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May 2019

Investing for positive change: The Church of Scotland, divestment and a zero carbon future

May 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
St Columba’s by the Castle Scottish Episcopal Church, 14 Johnston Terrace
Edinburgh, EH1 2PW United Kingdom
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Investing for positive change: The Church of Scotland, divestment and a zero carbon futureFollowing the lively debate on fossil fuel divestment at the 2018 General Assembly, join Eco-Congregation Scotland, Operation Noah, Christian Aid and Friends of the Earth Scotland to discuss how the Church of Scotland can use its investments to accelerate the just transition to a sustainable future.More than 1,000 institutions around the world, including the University of Edinburgh, the Church of Ireland and New York City, have taken…

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Climate Change in the Pacific: Christian Perspectives on an Existential Crisis

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
W001, Hamish Wood Building, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow, G4 0BA United Kingdom
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With increasingly stronger cyclones and sea level rises in the Pacific, please register to attend this free lecture examining the predicted effects of climate change on the Pacific peoples and then how they respond in their Christian faith. Dr Richard A Davis is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theology and Ethics at the Pacific Theological College, Suva, Fiji Islands and earned his PhD at New College in Edinburgh. Richard teaches across the fields of theology and ethics, with…

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June 2019

Right to Food focus group

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cornerstone Centre, St John's Church, 1A Lothian Rd, Edinburgh
Edinburgh, EH1 2AB United Kingdom
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Eco-Congregation Scotland is a member of the Scottish Food Coalition, campaigning for the Right to Food as part of Scotland becoming a Good Food Nation. We are supporting work on key messages with Nourish Scotland by hosting the above focus group to look at understanding of and attitudes towards the Right to Food. If you have time, we hope that you can please join us to answer a few questions in an informal and relaxed setting. The discussion will help…

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Orchard Event

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Duddingston Kirk, 5 Old Church Lane
Edinburgh, EH15 3PX United Kingdom
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A meeting in Duddingston Kirk to see the work they have been doing in their gardens, and learn about planting orchards in our churches.

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Moray Network – Burghead Green Walk

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Church, Burghead., Grant Street
Burghead, IV30 5UQ United Kingdom
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21 st of June 2019 Burghead Green Walk A Walk and Spiritual Reflection with Moray Network  In the evening, on the longest day of the year, twenty of us set out for a walk along the beach at Burghead. Glorious light and the sound of the sea surrounded us as we stopped on the beach and gathered round for the first of six stops on our journey. At each stop there were prayers, and reflections on the changes to the…

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July 2019

Edinburgh Climate Festival 2019

July 6 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Meadows, Melville Drive
Edinburgh, EH9 1ND
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We will be hosting a stall at this festival - and are looking for volunteers to help out! If you are available to help please email Ruth at  find out more  

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Funding Information Session

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Keep Scotland Beautiful, Glendevon House, The Castle Business Park
Stirling, FK9 4TZ
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Is your congregation or community group looking for funding and support for an environmental project? Come along to our Funding Information Session in Stirling on Friday 19th July from 11am to 1pm to learn about the funding, support and project development grants available through the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund. Staff from Eco-Congregation Scotland and Climate Challenge Fund managers Keep Scotland Beautiful will share information on available funding, share examples of environmental projects who have received funding from Climate Challenge…

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