We’re pleased to welcome to Ss Ninian and Triduana RC Church and St Mary the Virgin, Ullapool as Eco-Congregations!
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Facing the Reality of a Changing Climate. As people of hope, how can we respond? A unique opportunity to hear Katharine Hayhoe from North America, an evangelical Christian and climate scientist named in TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World 2014 and Fortune’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders. She will be in conversation with
As part of Christian Aid’s Big Shift campaign some members of the local Eco-Congregation network visited the Royal Bank of Scotland in Helensburgh to ask them to invest in a more sustainable way. Christian Aid have more information on their campaign here: https://www.christianaid.org.uk/campaigns/climate-change/the-big-shift This was part of a day of activities including a service and
From the BBC: The Scottish government has announced an “effective ban” on fracking. Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse told MSPs that the practice “cannot and will not take place in Scotland”. He said an existing moratorium on the technique, which has been in place since 2015, would continue “indefinitely” after a consultation showed “overwhelming” opposition. The
Churches have an opportunity to influence Scottish Government policy on food, if they act quickly. From Nourish Scotland: In the September 2016 Programme for Government the SNP annuounced they would continue with their manifesto commitment to bring forward a Good Food Nation Bill. Nourish, along with the Scottish Food Coalition, have beeen campaigning for framework
Burnside Blairbeth Church held their Harvest Festival service on Sunday and minister, William Wilson preached on the topic of “Hope for Creation”. You can Listen to the sermon or download it here:
There was a strong turnout for the recent Edinburgh Network event on food security in Scotland. Olga Bloemen of Nourish Scotland spoke on food security and the forthcoming Good Food Nation Bill which is expected to come to the Scottish Parliament. Then along with Andy Wightman MSP and Olga took part in a lively question