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Carbon Awareness, Lechlade, 8 June 2024

Saturday June 8, 9:30 am to 3:15 pm

Join Cate Williams and Julie Nelson for a day of Carbon Awareness Training.

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Carbon Awareness is a short 4 hour course, enabling participants to explore questions around engaging with climate change in church life. It covers four key questions:

  1. Why does reducing our use of fossil fuels matter so much?
  2. What changes can we make that make the most difference?
  3. How we can encourage others to get involved?
  4. How does this fit into the whole of church life?

Participants will leave the course better equipped to make positive changes in their own household as well as feeling more confident to engage both with church, and others to encourage more people to take this seriously.

As a short 4 hour course, Carbon Awareness can either be delivered as a whole or split into two or more sessions.  This session will be on Saturday 8 June 2024, 9.30am-3.15pm at St Lawrence Church, Market Place, Lechlade, Gloucestershire, GL7 3AB.   (Exact venue details and timings will be confirmed nearer the time)

Participants will need to spend 20 minutes before the course completing a simple carbon footprint tool: https://footprint.wwf.org.uk/

Please note that participants will need to bring their own lunch, but drinks are provided.

This training is free of charge, but spaces are limited so please sign up by clicking the booking form here.

This session will be led by Cate Williams  (Environmental Engagement Officer) and Julie Nelson. 

Revd Dr Julie Nelson is a retired Anglican priest who has made a home in Gloucester Diocese in the last four years. She is a member of Green  Christian, and an Eco Ambassador for Cirencester Deanery, supporting churches on their EcoChurch journey, seeking to raise awareness of environmental concerns, and encouraging all Christians to see ‘Care for our Common Home’ as central to faith, discipleship and mission.Rev Julie Nelson

 

 

 

Details

Date:
Saturday June 8
Time:
9:30 am to 3:15 pm
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Organizer

Cate Williams
Phone
01452 835543
Email
ku.gr1713445944o.coi1713445944dsolg1713445944@smai1713445944lliwc1713445944

Venue

St Lawrence Church, Lechalde
Market Square
Lechlade, GL7 3AB United Kingdom
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