Eco Church in an hour

Be the change
In a crisis, everyone needs to pull together – climate change is no exception.  As Christians, we have responsibilities as we live alongside all God’s creation.  This is something that affects both people and the planet, the world’s poorest and all that God has made.   We all need to act.

The crisis we are in can feel overwhelming. We might be wondering where we start, how we can help, what difference we can make? We all can make a difference, and it’s often taking the small steps, that add up to create the big change.

So that is why we are asking you to be part of our #EcoChurchInAnHour.

This campaign, developed in the Diocese of Gloucester in partnership with A Rocha, breaks down Eco Church into small, manageable steps.

    1. Go online to the Eco Church website
    2. Add your church to the Eco Church Community
    3. Take the Eco Church survey

Eco Church in an hourThe survey will help you think through steps you can take to become an Eco Church, from simple things like using hymns and songs that celebrate God’s creation to creating a wildlife area in the churchyard.  You never know, you might qualify for an award already, becoming an Eco Church in an hour.

We are calling on all worshipping communities, to be the change, and take part in our #EcoChurchInAnHour campaign. We’ll be sharing simple, achievable steps that other people have taken to help them get an award.

Roger from Edgeworth found on registration for Eco Church his church had already achieved a bronze award. “It’s not as complicated as I thought it was going to be!”

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