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Eco-Congregation Scotland news 17 August 2021
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🌏 Please join us this evening 🔔

Creation Calls the Tune

 

Creation Calls The Tune 1
Tuesday 17 August 2021
7.30pm – 9.00pm

https://www.ecocongregationscotland.org/event/creation-calls-the-tune-part-1

We have had a great response to our upcoming events - and there's still time to join us this evening. Please register for the Zoom meeting link!

Awareness about environmental concerns and the climate crisis is at an all time high in churches, but how much is that reflected in our worship?

In this webinar writer and editor Kathy Galloway - formerly Head of Christian Aid Scotland and leader of the Iona Community - and Wendy Lloyd, Faith Communications Coordinator for Christian Aid, will join our Eco-Chaplain Rev'd David Coleman. 

They will share resources which you can use in your congregation and help us explore deeper questions about how our worship and spirituality relate to our care for creation and desire for climate justice.

Please register to join the first of our 'Creation Calls The Tune' events at:

https://www.ecocongregationscotland.org/event/creation-calls-the-tune-part-1

Creation Time 2021 launch
Thursday 19 August 2021
7.30pm – 9.00pm

https://www.ecocongregationscotland.org/event/creation-time-2021/

Eco-Congregation Scotland and the Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) combine to provide ecumenical Creation Time materials in a variety of media, joining Christians around the world in the Season of Creation, or Creationtide, from 1 September to 4 October.

In this year of the 
COP26 climate conference, new weekly resources have been prepared by our Eco-Chaplain and diverse volunteers in partnership with JPIT for the five Sundays of Creation Time 2021.

JPIT brings together the United Reformed ChurchMethodist Church and Baptist Union of Great Britain - linking Baptist churches outwith Scotland - helping the Churches work together for peace and justice. The Church of Scotland is an associate partner. JPIT is sharing resources on its Season of Creation webpage.

Please register now for the launch of this year’s Creation Time materials:

https://www.ecocongregationscotland.org/event/creation-time-2021/
Making Things Last
Saturday 21 August 2021, 4.00pm

Register here
Four-fifths of our carbon footprint comes from products and materials we use. Is recycling the answer or is there an alternative? Join our workshop with Zero Waste Scotland.
Creation Calls the Tune 2
Thursday 26 August 2021, 
7.30pm

Register here
John Bell of the Iona Community, Joel Payne from Resound Worship and the Church of Scotland's Iain McLarty share songs connecting with creation and the environment.
Nations' Climate Sunday Service
Sunday 5 September 2021, 3.30pm

nationsclimatesunday.eventbrite.co.uk
Online and live in Glasgow Cathedral with Glasgow Churches Together, join churches across Britain and Ireland in the run-up to COP26 for the Nations' Climate Sunday Service.
UPCOMING EVENTS

Our next confirmed events, activities and training are 
online and updated regularly. Please register for the Zoom meeting links at:

https://www.ecocongregationscotland.org/upcomingevents
 
Read our monthly briefing on what COP26 is and how you can get involved. 

Register for free and begin your church's journey as an eco-congregation. 

Please consider church 
membership to become more active in the charity and support our Local Network activities - join online.

Please 
donate if you can, to help support our work and encourage growing interest across Scotland's churches.

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COP26 venue Scottish Events Campus header photograph courtesy of Glasgow Convention Bureau.

Our office is currently closed due to the coronavirus situation and staff are working from home. Please contact Eco-Congregation Scotland manager Stephen Curran at: 
0141 423 4671, 07554 905275, 
manager@ecocongregationscotland.org

Eco-Congregation Scotland, 121 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 4YN
Eco-Congregation Scotland is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR), Scottish Charity number: SC041287
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