The purposes of the network are to encourage reflection and action on environmental issues (especially in relation to a just and fair world) among Gloucestershire Christians; to support and encourage local Christians who are concerned about the environment; to provide an information exchange and to facilitate co-ordination of initiatives. The network meets about every two months at luchtime in Gloucester city centre and in between meetings we often exchange phone calls, e-mails (via this website and a Facebook Group) as well as by post. Everyone is welcome to join our meetings and keep in touch to whatever extent they are able...
Sunday 21st January
Environmental theology in the Forest Church movement
A lunchtime presentation and lively discussion was held on 26th September 2017 at St Philip and St James parish church Leckhampton
There is an increasing expectation that, where possible, a church should have toilet facilities...
Twenty tips to help reduce your personal environmental footprint
The Allen Scythe
The Allen Scythe is ideal for cutting long grass in churchyards but has potential for injury and better if subcontracted to a professional...
Tips towards gaining an EcoChurch Award
On Thursday 16th February 2017 a lunchtime meeting at St Andrews Churchdown was attended by 16 people for a presentation by the Revd Arthur Champion followed by a lively discussion
We shall encourage as many as possible of the 420 local churches to register and work towards the EcoChurch Award (A Rocha) with a view to becoming a CofE EcoDiocese in 2018.
Revd Arthur Champion, The Department of Mission and Ministry, Diocese of Gloucester, 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR Tel: 01242 870402