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Environment changes…

Changes to the Envrionment Advisor role for the Diocese of Oxford… At the end of July 2014 Matt Freer will be leaving his role as Environment Advisor for the Diocese of Oxford. Matt will be starting a new part-time role with the Quiet Garden Trust (www.quietgarden.org), as well as working freelance (www.mattfreer.info) and setting up […]

Church Energy Efficiency Conference

The Trust For Oxfordshires Environment (TOE2) and the Dicoese of Oxford invite you to a day conference exploring how we can make our churches warmer, more welcoming and cost less to run. Building on the Church Energy Audits Project with TOE2 and Sustain, the day will look at how churches can do their own energy […]

Earthing Faith Gathering – 9th Oct 2014

Developing an eco-friendly parish: a resource evening for churches in Buckinghamshire In 2014 Earthing Faith gatherings will bring people together to showcase resources to help churches explore environment related issues in a parish, with a particular focus on resources for worship. The Buckinghamshire gathering will include an introduction by the Bishop of Buckingham, followed by […]

Food and Theology with Mike Rayner – 13th Sept

On Saturday 13th September 2014 CRES (Christian Rural and Environmental Studies) are running a day conference at Ripon College Cuddesdon near Oxford with Rev Dr Mike Rayner on Food and Theology. The programme will run from 9.30am until 2pm and include: Theological reflections upon the production, distribution and consumption of food Practical applications of our […]

Traditional Skills at Dorchester Abbey – 23-25 August

TRADITIONAL SKILLS IN ACTION – THE CRAFTS THAT BUILT THE ABBEY Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August from 12 – 6pm Monday 25th August from 10am to 4pm Traditional Skills will be showcased at Dorchester Abbey, with contemporary craftspeople who are continuing the crafts and skills that would have built Dorchester on Thames’ medieval abbey […]

Speaker opportunity – Why didn’t you save the forest?

Church Mission Society mission partner, Dr Andrew Leake, is visiting the UK from  September 14th to September 28th 2014.  Andrew works with the indigenous peoples in the Chaco region, and is engaged in pioneering work to protect the environment and prevent deforestation there. If your church would be interested in hearing from Andrew, please do […]

St George continues to go green…

St George’s Church in Wash Common, nr Newbury have been busyover the last few years making their building more welcoming and warmer. Through their innovative George Goes Green project the church has been creating a warm, welcoming, usable, sustainable, community space by: Ensuring the church building is accessible, flexible, affordable and widely used for local […]