• Our Vision

    To encourage reflection and action on caring for creation (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.  
     

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  • Latest Articles

    Bisley Allotments on 20th May 2021
    Thanks to Sue Bradley, a group of 15 enthusiasts visited the Chestergate Allotments at Bisley on Thursday 20th May 2021. Read More

    A Dangerous Dance: Biblical Eschatology and World Events
    Presentation by the Revd Dr Daniel Button, Director of Gloucester Theology School (https://gtstheology.org​) Read More

    Happy New Year? Key events anticipated from a Christian perspective
    An illustrated talk by the Revds Arthur Champion and Cate Williams being realistic about the opportunities and challenges ahead as well as what makes Christian eco-activism distinct from others within the environmental movement Read More

    Study Courses on Christian Care for Creation 
    There are a variety of Bible study resources available on the theme of caring for creation, protecting the environment and a Biblical response to climate change. Some have a practical emphasis giving plenty of opportunities for your group to respond to the Word, while others focus more on the theology of our stewardship of creation or Christ’s renewal of all the Earth. You will need to discern which would be most appropriate for your group(s). While each is written with groups in mind, they could also be used for personal study.  Read More

    Synergies between international peace making and caring for creation
    The Revd Arthur Champion made a case for environmental activists and anti-military activists to learn from one another and to find new ways of making a distinctively Christian contribution. Read More

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  • Inspiring quotations

    “There is an old joke about a man who keeps praying to God that he may win the lottery. Eventually, a voice booms from on high: “Benny, be reasonable. Meet me half way. Buy a ticket.” On combatting climate change, we haven’t bought a ticket yet.”
    Paul Vallely, British writer on religion and ethics

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    Objectives for 2021
     
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    We shall encourage as many as possible of the 380 parish churches to register with A Rocha and work towards the EcoChurch Award. The Diocese of Gloucester is working towards Silver accreditation by 2023.

          Cate Williams Environment

    Revd Cate Williams The Department of Mission and Ministry, Diocese of Gloucester, 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR  Tel: 07394 057087 

     

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