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Churchyard dry stone wall needed

Do you have a dry stone wall in your churchyard that needs rebuilding? Conservation charity Caring for God’s Acre are looking for a wall to rebuild as part of a dry stone wall training course in the Diocese of Oxford. As the course will be for beginners the wall needs to be freestanding, below shoulder […]

Learn to Scythe your churchyard – 3 May 2014

Scything poster OxfordOrganised by Caring for God’s Acre Discover how to adjust, sharpen and use a scythe. Saturday 3rd of May 10am-4pm at Chipping Norton Community Orchard FREE to participants, only available to those managing burial grounds, limited numbers, booking essential To book speak to Andrea at Caring for God’s Acre on 01588 673041 or […]

Sustainable work and lifestyle – 10 February 2014

Reading at Work Presents Sustainable work and lifestyle – Exploring sustainability and work, on world, local and personal levels With Revd Dr John Weaver, Chairman – The John Ray Initiative Date: 7:45pm, Monday 10th February 2014 Venue: Bill’s Restaurant, Chain St, Reading RG1 2HX The evening will start at 7.45 with a time of networking and the […]

Conference on Sustainable Communities – 1 March 2014

The annual Redcliffe College / JRI Environment conference is on Saturday 1st March 2014. There is a discount rate of £36 for early booking (by 31st January). The ordinary price is £42. The conference theme is “Sustainable communities: what has the church got to offer?” Three keynote speakers: Tim Gorringe has taught theology at Madurai […]

Joy in enough – 29 March 2014

Christian Ecology Link Day Conference at the Carrs Lane URC Centre, Birmingham B4 7SX, on Saturday 29 March, 2014 (11am to 5pm). Keynote speaker: Dan O’Neill – Lecturer in ecological economics at the University of Leeds; chief economist at the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE); and co-author of Enough is Enough. Economic growth has turned toxic […]

Plough Wednesday – 15th Jan 2014

PLOUGH WEDNESDAY 2014 January 15th 2014 10am – 4pm at SADDLEBACK FARM SHOP – BERKSHIRE An opportunity to join with others in the Diocese of Oxford to learn about rural and agricultural issues. Organized by the Diocesan Rural Team. Details below: Poster: Plough Wednesday 2014.pdf

A Rocha UK Regional Event – 9th Nov

A Rocha are running a special regional event at the Village Centre, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, on Saturday, 9th November 2013, starting at 11.30am. George Lings, the Church Army’s Director of Research will be joining them for the day, as well as Ruth Valerio. They will be leading inspiring meditations around the theme, ‘The Sacred Spaces that […]