What’s On

GC’s own events
18 Nov: GC Annual Members Meeting at Sheffield, and Big Workshop on JIE
3 Feb London   Green Christian on the Road   the first in a series of regional days in 2018, St Aloysius Church, London NW1 1TA.

Other organisations’ events

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1 Sept – 4 Oct: Creation Time
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6 Sep: Cheltenham  7.30pm
Our late great Planet Earth: can we change direction?

(Explorations and reflections on Laudato Si’) an evening with Frank Regan. Frank Regan writes on issues of Faith in dialogue with Culture, Politics, Gender and Environment for publications in the UK and Ireland. at The Old Priory, Clarence St., Cheltenham GL50 3LE (adjacent to St Gregory’s Church): Cheltenham@greenchristian.org.uk

Sun 17 Sept: Ely Cathedral – 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Dark Reflections: poetry, environment, lament
Poetry responds to environmental crisis: a chance to listen, engage and reflect. Featuring priest-poet Malcolm Guite, Fenland Poet Laureate Kate Arthur, and poet Mary Livingstone. Free event, all welcome. Light refreshments. Hosted by the Ely Cathedral ‘Space’ alternative worship series, with Elaine Ewart (Fen Speak Poetry Collective) and Clare Redfern (Ely Diocese Environmental Co-ordinator). Details: elaine.ewart@gmail.com
20  Sept: Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, London: 6.30-8.30pm,  ‘Reclaiming the Common Good, How Christians can help re-build our broken world’, Virginia Moffatt, editor.

Green Christian members Ellen Teague and Edward P. Echlin have chapters in this collection of essays.

20 Sept: Blackpool
Let’s Celebrate Creation in the Fylde

7pm St Monica’s Church Blackpool, FY4 4FA – Lancaster diocesan Faith and Justice Commission . Three presentations, music and brief prayer/reflection finish by 8.15pm


26 Sept Peterborough –  Seeking Sustainability and justice – the Local in the International Context. 7.30 pm Pam Richardson (Regional Christian Aid Liaison Officer). –

   An opportunity to discover more about  how international aid agencies, like Christian Aid, –   both inform and need our local concern for creation care. – In the Friends’ Meeting House, Thorpe Road, PE3 6AB.

Wed 4 Oct: World Animal Day
Plan an event on 4 Oct (or two weeks on either side) . Publicise it here & on WAD website
8-16 Oct: UK
Climate Coalition Week of Action
7  Oct: Eco Church Conference (South) – London
St James’s Church, Piccadilly, 09:50 – 16:30
12 Oct: Bristol  Food Waste Feast: Organised by Tearfund
at Woodlands Church (BS8 2AA) 19:00-21:30
21 Oct Eco Church Conference (North) – Sheffield
St. Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church, 31 Psalter Lane, Sheffield’ S11 8YL 09:50 – 16:30
22-29 Oct: World
One World Week 2017: Good Neighbours: My world Depends on Us: 
4 Nov: Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7JQ –  Union of Evangelical Churches (UEC)
Why should we care for God’s creation? – Faith Matters 2017 Training Day

Speakers: Simon Court (works with children who do not attend school regularly) ;Lisa Goddard works in the field of Science and Theology. Simon Goddard has  oversight of Baptist churches in Suffolk, South Cambridgeshire and North Essex. All are members of Green Christian.  (9.45am-1.00pm)  at Rayleigh Evangelical Church,36 Eastwood Road, Rayleigh, SS6 7JQ. The training days are to equip local Church members and ensure that they have good quality and relevant Bible teaching from visiting experts in their fields, using interactive presentation styles



 Note: 2017 is International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development


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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