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Th 10 Jan 2019: 7.30 Clun: Methodist Church: film   “ Symphony of the Soil”

Meditation and Hope Amidst Climate Chaos

Th 10 Jan: 7.30pm: Stratford upon Avon Methodist Church: Stratford Climate Action Meeting: See www.facebook.com/groups/742398836118391/ 

11th – 13th Jan- Christian’s Aware Conference: Future Earth?  –  Sustainability for the Environment. For Farming and for Healthy Food.The Hayes, Swanwick Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 1AU

12 Jan: Leicester:  Providing an insight into the Eco Church project.  10am—12.30pm St James the Greater Church, London Road, Lei0 cester, LE2 1NA The Diocesan Environment Group. Coffee from 9.30am details 0116 254 4113

Sun 13 Jan: Bentham, N Yorks:  Care of Creation service organised by Ingleborough Team and Churches Together in Bentham  at Bentham Methodist Church at 6.30 pm  with the theme, Who are we in relation to the Universe? What does it mean to be made in the image of God? How do we connect with “Nature”?

13 Jan 2019: Ripon Cathedral: Plough Sunday Service – Yorkshire Agricultural Society 3.30pm –  – See 2 min video of service in Jan 2018 

Wed 16th Jan 2019: Settle Justice & Peace Group, 7 for 7.30pm at Friends Meeting House.
A talk, led by Paul Kelly, on Fracking at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire, looking at not only the current position, but the history of fracking in Britain and elsewhere, official advice to MPs on fracking, the pros and cons in the context of the COP24 meeting. Input from Dr Stephen Garsed and Maggie McSherry of the Lancaster Faith & Justice Commission. Both have been extensively involved in the Fracking debate in Lancashire and Stephen will have recently returned from Katowice where he was present during the COP24

17 Jan: SkiptonClimate Change and the Rural environment  Herriots 7.30pm organised by Lib Dems.

 Sat 19 Jan, Y Fan Institute, Llanidloes 10.30 for 11am – As Quakers how do we respond to Climate Change? –
 ‘Talking about Climate Change’ George Marshall (talk & discussion) -‘Our lives, our witness: living with loving consideration for all creatures’ Harriet Martin; Lunch (LOAF) –  ‘The Extinction Rebellion Movement: What is Impelling us?’ Marita & Jeremy Over; Linking the Quaker Testimonies with Sustainability – Gwen Prince; Experiment with Light: Meditation on the World and Worship Sharing; TEA

 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.  – ants8424@gmail.com   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.

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. admin@justice-and-peace.org.uk,  020 7901 4864

 

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

 

Thu 14 Feb: London: Fossil fuel divestment for a zero carbon future: A conference for religious Mount Street Jesuit Centre james.buchanan@operationnoah.org  07801 570653

Fri 15 Feb :Gloucester Speaker: The Bishop of TewkesburyChristian 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 sjw.2903@googlemail.com

 18 Feb: Andover URC Church: Funeral/Service of Celebration for the life of George Dent (former Joint coordinator and Information officer for CEL (now Green Christian): 3.30pm .

Th 21 Feb 2019  7.30 p.m. Clun Methodist Church: Film: “Before the Flood”  - National Geographic - Even if you can't go to Clun, Shropshire, watch the trailer here

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

1 March: Trial of Ruth Jarman for activities in Extinction Rebellion Trial - The Court House, The Hyde, Hendon, London, NW9 7BY London, United Kingdom.

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 23 March, Summerbridge, nr Pateley Bridge, N Yorks: “Before the Flood”  - National Geographic -  at Summerbridge Methodist Church, HG3 5RL at 7.30pm. - organised by Nidderdale Climate + Environment Group.  Free entry,  donations towards costs will be appreciated. Tea and coffee from 7.15.- Even if you can't go, watch the film trailer here

7 April: Broadbelt Hall, Glasshouses, Pateley BridgeHG3 5QY,: April 7th: there will be a follow up discussion meeting following the "Before the Flood" film: email for more details of meeting

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)

 
 
Sat 30 March 2019 – Green Day at Beverley -Toll Gavel United Church Beverley Special Vegan Lunch  the Community Hall; Includes Green Christian/ Joy in Enough workshop
 
 

Fri 19 April: Union Chapel: Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, London N1 2UN Dark Sacred Nights Music, poetry, dance for Good Friday 2019 Dark Sacred Nights, named after the lyric in Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World, will be a night of music, poetry, and dance that examines and questions the future of our planet. But it will also be a life-affirming expression of hope in the face of many challenges.

