Environment

Christians believe God has made and will save the whole world through Jesus Christ.
The whole of creation is worshiping and glorifying God all around us, all the time.
We know that as people we are all wholly dependent on the earth for our basic needs as well as enjoying many other good things.
Caring for creation is an essential part of Christian ministry and mission.
Find out more about how we can all be part of Christ’s restoration work for creation.

 

How is my church impacting on the environment?

How can you calculate the environmental cost of your parish’s activities? What can you do to mitigate or offset these?

When we make decisions we need to consider all the costs and benefits. How our church impacts on creation and our neighbours through climate change is important. Understanding and measuring your carbon footprint enables you to assess this.

Learn how to use a simple tool to calculate your church’s carbon footprint. Find out which environmental actions will have the most benefit and could save you money. Gain points towards your Eco Church award and be part of the global movement to combat climate change.

Two session courses starting September 2018

More details can be found here
Course flyer available here

 

Powering God’s Northern Powerhouse

Sustainable church heating and lighting conference for churches across the North of England

Saturday 1 December Wakefield Cathedral 10am - 4pm

Flyer here More here

 

 

What is the Green Journey? Click here to find out how you could be saving money and cutting your carbon footprint.

 

Our Hope for God's Creation

Watch this video to discover what some churches in Yorkshire and the North East are doing to help care for creation.

 

 

Have you got a Parish Environment Policy?

The Diocesan Synod adopted the Diocesan Environment Policy in June 2017. It is the first step in our endeavour in becoming an Eco Diocese. We would encourage every church to make use of the Eco Church programme, registration is simple and there are lots of helpful resources on the Eco Church website. To get you underway, why not adapt your own Parish Environment Policy? You can adapt this model to suit your church.

God's Green Fingers

The Environment e-news of the Diocese of Leeds
with an article for your parish magazine to download, resources, news and events. 

Issue 21 November 2018
Issue 20 September 2018
Issue 19 July 2018
Issue 18 May 2018
Issue 17 March 2018
Issue 16 January 2018


Email jemima.parker [at] leeds.anglican.org (Jemima Parker) to subscribe.

Contact us                                 

Jemima Parker Jemima Parker
Environment Officer
01423 569121
Office hours: 9am - 4pm,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
 
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