At 8.30pm on 24th March, 19 folk gathered by candlelight in Selkirk Parish Church hall to celebrate Earth Hour, with music, songs, prayers, poems and lighting candles to express concern for the earth. We also signed our names and posted them in plastic bottles to show our support for the “Have you got the bottle”
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Operation Noah has published a ‘how to’ guide for local churches on divestment and reinvestment, which has just been published, and is holding a webinar entitled ‘Faith and the Global Divestment Mobilisation’. This guide explains how local churches can divest from fossil fuels and reinvest for a brighter future. Your church can make a divestment commitment whether it
Edinburgh Practical Pilgrim Day Organised by Confraternity of St James Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10.30am-2.30pm Café Camino, St Mary’s Cathedral 1 Little King Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3JD (top of Leith Walk) Talks and demonstrations of how you can best prepare to walk the Camino de Santiago, as well as the opportunity to ask questions to
“Church of Scotland congregations are stepping up to the challenge of caring for creation – in 280 different ways. That is the number of local congregations that have made the commitment to become an eco-congregation and who are contributing to the biggest community based environmental movement in Scotland.” Read the full article here.
The next Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Eco-Congregation Network meeting will be held on Tuesday 18 April at Mannofield Church. The starting time will be 7 for 7.30pm. Refreshments will be served on arrival. The speaker will be Mr Glenn Roberts from the North East of Scotland Biological Recording Centre. The theme for his talk is Recording
Earth Hour 2017 takes place on Saturday 25 March. Eco-Congregation Ireland has prepared the following special prayer for use during Earth Hour or at Mass/Service on Sunday 26 March. There are also ideas of how your faith community can take part in Earth Hour here: http://ecocongregationireland.com/archives/6083 Prayer for use at Earth Hour at Mass/Service on evening 25th
Join Murrayfield Churches Together, in Edinburgh, for an evening service as they turn the lights out for Earth Hour. Arrive at 8pm for tea, coffee and fair-trade baking before a reflective hour of hymns, prayers and films. A retiring collection will be taken for the World Wildlife Fund. At Saughtonhall United Reformed Church, 85-87 Saughtonhall Drive,