Could you be the one to bring about the future and vision of Eco-Congregation Scotland?
We are looking for a new Charity Manager to take on the exciting opportunity to manage Scotlands’ leading faith-led environmental charity and help us support churches to care for God’s creation.
Eco-Congregation Scotland is looking for a charity manager who will shape and grow the movement. With over 430 registered churches across all Christian denominations in Scotland, we have grown steadily since starting in 2001 and are now recognised as an international leader in Faith Action for the Environment. We challenge church members and congregations to promote care for creation through worship, advocacy and in taking practical action to tackle climate change in their own lives and in the lives of their churches and surrounding communities, including action for climate justice around the world.
As manager you will have:-
- exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills
- experience of managing a small team and volunteers
- fundraising and compliance experience in the charitable sector
- a vision of how churches can contribute to tackling climate justice
Please click the link to see more about the post, including how to apply HERE
It is unlikely that candidates with less than 5 years since graduation will have the necessary experience for this post.
Interviews will be held in Edinburgh on 8th August
Plastic Free July is well under way already, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still take part. This is good opportunity ti take stock of your plastic consumption and learn what plastics you can live without. Why not take a look here?
Spring is finally here and with it come the brand new resources from the Faith Action for Nature project. The project is open to any congregation who wants to take part and thus anyone can download the resources for free. Click the link to the Spring Pack
If you haven’t come across this project before, we suggest you take a look at the Welcome Pack and Frequently Asked Questions which tells you everything you need to know about how the project works. If you’d like to enroll in the pilot, you can get in touch with us, or through the Faith Action for Nature contact page.
Only congregations who get in touch with us will benefit from RSPB Scotland support.
Congratulations to St Columba’s by the Castle on achieving their Silver Award –
Our assessors commended them for their excellent communications and the many opportunities for ‘eco’ themed discussions within their Forum, Fellowship hour, Bible study and House groups.
The assessors were also impressed by:
- The Day 4 Girls project, which has involved congregation members as well as others outside the church
- The ways in which members can bring concerns/issues which are then discussed and debated
through various forums, leading to specific actions and initiatives; e.g. discussions in the local
community about the issue of air pollution are to be commended.
- The Quiet Garden, which is an inspiring use of church grounds in response to the needs of the
- The research and ways in which ideas are developed, for example in the development of the
heating system and in the introduction of the Changeworks recycling boxes.
Join us in welcoming St Marys and Old Parish Church Hawick!
Join us in welcoming Northesk Parish Church as our newest eco-congregation!
We’re pleased to welcome to Ss Ninian and Triduana RC Church and St Mary the Virgin, Ullapool as Eco-Congregations!