St. Andrew’s Church of Scotland in Brussels has won a silver Eco-Congregation award. This is the sixteenth award plaque we have sent out in the past four weeks and it is just on its way to the Post Office. The assessors identified the following for particular commendation: the widespread communication of the caring for creation
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From the Church of Scotland web site: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been told that climate change is putting entire populations of Pacific Ocean island nations at serious risk. Delegates from the World Council of Churches said rising sea levels, increasingly severe drought and storms had questioned the very survival of people in the British
Eco-Congregation has just been launched across several Southern African countries by the organisation SAFCEI (Southern African Faith Communities Environmental Institute). For further information visit their web site here: http://safcei.org/what-we-do/eco-congregations/
Presentation given by John Ferguson from EcoideaM Ltd on 26th September at the Local Networks Seminar. A full report of the day will follow. The presentation can be downloaded in PowerPoint format here: Eco Congregation Seminar Dunblane 260915
This year’s Local Networks Seminar is being held on Saturday 26th September, 11am – 3.30pm at Dunblane Cathedral Halls. Please note the date, which is later in September this year. The main topic for the day will be “After Paris – What happens next?” The Climate Justice Baton Relay (see http://www.ecocongregationscotland.org/get-involved/events/baton-relay/) has been a huge
The Riding Lights Theatre Company will be touring a new show about Climate Change from a Christian perspective between September and November this year (see details below). So far only two churches in Scotland have shown an interest, but if there is sufficient demand they might put on another week touring Scotland – from 16th November.
Julia Edwards is working with the Pacific Conference on Churches on climate change adaptation on Fiji, funded by the Methodist church . She was previously at Heriot Watt University. She shares her impressions and stories of the storm: Thanks for your email and concerns. Fiji virtually escaped the effects of Pam, but the devastation