This is a one-off in the series of Eco-Church resourcing events, with Matt Fulford (DAC sustainability advisor) joining Cate Williams to demonstrate under pew heating and answer questions about technicalContinue reading
Small things making a big difference – how to get started with Eco Church in an Hour
Register your church and pledge one hour per week to help make your church greener Has your church discovered new ways to care for your environment through Eco Church? DoContinue reading
Joel’s story: Coping with climate crisis overwhelm
In the next in our #EcoChurchInAnHour series, Joel Callow, a member of the worshipping community at Trinity Cheltenham shares how he combats feelings of being overwhelmed by the scale ofContinue reading
#EcoChurchInAnHour: Supporting Kenyan farmers
In the next of our Eco Church In An Hour videos, Bishop Robert speaks to Dave Rowe from Trinity Cheltenham about his church’s links with North West Kenya.
Churches offer cool spaces during heatwave
Churches across Gloucestershire have responded to the impact of the heatwave by remaining open to the public throughout the week. Christ Church Cheltenham offered its space for those who mightContinue reading
Eco Church In An Hour: A ‘tweet’ for the birds
Caring for wildlife is an integral part of #EcoChurchInAnHour Jon shows Bishop Robert the bird boxes that the church in Daglingworth has put up around the churchyard. They have madeContinue reading
Faith in a time of climate change
Getting inspired about climate change, by the Revd Simon Witcombe, Senior Chaplain, University of Gloucestershire “You know you’re getting old when you remember the person coming to give the annualContinue reading
Cliffords Mesne Counts on Nature
Churches Count on Nature runs from 4 to 12 June. Churches are encouraged to open up their burial grounds to the public so people can appreciate and record the nature they find there.
Message from Bishop Robert, 26 April 2022
What can you do in an hour? Walk the dog, read the paper, take a long bath… or make a difference to our planet?
Eco Church In An Hour: Heating and The Energy Footprint Tool (EFT)
Stephen Brady, Daglingworth Churchwarden, talks about the impact of the old oil-fired boiler on their church building and what their options are for making the system greener. Some of theContinue reading
Get ready for No Mow May
Fancy making a difference for the planet by doing less this May? Plantlife is encouraging churches and households to take part in No Mow May. Lock up your lawnmower onContinue reading
#EcoChurchInAnHour: Recycling points
Your church could be a centre for community recycling. Cathy Jones from Mitcheldean Church said, “We now have collection boxes for batteries, stamps, pill blister packs and milk bottles inContinue reading
Eco Church in an Hour: Flower power
Former florist Julia shares how flowers are powering her move to a greener church.
Energy Footprint Tool is live for 2022
What’s your church’s energy footprint?
To help our Diocese get to net-zero carbon by 2030, find your church’s energy footprint with this handy tool.
Eco Church In An Hour: Church cleaning
Elizabeth Hutchison from Daglingworth is our #EcoChurchInAnHour star of the week. Liz has been a member of the Church of the Holy Rood for over 35 years and coordinates aContinue reading
Eco Church in an Hour: Registration
Churchwarden Roger Eldridge looks after the stunning St Mary’s Church in Edgeworth which achieved a Bronze Eco Church Award on first registration for the scheme. Bishop Robert visited him toContinue reading
Eco Church in an hour: Greener admin
Judy Abbott is our #EcoChurchInAnHour star of the week. She is Minutes Secretary, Safeguarding Officer and Pastoral Assistant at Daglingworth Church and she shares her small step to a greenerContinue reading
Eco Church in an Hour: getting started is easy!
Eco Church in an Hour is a new campaign that helps your church go ‘green’. Developed by the Diocese of Gloucester in partnership with A Rocha, we’re asking all churchesContinue reading