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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 28 July, 7pm: Bible Discussion: How should we balance trusting in God’s sovereignty versus personally taking action on the climate? With Deborah Tomkins

Wed 11 August, 7pm: Labyrinths: spirituality,place and the environment with Annabel Barber

More Wednesday evening GC online workshops

Mon 6 Sept (5.45pm for) 6pm to 7pm: Green Christian Allotment Group monthly meeting

Sat 2 Oct 2021: Colchester: Green Christian on the Road: 10am to 4pm. St Stephen’s Church, Canterbury Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 7RY. Programme details later.

8-10 Oct Green Christian Retreat at Ringsfield Hall,  Beccles NR34 8JR Suffolk

27 Nov – Green Christian Annual Members Meeting: Aloysius, 20 Phoenix Road, Euston, London NW1 1TA



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


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3. EVENTS OF ALL ORGANISATIONS

Colouring of background for certain blocks: This has been used a) to show that a series of events belong together, or b) if shaded green then it is

an event specifically connected with COP 26

Praying for the Planet Series: –

Thu 1 July: Dr Admos Chimhowu, Global Development Unit, University of Manchester , Developing policy for sustainable development 7.30pm

11 June – 30 Oct: – Relay from St Ives to Glasgow: – Rise to the Moment. Find out where you can join in here To Raise awareness about COP 26. Organised by Young Christian Climate Network

From 28th to 31st July Reading is hosting the Young Christian Climate Network residency as part of their relay pilgrimage from Carbis Bay to Glasgow for COP26. All welcome.
Residency events: 

Wednesday 28th July, 4.30 pm: Walkers’ welcome at Wesley Methodist Church (refreshments and welcome service)

Thursday 29th July, 7 pm: Creative Climate Workshop at Abbey Baptist Church (Reading University researchers and local Christians speaking on climate research and action – panel discussion followed by prayer stations): register your interest at tinyurl.com/abYCCN (Speakers include Ruth Jarman)

Friday 30th July, 12 pm: Pilgrims’ Procession accompanying the YCCN boat from Wesley Methodist Church to the Minster (St Mary the Virgin) with a picnic en route.

Friday 30th July, 8 pm onwards: Sanctuary at Reading Minster (art exhibition with refreshments and opportunity to talk to pilgrims)

Saturday 31st July, 10 am: Climate Justice Service led by Bishop Olivia Graham, followed by Discussion. Pilgrims depart at 12 noon.

Sunday 1st  August, 11 am: Caring for Creation Sung Eucharist at Reading Minster led by Canon Brian Davis (author of York course on Caring for Creation).

Wed 28 July, 7pm: Bible Discussion: How should we balance trusting in God’s sovereignty versus personally taking action on the climate? With Deborah Tomkins

Wed 11 August, 7pm: Labyrinths: spirituality,place and the environment with Annabel Barber

Mon 6 Sept (5.45pm for) 6pm to 7pm: Green Christian Allotment Group monthly meeting

1 Sept – 4 Oct: Creation Time

18-26 Sept: Great Big Green Week – Promoted by the Climate Coalition.

Sat 2 Oct 2021: Colchester: Green Christian on the Road: 10am to 4pm. St Stephen’s Church, Canterbury Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 7RY. Programme details later.

8-10 Oct Green Christian Retreat at Ringsfield Hall,  Beccles NR34 8JR Suffolk – book early as numbers limited. Send us an email. Theme: Cloud and Fire: Travelling by day and by night. Join Very Rev Dr Frances Ward who will guide our weekend. The retreat will also introduce Green Christian’s Borrowed Time programme and help to co-create a new project called ‘Cloud and Fire’, which is seeking to develop pastoral responses to climate grief and anxiety.

11-24 Oct UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP 15) China

1-12th November – UN Climate Summit COP26

27 Nov – Green Christian Annual Members Meeting: Aloysius, 20 Phoenix Road, Euston, London NW1 1TA

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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