Sat 26 Jan: Barnet, London: “Green Christian Barnet” – Free Session at St John’s Church, (main building), Somerset Road, New Barnet, EN5 1RH. From 10.45 am to 1.00pm. Topics:- Holly Peterson on: “How to measure our own Carbon Footprint” and “Disinvestment from fossil fuel companies.” Also:- “How Not To Talk About Climate Change”; a brief video which brings some fun to an important topic; Alan Pryor on the results of our Climate Change Questionnaire – interesting results from 2018. – Plus:- News & Information Exchange, will include details of a new project by Christian Aid. “Any Questions” on Climate Change issues. – firstname.lastname@example.org 07990 793 046 www.climateconcern.co.uk
Tue 29 Jan: Peterborough Eco-faith Network.. 7.30 pm: Peter Brotherton (Natural England). An appraisal of 2018 and hopes for the future- This will include evaluating the UN COPT 25 conference in Katowice in December; possible effects of Brexit; Friends’ Meeting House, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6 AB. – Always an informative and challenging presentation and discussion.
Fri 1 Feb: Churches Together in Tunbridge Wells: ‘Faith, Hope and Action in a Changing Climate’. Guest speakers: The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP and Dr Ruth Valerio. Venue: United Reform Church, Mt Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells. Time: 6.30 to 8.30.
2 Feb ‘Caring for Our Common Home’, a day conference organised by the Cumbria Theological Society, Churches Together in Cumbria Environment Group and St John’s Church, Keswick. – sixth-form students, local churches, local businesses and anyone interested in environmental issues. Keswick School, Vicarage Hill, Keswick CA12 5QB.
5-24 Feb: “Show the Love” – Make beautiful things happen this Valentine’s Day – 14 Feb – & take a challenge – The Climate Coalition has put together a short, sweet and easy-to-follow Christian resource
9 Feb: Bristol: Festival of Transformation: 09:30 – 15:30 Sat 9 Feb 2019, Bristol City Hall, BRISTOL.Workshops & TED-talks inspired by God’s Kingdom values & UN Sustainable Development Goals. Speakers incl:Ruth Valerio (Tearfund) & Chris Wright (Langham Partnership). Justice, development & environmental issues and the practical & political response. Further details: Eventbrite
9 Feb London: National Justice and Peace Network Open Networking Day Phil Kingston: Christian Climate Action-will speak on taking part in the Extinction Rebellion November actions. (talk will be in the morning) CAFOD Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB Bring lunch to share. email@example.com, 020 7901 4864
Thu 14 Feb: London: Fossil fuel divestment for a zero carbon future: A conference for religious Mount Street Jesuit Centre firstname.lastname@example.org 07801 570653
Fri 15 Feb :Gloucester Speaker: The Bishop of Tewkesbury: “Christian mission through caring for creation“ (the Five Marks of Mission and how they all relate to one another Time: 12.15 – 1.30pm: Location: The Jerusalem Room, Department of Mission and Ministry, No 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR
Sat 16 Feb: Airton Barn at the Airton Friends Meeting House (via Skipton): Aire Valley Permaculture Network Winter Social, 12.30-4.30. Lunch, design talks and demos, ideas sharing, a walk along the Aire. Beat the February blues! Contributions accepted to cover venue hire and food – suggested amount up to £5 per person. Numbers in advance helpful; contact Simon on email@example.com
23 Feb: London: Training Day: Intro to Christian Climate Action, Extinction Rebellion and Non-Violent Direct Action – 10am-6pm. The Upper Vestry Hall, St Georges, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2HR
25 Feb – 10 March – Fairtrade Fortnight
Sat 2 March: Eco Church conference at St Luke’s Holloway in Islington: buildings, carbon reduction, plus a wider look at how Eco Church benefits our communities
Wed 6 March – Sat 20 April: Lent. Resources you might like to use in a study group
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 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)
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