Category: Worship

A Service for Rogationtide

This year, Rogation Sunday is on 6 May. Rogationtide was originally about asking God (Latin – rogare – to ask) to bless the crops. Rogation Days are the three weekdays before Ascension Day, but many churches have observed Rogation on the preceding Sunday. Here is a simple idea for keeping Rogationtide, spotted on the Green …
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Creationtide mailing list

Please sign up to our mailing list using this form. We use it to send out daily reflections for the period of Creationtide or during the Lent Carbon Fast. We also use the list to send out very occasional information (perhaps as often as twice a year!) about events organised by EcoChurch Southwest. You can …
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Eco Church Scheme launched

Great launch of Eco Church scheme at St Paul’s Cathedral with Rowan Williams, Canon Philippa Boardman (Canon Treasurer – receiving the first award – for the cathedral), Tearfund’s Nigel Harris (CEO), Christian Aid Christine Allen (Policy & Public Affairs Director) and A Rocha UK’s Andy Atkins and Ruth Valerio (CEO and Churches & Theology Director).Try …
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Happy All Souls – so that should be every one of us!

It is estimated that across the world over 250 million people make pilgrimage every year.  Whether from Buddhist, Christian, Islamic, Jewish or other traditions (or none), women, men and children set out to journey towards a special place, with the most popular destinations including Mecca, Jerusalem, Santiago de Compostela, Bodh Gaya, Amritsar and the Ganges …
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Pray and fast for the Paris climate summit

In Paris from 30th November to 11th December 2015 the world’s scientists and politicians will be meeting to make long-reaching decisions about Climate Change and moving to a low-carbon future. What is COP21? France will be hosting and presiding the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on …
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Green Gloucestershire

The Diocese of Gloucester and Churches Together in Gloucestershire have provided some funding for a new website containing lots of helpful resources, such as: managing your churchyard switching to Ecotricity energy saving tips in church buildings flooding suppliers of locally grown food and drink joint core strategy (housing) connecting with nature analysis of consumerism trench …
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Psalm 82 – green meditation

We create our own gods of avarice, desire, gluttony and sloth 1. When all the other gods have come together, the Lord God judges them and says: 2. How long will you keep judging unfairly and favouring evil people? These other gods control our hearts displacing you and misdirecting our priorities 3. Be fair to …
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