rev. Israel Oluwole Olofinjana will give a talk about the Olive Agenda: the need to Promote the Brown Agenda alongside the Green Agenda.  Please book

5 June 2021 (probable date): Colchester: Green Christian on the Road: 10am to 4pm. St Stephen’s Church, Canterbury Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 7RY. Programme details later.

23-25 July: The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick: The 2020 Annual Justice and Peace Conference-conference (or a form of it) has been postponed till 2021 – Related to – Action for Life on Earth’ includes GC members running workshops –

27-30 Aug 2021; Green Christian stall at Greenbelt

Some dates for prayer and action collated by Christian Concern for One Wo-rld

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

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