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GC events
15 Sept: Derby: Green Christian on the Road Together    3rd  regional day in 2018
6 Oct: Bristol: Green Christian on the Road Together   4th regional day in 2018
17 Nov: London: Green Christian 2018 Annual Members’ Meeting

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14 July: Birmingham: ‘Ecumenical Day’ – “A Future for All… subtitled ‘Implementing the Christian Imperative to care for the World’  -organised by  Birmingham Anglican Climate Action and Central England Quakers Low Carbon Commitment Forum,  10 am to 4 pm in the Priory Rooms, Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6 AF. Please register.

14 July London: Interfaith Celebration for Animals

20-22 July: National Justice and Peace Conference, Swanwick, Derbyshire: theme: In the Shelter of each other the people live.

24-27 Aug: Boughton House, Northants:  Greenbelt: Volunteer to help at the Green Christian / JiE stall at Greenbelt

September Tour: UK. -Two dynamic speakers join forces for a national tour: Ruth Wilde and Peter Toscano.  Ruth Wilde, a UK Outreach Worker for Christian Peacemaker Teams and National Coordinator for Inclusive Church teams up with Peterson Toscano, a quirky queer Quaker performance artist and scholar from the USA. Together they will travel around the UK offering original lively talks at churches, Quaker meeting houses, and other venues. They are passionate about several issues–social justice, theology, LGBTQ concerns, and creative responses to climate change. For available dates in September 2018 and booking details email: uk @ cpt.org. Events include:

Everything is Connected: A lively discussion about identity, justice, and peace
Climate Change: What’s Faith Got to Do with It? Crisis, Relationships, Hope, and Our Roles on a New Planet
Beyond Polar Bears and Lightbulbs: A Loving Response to Climate Change

1 Sept – 4 Oct: Creation Time

3-7 Sept: Zero Waste Week is the annual awareness campaign for reducing landfill. Helping you save money and preserve resources since 2008.

15 Sept: DerbyGreen Christian on the Road Together   the 3rd  regional day in 2018

14-17 Sept Great British Beach Clean – organised by  the Marine Conservation Society.  Find the nearest event to you. Read the report from 2017

18 Sept: Gloucester:  Dr Martin Hodson,(scientist, lecturer and Operations Director for the John Rae Initiative) to talk on “The crisis of plastics contamination” followed by Q&A and open discussion. Times: 12.15 – 1.30pm (come and go as you please). There will be some time at the end for anyone working towards an EcoChurch Award (A Rocha) for sharing ideas and mutual support.  Venue:  Jerusalem Room, Department of Mission and Ministry, No 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR

These meetings are free of charge thanks to support by the Diocese of Gloucester. Feel free to bring a friend along. Details and to book in advance.   organised by Gloucester Churches Environmental Justice Network

22 Sept: Uffculme Green Day: 10 am – 4 pm   Magelake Hall, Uffculme,  EX15 area.

We will be promoting Eco Church, A Rocha, and Climate Stewards and have short talks from each of these organisations, plus ‘green’ organisations, businesses, trade stalls, entertainment, refreshments and our local Forest School will take part.  In other words, an exciting Day and something for everyone.  (Hoping to have a couple of animal rescue groups as well.)

29 Sept: Dronfield Area:   3pm onwards.  Passion for the Planet – Reasons to Hope

29 Sept-5 Oct; Good Money Week   It’s your money- make sure it ends up in the right hands

1 Sep – 4 Oct Creationtide Resources

5 Oct CAFOD Harvest Fast Day

3 – 7 Sep Zero Waste Week More

5 Oct CAFOD Harvest Fast Day More

6 Oct: Bristol: Green Christian on the Road Together   4th regional day in 2018

6-7 Oct: St Mary’s Portsea, Fratton Road, Portsmouth PO 5PA
A special ASWA weekend focusing on the importance of caring for our marine environment: (ASWA=Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals)

6 Oct: 9am-12.30: Half Day Conference: including speakers:
Tim Ferrer – Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
Robert Sluka – a Rocha International-
Prof Meric Srokosz National Oceanography Centre – Southampton

Sun 7 Oct: ASWA Service at St Mary’s Portsea, Fratton Road, Portsmouth PO 5PA Preacher Revd Dr Helen Hall

21-28 Oct: One World Week: The World is changing. how about us?

17 Nov: London: Green Christian 2018 Annual Members’ Meeting    – at St Andrews Church Hall, Short Street SE1 8LJ.  Speaker: the Rt Rev Dr David Atkinson who will give a talk based on his new book ‘Hope Rediscovered’

There are some great resources to pray for COP23  here: http://renewourworld.net/resources/

Other Events Calendars:
www.projectbritain.com/calendar/april.html -pictorial fact of the day
projectbritain.com/specialdays/apr.htm – awareness raising days
http://www.travelknowhow.org.uk/tactran/pages/view/131 Sustainable Travel Event Dates in Scotland

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