Carbon Fast for Lent 2012

Join Tearfund and churches across the world for the Carbon Fast this Lent – starting on Wednesday 22 February – with daily actions and prayers to help you and your church reduce your emissions.

Whether you’re a nervous novice or a carbon-cutting champion, there’s something in this year’s Carbon Fast for you.

The daily actions focus on weekly themes providing something for all walks of life, including more adventurous actions for carbon-cutting experts who want a challenge and weekly actions who’s like to take things more slowly.

How to take part – three ways

  1. Get the actions: Download the actions at or order an action guide from or by calling 0845 355 8355.
  2. Sign up for Carbon Fast daily emails at – these include reflections and prayers and will be sent to you every day during Lent.
  3. Follow the Carbon Fast on Twitter – @carbonfast, #carbonfast

Please tell your church or small group too. Look for ways for your church to take part in the Carbon Fast, for example by featuring an action a week. You can order action guides in packs of 5 if you’d like lots to share with your church or group.

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