Glasgow Presbytery of the Church of Scotland are holding a free seminar for congregations of any denomination who want to know more about becoming an eco-congregation. The event is on Saturday 3rd March at Springburn Parish Church. Here are the details: Programme for the day 1.00 welcome and introductions 1.10 short opening worship 1.30
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Over the past few years, air pollution, particularly from traffic, has become an increasingly important issue. It has been linked with respiratory and cardiovascular illnesses, stunted foetal development as well as dementia and diabetes. It has been estimated that annually this is the cause of 2,500 premature deaths in Scotland and around 300 in Glasgow.
Levels of air pollution in Glasgow are breaking safety standards. Pollution has been linked with respiratory and cardiovascular illnesses, stunted foetal development as well as dementia and diabetes. Glasgow City Council is commited to introducing a Low Emission Zone into the city, in line with the Scottish Government’s promise to have Scotland’s first LEZ in
Congratulations to Renfield St Steven’s Parish Church on achieving their first award! The assessors particularly identified the following for commendation: ❖ the extent to which care for the earth has been integrated into the worship of the congregation (clearly not something that is done just once a year); ❖ contacts outwith the immediate congregation seem
Congratulations to Inverkip Parish Church on achiving their First Award! They were commended for their ‘enthusiastic team, who are capable of pushing further improvement following recommendations, an asset to the community.’ In case you missed it, the congregation has been shortlisted to receive a Church Times Green Church Award.
We’re always looking for new ways Eco-Congregations can get involved in the wider environmental movement and recently we’ve been talking to RSPB Scotland about the Glasgow ‘Wild-Fest‘ and plans to celebrate the spirit of the Garden Festival on its 30th Anniversary in 2018. RSPB Scotland will be working with partners, organisations and community gardens