Retreat at Minsteracres, Northumberland July 2018

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A Green Christian retreat weekend
Friday 6 – Sunday 8 July 2018

“A Heart for the Earth”

Minsteracres Retreat Centre


The retreat: A Heart for the Earth


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Do something wild each day in June

Can you do it?

Can you make a resolution to go and do something outside every day in June?

This is a splendid idea encouraged by the Wildlife Trusts –

Maybe try something different each day

– from an early morning meditation or dawn chorus walk to an evening stroll

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Volunteers needed for GC stall at Convivium Festival at Brecon Cathedral 23 June

Are you going to the Convivium Festival at Brecon Cathedral? Be sure to call in at the Green Christian Stall

And if you can offer to help at the stall for a while please email


Time Table for the Day

09.30-12.30 Guided Walk

13.00-15.00 Public Talk by the Author Nick Hunt

13.00-17.00 Kids Activities in the Heritage Centre

15.00-17.00 Carolina Barbecue

17.00-19.00 Live Music by Hatful of Rain

Tickets to all activities are free but space is limited so book soon!

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 Change Greed to Green – Short play in verse

Suitable for  Service on Climate Change, The Environment etc.
  by Tom Hiscock.

Written in 2008 but just as relevant 10 years on…

(Though the story of the ozone levels has still not finished.)


The Leader:

Optional: A Group to interpret the first poem through Movement and Music,

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Volunteers needed for GC Stall at Greenbelt – 24-27 Aug

Judith Allinson, GC’s Web Editor writes:-

Are you coming to Greenbelt this summer 24th-27th August 2018, near Kettering, Northamptonshire?

Greenbelt 2017


a) We would be pleased to hear from you if you would like to put in a 2 hour session at GC’s stall at Greenbelt.

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Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain’s Fragmented Wildlife, by Hugh Warwick – Review

Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain’s Fragmented Wildlife, by Hugh Warwick, May 2017. Square Peg, ISBN 9780224100892, 264 pages. RRP £17.99 (hardback)


There is no shortage of books on the market that have sought to peel back the layers of the palimpsest of human history in the British landscape,

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Green Christian Magazine, Summer 2018, Issue 85

Back to latest Green Christian Magazine.

Green Christian, Summer 2018, Issue 85
Lament, Wonder and Hope

Green Christian Issue 85 Cover Image

  • Editorial:  A magnificent journey
  • Language that connects  Jeremy Wiliams shares some persuasive ideas
  • Hope in the darkness  Ruth Wilde accentuates the positive in the Student Christian Movement’s climate change campaign
  • Becoming an EcoChurch in a small rural community  Mark Boulton recommends giving it a go
  • Joy in Enough’s The Big Workshop  Jenny Tibbles describes the fun of spending less and living more
  • We shall go out with joy  Hilary Ash explores different types of Forest Church
  • My Father’s handiwork  John Barnett shares a parable of brokenness and mending
  • Out of the wilderness  Paul Bodenham offers encouragement for us to find our way home
  • Don’t mention the warming  Stephen Edwards gives tips for talking climate in church
  • We lament what we love  Matt Stemp calls us to face our despair
  • GC News :: Reviews :: Local Groups :: Poetry :: Prayers

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Days of Awe and Wonder – Review

Days of Awe and Wonder: How To Be A Christian In The Twenty-First Century, by Marcus Borg, July 2017. SPCK, ISBN 978-0281078257, 256 pages. RRP £14.99 (paperback)


This book comprises essays, sermons and selected highlights from the late Marcus Borg’s work between 1984-2014.

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Joy in Enough – Reviews

Revd Peter Grimwood, (a trustee of Green Christian) writes:-

Some recent reading for Joy in Enough

Here are four titles that have influenced my own thinking about the relationship between Christianity and economic policy and practice.

Do we need economic inequality?

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