This conference has been postponed till a later time (due to insufficient tickets being sold by Tue 28 May)
Here is the original programme
The Anabaptist Network and Green Christian warmly invite you to join for a day conference addressing:
Is Religion costing us the Earth?
Saturday 3rd June – 10:30 – 16:30 – postponed
Warwick Road URC, Coventry, CV1 1EX
This year’s Anabaptist conference is concentrating on the Environment, and Green Christian is a partner in the event.
Anabaptist/Green Christian conference: Is religion costing us the earth? 10.30-16.15 – Warwick Road United Reformed Church, 10 Warwick Road, Coventry, CV1 1EX
A number of theologians, activists and practitioners will consider how we approach the issue of the environment and creation care particularly from an Anabaptist perspective. – Including:
Joshua Searle – Tutor in Theology and Public Thought at Spurgeon’s College, London
Ruth Valerio – Global Advocacy and Influencing Director, Tearfund
Cherryl Hunt – Theologian and former molecular biologist with wide interests including how the church reads the Bible and bio-ethical issues.
Chris Walton – Green Christian Chaplain and Steering Group Member
Three of the workshops are:
- Jesus and Wild Nature – Noel Moules
- Joy in Enough – Peter Grimwood (Green Christian)
- Five Acre Farm visit/ session – Jo Rathbone
What’s an Anabaptist anyway?
Young eco-warriors welcome! There will be a room set aside for children and babies under 5 years old as a creche/ play area so please feel free to bring along your little ones. It will be the responsibility of parents to supervise their children.
Afternoon sessions include:
1. Jesus and Wild Nature – Noel Moules
2. “Joy in Enough” – Peter Grimwood (Green Christian)
3. Five Acre Farm: Growing with the Community – Jo Rathbone
4. So what’s an Anabaptist anyway? Anabaptism 101 – Diane Melchert
5. Ask a Green Christian – Chris Walton
Open Space conversations hosted by and for participants.
Opportunity to co-create a worshipful space for the day’s closing reflection/ prayer/ lament/ commissioning.