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May 2021

Net Zero Carbon: Improving the Thermal Performance of Church Buildings

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom video conference

If you are scratching your head not sure where to start in adapting your congregation's buildings to achieve Net Zero Carbon, or want to explore the topic in more detail then this may be the event for you. Join us at 7.30pm on Monday the 17th of May when we are delighted to welcome Scott Wham to explore this topic.  Scott is an architect based in Ayr who started Wham Architecture in 2014 in order to focus on his work…

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Let’s talk about the climate emergency – Plastic. Fantastic?

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom video conference

As Scotland comes into the spotlight hosting COP26 - the United Nations climate talks due in Glasgow this November - we are calling on all Scotland’s churches to join the conversation and take action on the climate emergency. One of the most powerful ways we can encourage change is in talking, listening and telling our stories. Eco-Congregation Scotland has produced "Let's talk about the climate emergency", monthly themed resources to help congregations take part in awareness raising conversations about the climate emergency, encouraging everyone to…

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June 2021

Praying for COP26 and Beyond (hosted by Glasgow Network)

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom video conference

As Scotland welcomes the world to COP26, hear how you can get involved - and look forward to Net Zero carbon and a Just, Green Future.  Join us for an hour of encouragement and prayer as we prepare for COP26 and the actions we might take to show our care for creation thereafter. We meet on the first Thursday of every month for an hour from 4pm on Zoom.  Thursday 3rd June 2021 at 4pm  Subsequent dates are Thursday 1st…

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Net Zero Carbon: Church Heating – Exploring Hybrid Heating Options

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Zoom video conference

As more denominations commit to Net Zero Carbon we explore the best solutions for heating church buildings. Andrew MacOwan will be speaking about use of electric heating systems in churches which combine conventional electric heating options with renewable heating options. This topic was briefly covered in the Church Heating talk Andrew gave to us in February of this year but will now be explored in more detail. Join us at 7.30pm on Tuesday 8th of June via Zoom. Please fill…

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Growing a Church Orchard in Scotland

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom video conference

Church orchards come in all shapes and sizes. From a few trees at the edge of the church building to making use of undeveloped land in your community, with a bit of time and imagination an orchard is possible. Join us at 7.30pm on Monday 14th of June to hear the inspiring stories of four Scottish congregations who have planted their own orchards as part of a church twinning project with churches in Hungary. The congregations are: Colston Milton Parish…

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Young Christian Climate Network – Relay to COP26

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom video conference

Join us for the evening to hear about the Relay to COP26 which is being organised by the Young Christian Climate Network. Come and hear about their motivation, and find out how you and your congregation can get involved. You will hear about ways to support them as they make their journey from Cornwall to Glasgow. This is what the Young Christian Climate Network have to say: The climate crisis is both the cause and result of deep injustice in…

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Ditching Disposables

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom video conference

Is plastic the enemy? What are the alternatives and are they any better? And what can you do to reduce your consumption of single-use items? Come along to our workshop with Zero Waste Scotland to find the answers to these and many more questions.   Saturday 19th Of June at 11am on Zoom Please fill in the form below to register for this event.   

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