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GC events
2 June: Cambridge:  Green Christian on the Road Together   the 2nd  regional day in 2018
6-8 July: Minsteracres, Northumberland Green Christian’s 2018 Retreat: A Heart for the Earth 
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
10 Nov: London: Green Christian 2018 Annual Members’ Meeting

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24 March – EARTH HOUR: Saturday 24 March – lights out at 8.30pm. Be a part of WWF’s Earth Hour, the biggest movement to protect our planet. Hundreds of millions of people around the planet take part in WWF’s Earth Hour every year. Last year around 9 million took part in the UK alone. – People do a wide range of things around the hour to show they care about our planet’s future. Millions choose to mark Earth Hour by going ‘lights out’ for 60 minutes at 8.30pm – a symbolic show of solidarity for the planet. – What are you doing……..?

23-27 April
Preston New Road, Lancashire: No Faith in Fracking Interfaith Week.
See video of some protesters putting their case . Regular Interfaith Events are held at the gates of Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Preston New Road,  Lancashire

24 April: Masterclass: Oxford:  Communicating Climate Change with People of Faith -led by George Marshall : 

The Old Library, University Church of St. Mary The Virgin. – an interactive event led by Climate Outreach’s Co-founder  George Marshall, who will draw upon Climate Outreach’s expanding work with interfaith communities and introduce the findings from the Guide on Faith and Climate – Talking with People of 5 Major Faiths, developed in collaboration with the international multi-faith GreenFaith network.

Tue 24 Apr: London: Christian Climate Action Event: “The Climate Emergency: Building a Direct Action Movement”

with Roger Hallam of Rising Up –  6.00pm -Place:  London Catholic Worker, 49 Mattison Road, Haringay, London N4 1BG. Roger Hallam has been researching what makes for effective direct action movements, as well as practicing it himself. His focus is on climate change, and he is looking to engage with Christians.- Roger Hallam is currently involved with the “Stop Killing Londoners” campaign on air pollution. (See Guardian Report) – He has previously led successful campaigns to divest Kings College London and LSE from fossil fuels.


28 April Edinburgh: Pass the Planet: Eco-Congregation Scotland 2018 Gathering:

Augustine United Church  George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL (  map). – We particularly encourage young people to attend. Can you bring a young person with you? Are you a church youth leader? Register today. – Photo Competition – In the run up to the Gathering we are running a photo competition on environmental themes. For entry details click here.

5 May
CRES day  at Ripon College Cuddesdon

1 May
Peterborough Eco-Faith Network: What ought an ‘Environmental Capital’ look like?   A brainstorming session,  sharing ideas and hopes and fears. 7.00 for 7.30 in the Friends’ Meeting House.

6 May
Rogation Sunday -Please let us know if your church has an event.

12 May
Lincoln:  Faith & the Environment Conference 2018: Climate Change and Coast: St Giles Church, Lincoln.


20 May Lambing Service at Wenningside Farm, Keasden, LA2 8ET  7pm
All are welcome to share in this service of thanksgiving

25-28 May
Cae Mabon, Llanberis, North WalesForest Church Eco-Retreat 

Contributors: Bruce Stanley, Stuart Elliott, Wild Elements Music from Cass Meurig Physical Theatre from Jane Sutcliffe bookings/ info: 01690 710313  www.brogwydyr.cymru – Creating Sharing Gathering  Scattering Forest Church Liturgies Forest Art Music Storytelling Theatre and Walks

26 May: Hilfield Friary, Dorset:  Where Eagles Dare – An A Rocha UK & Hilfield Friary Conference – 10am-4pm  Led by  Andy Lester Conservation Director at A Rocha UK. A look at how Christian hope, grounded in Scripture, can underpin ecology and the need for collective practical action on the planet.


26 May St Endellion Church, Cornwall, Study Day: A theology of container ships – A Franciscan view of the world we live in. 10.00 for 10.30 start; finish at 15.30
The container ship is an icon of our prevailing neo-liberal globalised economic
system. This system is doing great damage to human beings and to the whole of
creation, both of which are responding with distress and outrage….  By contrast, Francis
lived and showed a Gospel understanding of our world.

27 May:  St John’s Church, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley-
Animal Blessing Service,
– in the afternoon, time to be confirmed

2 June
2 June: Cambridge: Green Christian on the Road Together  the 2nd  regional day in 2018

16 June:
Operation Noah AGM and Supporters Day

6-8 July
6-8 July: Minsteracres, Northumberland Green Christian’s 2018 Retreat: A Heart for the Earth 

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

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

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.)

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

10 Nov
London: Green Christian 2018 Annual Members’ Meeting

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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