24 April: Bishop’s Cleeve Methodist Church (Nr Cheltenham) ‘The Age of Stupid’ celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its Leicester Square solar powered premiere this year.  It was re-released on 15th March and will be shown at various locations including Bishop’s Cleeve


Sat 27 Apr:   Ripon College Cuddesdon, nr Oxford:    Rewilding – A Christian Perspective. Organised by JRI and CRES:   Detailed programme HERE 

Wed 8 May: Settle Justice & Peace Group: talk by Paul Kelly of Settle Catholic Church on the LiveSimply Award. Paul has undertaken assessments for the award in other areas.

Sat 11 May: London:Meditation and Hope Amidst Climate Chaos  Led by Peter Musgrave. 10.30 am – 4.00 pm Cost £30 Concessions £20 Please bring a packed lunch.  Coffee and tea provided. St Mark’s Myddelton Square, The Meditatio Centre, London , EC1R 1XX, United Kingdom 

Wed 15 May: Cambridge: Christians, Climate and Our Culture – Prof Katharine Hayhoe 6:00 pm Old Divinity School St John’s College Book Online (free) Cambridge

24-27 May: Cae Mabon, Llanberis: Eco-Retreat. Under the canopy, at the shore,on the hillside rooted in biblical tradition and connected to the earth

25 May: Yeovil: GC stall at Eco-fair Yeovil at Holy Trinity Church Lysander Road, Yeovil, BA20 2BU.

1-30 June: 30 Days Wild: Go outside every day in June - This is a brilliant thing to do.

Sun 2 June , St James’s Church Piccadilly, London W1.
1.50 pm - Christian Faith and Ecology in an Unfinished Universe -
Eco Church Lecture by John F Haught, Distinguished Research Professor, Georgetown University Further details: www.livingspirit.org.uk/events
The theme is a sacramental approach to Christian ecological theology. In the face of the environmental crisis a whole new interpretation of what it means to be Christian is needed. Free of charge. To book, email petragriffiths@livingspirit.org.uk

5th June: GC stall at World Environment Day Fair, Ovingham. St Mary's Church, 3.30pm to 6.30pm.  Music and guest speakers (between 6-7pm)

Sat 8 June: Brighthelm, Brighton: Human Flourishing on a Flourishing Earth: Finding a way together. Workshop exploring practical actions and spiritual approaches. Keynote speaker: award-winning environmentalist Nicola Peel. www.livingspirit.org.uk/brighton

10 June: Webinar: Net Zero: organised by Hope for the Future - with - Dr Jonny Marshall from the Energy and Climate Change Intelligence Unit-. We’ll cover what net zero is, how the UK has progressed so far and what more we need to do to become carbon neutral. We’ll bust some myths about net zero (why should the UK aim for zero when China and the US pollute so much more? Will this hurt the economy?) and you'll have the chance to ask Jonny any questions you have. HFTF's Assistant Director, Sarah Robinson, will also discuss how you can discuss net zero with your MP or councillor.

Wed 12 June: Settle, N Yorks: GC Stall at Mike Berners-Lee "No Planet B" talk run by Settle Justice and Peace Group at Settle Methodist Church: Starts 7:00 (coffee) for 7.30pm Mike Berners-Lee is author of said book and "How bad are bananas - the carbon footprint of everything." ) His organisation also produced the Leeds Diocese Church Carbon Calculator. organised by Settle Justice and Peace Group (part of Settle Churches Together: Settle Methodist Church.

Sat 15 June: Shrewsbury: Green Christian on the Road Together Event - Central Baptist Church, Shrewsbury

Sun 16 June: Ben Rhydding Anglican Church, nr Ilkley: Animal Blessing Service. 2 p.m. All animals that will not be intimidated by the experience of being alongside others are welcome. We will be praying for all animals in our world – companion ones; farmed and wild.

25 June: Peterborough. - An introduction to Eco-church: making your church good news for God’s earth. Dr Hilary Marlow (Cambridge University and A Rocha) - at 7.30 pm in the Friends’ Meeting House , Thorpe Road, PE3 6AB. - We are increasingly aware of the challenges before us and to our planet posed by climate change, the exploitation of earth’s resources, pollution and pressures on the natural environment.
AN OPEN MEETING.

26 June: "The Time is now" Mass Climate Lobby - See websites at CTBI and Christian Aid
In fact the time is now- today- before 26 June because we need to start preparing for this now. Download resources from Christian Aid here

29 June: 2019 Operation Noah AGM and Supporters Day:10.30-4pm. Climate Emergency: A Christian Response of Faith, Hope and Urgency. CAFOD, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB. Hannah Malcolm, winner of the Church Times’ Theology Slam will be the keynote speaker this year.
The annual Supporters' Day is a great opportunity to get to know and inspire one another and share ideas on how to take action on climate change in our churches, locally and on a national level.

