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Eco Church at St Anne's

A church community on the western side of Leicester is making great progress in the challenge to safeguard God's creation and address the issue of climate change – in faith, practice and mission.

Eco Banner Encourages Prayer & Action on Climate Change

Handmade eco bunting was presented to the Bishop of Leicester by a group of our worshipping communities keen to encourage Church leadership and all of us to help tackle the climate crisis.

Giant planet Earth art to hang in Leicester Cathedral

The Gaia installation will be on display in the Cathedral from 17 May- 6 June and aims inspire awe, wonder and humility and to invite us to ask ourselves why God has given us this beautiful environment, as well as to spark conversations about climate change.

Sue's Everyday Faith

Sue is a keen walker and lifelong lover of nature. She worships in the Ironstone benefice – a rural group of churches near Melton – and was called by God to create a thriving woodland near her home as a legacy for the planet

Sharing resources from the Christian Climate Conference

On Saturday 5 September young people from around Leicester and Leicestershire coordinated a Christian Climate Conference open to people from any faith background on Zoom. Slides from the event can be found here along with a resource bank that has been put together by the team behind the event. It includes worship resources, recommended podcasts, books, films and online content. This resource bank links to many of the themes and workshop topics explored on the day but it is hoped it will be used widely by all in the diocese. 

Doxecology - creation, ecology & Christian hope

Jon Barrett chats with Joel Payne from Resound Worship about their new album Doxecology.

How faith and acting on climate change are linked

Erica is 16 years old, a Christian and a climate activist. She sits on the Bishop's Youth Council and the Diocesan Environmental Group, as well as being a prominent figure in the youth movement, Climate Strike Leicester.

Registering to work towards becoming an Eco Diocese

The diocese has registered with awarding body A Rocha to become an Eco Diocese within the next two years. Read to find out how some churches are making steps forward as part of this commitment.

How church school children took eco action into their own hands

South Kilworth School's winter project to plant trees

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