- 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.
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
Reflections on Wendell Berry by the Revd Joe Knight
The Revd Joe Knight shares his thoughts on “Wendell Berry: Poetry, Creation and the Renewal of Rural Life” Read More
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.
Revd Arthur Champion, The Department of Mission and Ministry, Diocese of Gloucester, 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR Tel: 01242 870402