A warm thank you to Katherine and Donald Gardner from Bridge of Allan Parish Church, our workshop hosts, Stewart Stevenson MSP Minister for Environment and Climate Change and everyone helping out on the day, making the 2012 Annual Gathering a success!
Malcolm Rooney, minister at Kirriemuir, lead a workshop on the challenges of changing behaviour in presbytery based on his experience of promoting climate change action in Angus Presbytery
Dane Sherrard, minister at Luss, led a workshop on Green Pilgrimage together with Andrew Patterson and Richard Frazer.
Andrew Faulk* of Consumer Focus looked at the financial support available to congregations to help them turn their commitment into action, including details of the new ‘green deal’.
*Presentation: Andrew Faulk – UK Green Deal
Christian Aid and SCIAF* jointly led a workshop on climate justice and international development.
*Presentation: SCIAF and Christian Aid
Charles Agboklu* of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church and interfaith climate change network of Ghana told us how churches in Ghana are helping people respond to climate change
David Gunn from Keep Scotland Beutiful led a workshop on the Climate Challenge Fund and the opportunities it offers congregations on behalf of the Scottish Government’s Green Team.
Please click on the link to access the: ECS Annual Gathering 2012 Report
Please click on the link to access the: Annual Gathering Feedback Report 2012