Have you ever considered calculating your congregations carbon footprint? I recently spoke to Matthew Aitken of Dunscore Parish Church who have been doing this for the past few years and it is not as difficult as it sounds. Dunscore is a small village which lies 9 miles northwest of Dumfries with a population of around
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Join us in welcoming Applegarth, Sibbaldie and Johnstone Church of Scotland, our most recent Eco-Congregation!
Chris Naylor, Director, A Rocha International, Dumfries − Sunday 5 February You are invited to hear Chris speak at morning and evening services. During the 90s, Chris taught science in a school in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. In his spare time he enjoyed birding at a nearby wetland which he realised was of international importance:
Dunscore Parish Church, only the fourth congregation to receive an Eco-Congregation Scotland “Continuing Award”, had the award plaque presented on Sunday by Environmental Chaplain, Trevor Jamison. Pictured received the award plaque from Trevor is Alison Boyes, founding member of the church’s Eco group. Alison said: “Dunscore Church has been an EcoCongregation since 2003 and gained
Time Travel for Visitors to the Dumfries Environment Fair Members the local network took young visitors on a trip into the future from their Eco-Congregation stall at the recent Dumfries Environment Fair. Youngsters were invited to climb into a “Tardis” and after suitable time machine noises they emerged into the future to see how we
The 2015 Local Networks Seminar took place in Dunblane on Saturday 26th September. This year the main themes discussed at the Seminar have been used to propose an exciting new way of providing web-based resources, which can be downloaded and printed out to encourage more participation in our congregations. After considering what other resources are
On Thursday 19th November at 7.30pm in Dumfries High School, the Riding Lights Theatre Company is presenting (for one night only!) “BAKED ALASKA”. This show has been commissioned by the Diocese of Lichfield, Christian Aid and Operation Noah and is presented by a solidarity of Christian organisations committed to raising a compassionate voice in the