 

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, DerbyshireForgotten 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

1 Sep- 4 Oct: Wirksworth Team Ministry – Derbyshire : SEASON OF CREATION. 1 Sep: “Land & Fields” . 8 Sep: “Oceans & Fish” 15 Sep: “Rivers & Forests” – . 22 Sep: “Skies & Cosmos” – on 29 Sep: Carsington: 11am TEAM SERVICE in the open air (or under a marquee!) on the Green an All Age celebration of what we have learnt during the month, with a L.O.A.F. (Local, Organic, Animal Friendly &/or FairTrade) BRING & SHARE LUNCH, to which all are invited – church-goers or not.

11-13 Sept: Cambridge: The Faraday Inst for Science and Religion: : Blue Planet, Blue God:Westminster College: Deadline for applications: August 12. Keynote speakers are Prof Meric Srokosz and Dr Rebecca Watson authors of the book ‘Blue Planet, Blue God; The bible and the sea’ SCM Press 2017.

11-13 Sept: Cambridge: The Faraday Inst for Science and Religion: : Blue Planet, Blue God:Westminster College: Deadline for applications: August 12. Keynote speakers are Prof Meric Srokosz and Dr Rebecca Watson authors of the book ‘Blue Planet, Blue God; The bible and the sea’ SCM Press 2017.

15, 17, 29 Sept: Settle, N Yorks: Three Creation themed morning services 10.30am. Settle Methodist Church, BD24 9JH:

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

18 Sept: – 7 for 7:30pm Settle, N Yorks Friends Meeting House: FMH – A workshop led by Olivia Hanks: “Does tax work for the Common Good?” We will be taking a looks at why tax is key to equality and justice, and how we can take action for a just tax system. It includes an opportunity for small group discussions exploring the big questions about tax and its role in our society, and starting to imagine a better tax system. Olivia is Programme Manager of Economics and Sustainability for Quaker Peace and Social Witness.

20 Sept: Global Climate Strike and – Quaker suggestions

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 Frome: ‘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!

21 Sept: Hereford Eco Diocese Launch: The Diocese of Hereford is joining other Dioceses in working towards gaining Eco Diocese status! This is a really positive step that will impact on all our churches and groups as together we seek to ‘live more lightly’ and care for the amazing environment that God has created. This will be opened by Bishop Richard and Helen Stephens from A Rocha UK, as our keynote speaker. Some of the pilot churches that have already begun this process, will highlight some of the ‘highs and lows’ of their journeys so far. Following lunch (provided) participants will be able to chose from ten practical workshops focused on the five themes covered by the eco church survey: Buildings, workshop and teaching, lifestyle, community and global awareness and churchyards. We have a great line-up of speakers to help churches on this journey. Do book places as soon as possible as spaces are limited. St James Church, 102 Green Street, Hereford, HR1 2QW

Sat 21 Sept: York: St Martin Coney Street : Community of the cross of Nails – York Group:1.30pm – 4.30pm:  Prayer led every half hour: Climate Action for Peace: International Day of Peace 21 Sept.

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. Coffee at 10am

30 Sept: Churches & the Climate Emergency: Greater Manchester Churches Together 17.00-21.00: Salford Cathedral Centre, 3 ford St, Salford M3 6DP

Wed 2 Oct: Haddenham : Eco Church and mission: 2 October @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm: – Free – £10 which will include lunch  Venue: St Mary’s Church, Churchend, Haddenham, HP17 8AH

2 Oct: Royal Wootton Bassett: How to face the Climate Crisis and have hope in the future: Methodist Church 7.30pm. With Green Christian’s Ruth Jarman.

3 Oct: Winchester Green Week: Having Effective Conversations with the City Council with Hope for the Future

5 Oct: Lincoln: St Giles Church LN2 4EH A Church for our Planet – Why Eco Church? – biblical basis: creation, justice Introductory speaker: Revd David Court, Bishop of Lincoln (Grimsby) – Book and for info on Event and details

5 Oct: Torquay: Environmental Event and Talk: Torquay Central Church 1.30pm Central Church Torquay. Suttons Seeds. Friends of the Earth
Refreshments and more – In aid of Factory Row and local food banks- just bring an item to donate. ” Don’t Lose What You Love”
Talk ‘Caring for God’s Acre’ by Exeter Diocese Environmental officer David Curry

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.

5-11 Oct: Good Money Week

5 Oct: Edinburgh: GOOD MONEY WEEK FAIR: YOUR MONEY CHANGING THE WORLD 09:30 – 13:00, City of Edinburgh Methodist

Sun 6 Oct: London FaithJustice Christianity and Climate Change
2.00pm – 6.00pm: Mount Street Jesuit Centre, London, W1K 3AH
[also Saturday 26th October, 11.00am – 5.00pm: The Peace Hub. Birmingham, B4 6AF] Join us for an afternoon of reflection and discussion exploring our responses to the climate emergency.

