What gives you the most amount of pleasure in life? Maybe it’s playing with your kids, watching the hum of city streets, planting some seeds, creating something in your workshop, walking with God in the fields…
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As Christians it is our duty to care for the world with which we have been entrusted. And that includes how we use our church buildings; wisely caring for them and reducing the carbon footprint they create. Natalie Merry tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the carbon footprint of church buildings are also often the simplest.
Eco-congregation is an Award scheme that recognises and encourages churches which are taking our God given mandate to care for creation seriously and are doing something about it. Could your church apply for the award?
Manage, don’t mow your churchyard and give space to endangered plant species. That is the message from Shrinking the Footprint, the CofE’s national environmental campaign, which has signed up to the United Nations’ International Year of Biodiversity (IYB). In many urban areas the churchyard is often the only ‘green lung’ for the community and the […]
It’s easy to forget the beauty of the story of creation in Genesis because of arguments around whether it is myth or literal, how long it might have taken and evolution. That’s a shame because it’s a magical story! Creation Stations is a resource with eight parts that has been designed to let that story be told and experienced on its own terms and to help people regain a sense of lost wonder.
It is not yet widely recognised that there are spiritual issues at stake over climate change. Many people seem to consider it all as a technical or political problem. They look anxiously into the future for a piece of geo-engineering that will save us, or campaign furiously to get politicians to act. Yet the environmental issues that we face are so serious and so multi-faceted that they demand nothing less than an inner transformation.
- Case Study
- Climate Change
- Creation Tide
- Diocese of Oxford
- Energy saving
- Featured Events
- Inspired by Creation
- Renewable energy
- Sustainable living
Earthing Faith is a network to resource and encourage churches and individuals in the Diocese of Oxford as we connect our faith with the earth.
The network has been established to assist the sharing of ideas and experiences around the environment, and to help us to be creative and collaborative in our engagement with creation.