- The purposes of the network are 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. The network meets about three months at luchtime often 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...
Friday 20th September
11:00 Gloucester Global Climate Strike
Saturday 21st September
Monday 23rd September
Tuesday 24th September
Wednesday 25th September
Thursday 26th September
Friday 27th September
Saturday 28th SeptemberGreen Christian ‘On the Road Together’ in Stroud
Sunday 29th September
Friday 4th October
Monday 7th October
Tuesday 8th October
Wednesday 9th October
Thursday 10th October
Friday 11th October
Saturday 12th October
Sunday 13th October
Wednesday 16th October
Advice about finding funding for solar panels on a community building
Examples of activism: Greta Thunberg
Greta Thunberg is Swedish teenage activist who shot to global prominence during 2019.
Reading list complied by the Revd Cate Williams with additional material from the Revd Arthur Champion
Gardening for mental health
The Green Health Awards and how to use your parish church's outdoor spaces for mental health and wellbeing in the community.
Gloucestershire Environmental Trust
Gloucestershire Environmental Trust started in 1977 using income from gradually increasing landfill tax but the construction of the Javelin Park Incinerator will take over 90% of the county's municipal waste which means the Trust has recently closed down.
We shall encourage as many as possible of the 380 parish churches to register with A Rocha and work towards the EcoChurch Award with a view to becoming a CofE EcoDiocese by Christmas 2020
Revd Arthur Champion, The Department of Mission and Ministry, Diocese of Gloucester, 4 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LR Tel: 01242 870402