On Sunday 18th February Eco-Congregation Scotland’s Environmental Chaplain, Trevor Jamison, preached at St Columba’s by the Castle Scottish Episcopal Church in Edinburgh. This was an occasion to celebrate St Columba’s receiving their Eco-Congregation Silver Award, and Trevor is seen here, presenting it to representatives from the congregation.
A young satellite-tagged golden eagle has disappeared in highly suspicious circumstances in the Pentland Hills, just seven miles from the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh. Chris Packham investigated and spoke to Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham. More on this story here.
This year there are a number of environmental resources available for congregations to use during Lent: Lenten Fast for Creation from the Global Catholic Climate Network and the Anglican Communion Environmental Network. You can download their daily calendar of ideas here (PDF file). Five Ideas to make Lent Count from TearFund.
World Day of Prayer is an international, ecumenical, prayer movement initiated and carried out by Christian women in more than 180 countries and over 1000 languages. Every year Christians of many traditions and all ages, celebrate a common day of prayer on the first Friday in March. This year, women from Suriname have provided material
The Scottish Food Coalition , of which Eco-Congregation Scotland is a member, is inviting people from across Scotland to get together for Kitchen Table Talks to discuss the future of food in Scotland. The Scottish Government will soon introduce a ‘Good Food Nation Bill’ and we want this legislation to be a chance for everyone to
This video from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is aimed at scientists but is applicable to anyone communicating about climate change:
The Council of Christian Churches in France (CÉCEF) is encouraging local churches to support a recently created Green Church environmental certification label, asking that offerings made at ecumenical services during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity go to help finance the initiative. The ecumenical eco-certification label called Eglise verte (Green Church) was publically launched