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Restraining Climate Change: What is the Role of Faith Communities?


Tuesday 1st December 2020

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Climate emergency, coronavirus and Brexit. How can we as faith communities work with others to build a just and green future? These are moments of great opportunity but also significant challenge. Hosted by St Columba’s by the Castle Episcopal Church in Edinburgh, join the discussion with:

The first Change in a Time of Chaos science and faith webinar, a series of talks hosted by St Columba’s towards COP26 next November.

Award for Peebles Old Parish Church

Peebles Old Parish Church received their first Eco-Congregation award.

The assessors were particularly impressed by the following areas of involvement by the congregation:

* The enthusiastic commitment to an eco-friendly church environment;

* Good involvement in community projects, including the Old Parish Forum meetings and the Tweed Green 50:50 campaign;

* Good involvement of Sunday School children in environmental issues;

* Very good record keeping; and

* The reduction in space heating in church that has been achieved and which has reduced energy consumption.