How can you combine growing your own delicious food, making new friends, learning a natural growing method, and the opportunity to reconnect at a deep, spiritual level with creation? The answer is Grow Zones, a community growing project.
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About Matt Freer
I am the Environment Officer for the Diocese of Oxford.
Entries by Matt Freer
With darker evenings and the colder weather we are all likely to be picking up the car keys more often, so here we highlight a few ideas to help you explore making your car use greener.
This is the little patch of earth that inspires me – my garden. It is a place of joy shared with family and friends – and yet is also where I can spend time alone – and it is a place that brings me a connection to our Creator that I can struggle to find elsewhere. As we launch Inspired by Creation – where is your place of inspiration?
A little patch of earth. A quiet spot to reflect. A view that stops you in your tracks.
Where do you encounter God through creation?
During September the Diocese of Oxford will be running Inspired by Creation. A chance to share with others how creation inspires you.
Today we mark Midsummer – a time to be grateful for the daylight long.
O you Sun and daylight long, bless your Maker…
Today (Thursday 22nd April) is Earth Day. A day celebrated around the world (although not very widely in the UK), and designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. With the sunny weather putting a spring in our step and helping people venture into their gardens or nearby parks, why not take an opportunity today to mark Earth Day by connecting with your local patch of earth?
The Living Hope Conference in Great Missenden in early March saw 130 people turn out to explore environment and climate change issues around the themes of churches and schools. There were a host of speakers and organisations represented. The opening panel included Paula Clifford (Christian Aid), Chris Sunderland (Earth Abbey) and Dave Bookless (A Rocha) […]
- 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.