Other training to explore after the crisis
Eco Centre Wirksworth runs courses on hedgelaying, bee keeping, woodland management.....
tel: 01629 533038.
Whistlewood Common near Melbourne, South Derbyshire runs a number of volunteer events and courses.
Jan 2020 General Synod talks becoming carbon neutral as Church of England launches energy rating tool for buildings. A tool is currently being piloted in 4 Dioceses and will be updated in the light of it and released more widely soon.
Repair Cafe helps reduce waste through mending items that might otherwise be discarded. Please note there are conditions to using the name and logo. There may be one nearby you can access- in New Mills, Eyam, Chesterfield.
Refil app. If your church has a publicly available tap which people could use to refil drinking bottles (and reduce waste) you can add it to this scheme.
Study and preaching resources
Sustainable preaching: liturgically linked preaching resources.
Mission and Creation Care for disciples, John Ray Institute
Tenants of the King, a 4 part study looking at what the Bible has to say about climate change, from Operation Noah. Worth looking at purely for answers to common questions pages 22-25. Copies were offered at clergy Conference 2018.
Faith in a Changing Climate USPG downloadable study resource with case studies from across the Anglican Communion. Printed copies are available on request. It includes a very helpful page on Climate Change FAQs (p6&7). Copies were circulated by Rev Richard Reade at Clergy Conference 2018.
Church Mission Society study resource 'The Possible world'.
Bible study based on Cherishing the Earth (2008) Margot and Martin Hodson- six week course.
Let there be stuff...? Course of 6 sessions for teenagers.
7 weeks detox from consumerism. Based on Consumer Detox by Mark Powley, St Georges, Leeds.
Christian Aids Theology of Climate Change.
Joy in Enough from Green Christian offer a confession for your focus and a challenge to rethink our economy, acknowledge our complicity in consumerism and climate change.
News archive please note related events are postponed
List of councils who have declared a Climate Emergency.
Christian Climate Action article Don't let the thing that stops us be us.
Climate change and carbon reduction manifesto unveiled by Derbyshire County Council but the motion to declare a climate emergency was not passed. In Derbyshire, Wirksworth Town Council and New Mills Town Council have already declared climate emergencies.
Psalm 23 garden. at RHS Chelsea 2020
Derby City Council passed the Climate Emergency motion unamended and with no abstentions.
Transition Chesterfield latest newsletter.
Arocha 'When Silence is not an option' blog.
Food in the Anthropocene, how changes in diet could feed the planets population.
Sustainable Heating and Lighting conference [Powering Gods Northern Powerhouse Dec 2018] resources to download.
Green Hearts launched in association with Climate Coalition and Cafod
Season of Creation resources from the Church of England 1 September 2019 - 4 October 2019. This years resources to follow.