Sat 12 Oct: Barnet, London Green Christian-Barnet: Food in a time of Climate Crisis: 9.45 a.m. for refreshments, and event starts: 10.00a.m. — 12.00 noon: St. John’s Church, Somerset Rd., New Barnet, EN5 1RH5-11 Oct: Good Money Week

Sat 12 Oct: Barnet, London Green Christian-Barnet: Food in a time of Climate Crisis: 9.45 a.m. for refreshments, and event starts: 10.00a.m. — 12.00 noon: St. John’s Church, Somerset Rd., New Barnet, EN5 1RH

Sat 12 Oct: Falmouth & Penryn Churches Together Study Day: Faith Hope and Climate: – Responding Positively to the Climate Emergency. Emmanuel Baptisit Church, Western Terrace, Falmouth TR11 4QJ – 9.30am-1pm
Speakers include Rev Dr Lucy Larkin, Katrine Musgrave, Luci Isaacson & Dr Euan McPhee

Sun 13 Oct: Kirkby Lonsdale Methodist Church: 7pm-8pm Talk and Discussion on Church Action on Tax Justice with Justin Thacker

Mon 14 Oct: Newport: Now is the time to act climate change conference. – organised by Churches Together in Wales

19 Oct: Leigh-on-Sea Leigh Road Baptist Church 10am-3pm ECO FAIR to be opened by Sir David Amess MP 

20-27 Oct: One World Week: 2019 theme: Climate Changes Everything
Now is the time to act.

Sat 26 Oct: Birmingham FaithJustice Christianity and Climate Change 11.00am – 5.00pm: The Peace Hub. Birmingham, B4 6AF
Join us for an afternoon of reflection and discussion exploring our responses to the climate emergency.

28 Oct: Cosham Baptist ChurchCreation Care Event for One World Week: 4.30-8.30pm free

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.

13 November: Reading: 19:00-21:00Christians Together on Climate Change. Join with Christians from around the Thames Valley who want to take action on the climate. Find out ways that people and communities are already making a difference – and how you can join in! Green Christian will have a stall.

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.

Mon 18 NovWells Cathedral: Climate Change: Can WE Change? 2-4pm Chair: Bishop Ruth Worsley of Taunton: Speakers:  Robert Varley, Dr Andy Parsons and Caroline Pomeroy. 

20 Nov: South London, Near London Bridge – Churches Together in South London climate event. email claire@ctslondon.org.uk for details – organisations participating – Christian Climate Action, Tearfund, Operation Noah, Green Christian, A Rocha, and Christian Aid.

22-24 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

Saturday 23 Nov 11.00 am – 2.30 pm St Michael & All Angels Church, Summertown, Oxford: Explore all the information you need to individually combat climate change. Over 25 stalls will provide advice on recycling, repair and upcycling, planting trees, solar panels, food waste and composting, house insulation, changing to green energy, reducing plastic waste, local allotments, supporting poorer communities, campaigning, lobbying decision makers and more.

23 Nov: Newton, Chester, CH2 2PX: “Care for Creation ” Christmas table-top sale: This event is being held by St Michael’s Climate Action Group : table top sale featuring hand made gifts and other items. There will be refreshments and children’s activities. We are hoping to make suet balls for the birds and a large bug hotel in the garden. 

23 Nov: Birmingham: 11am-4pm: Creation Care & Climate Justice Hodge Hill Church 242 Coleshill Road, B36 8BG: A gathering for Christians (young people & adults) in the Midlands to CONNECT, REFLECT, PLAN and ACT – Talks: “The house is on fire”: a call to action from our young leaders
(Birmingham Youth Strike 4 Climate ) , “Climate grief, eco-anxiety… and faith: finding language to connect faith and action” (Paul Bodenham, Green Christian) Plus a choice of 2 out of c 8 workshops-+

A group ride from Birmingham City centre for those who would like to travel by bike Details for the bike ride are: Meet at Costa Coffee (Aston University) 12-13 Birmingham Street BD4 7DA from 9am for coffee, ride to depart at 10am. Returning after the event back to Aston University. Details

30 Nov: Remembrance Day for lost species

1 Dec: Baildon, West Yorks: from 1130 as part of Baildon at Christmas there will be guided tours of the Fold, the new “Passivhous” building at Baildon Methodist Church. All are welcome Over 10 years the church has raised nearly £900,000 to construct this two storey building which will use virtually no energy and emit virtually no carbon dioxide. They say: “We are  part of the 21st-century mission of the church so to act  that the whole of God’s world benefits”

26 Dec: Annual Pilgrimage Walk from Ripon Cathedral to Fountains Abbey. See pictures of a previous event

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