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European church projects bring forward solutions to current environmental challenges

To share information about European churches’ work on care for creation, and to promote their environmental projects through networking, representatives of the European Christian Environmental Network (ECEN) visited Belarus from 30 September to 2 October 2019. The group included ECEN Secretary Rev. Dr Peter Pavlovic and ECEN moderator Per Ivar Våje from the Church of Norway. “We have been impressed by interest and quality of some church projects....

Good luck Jonas!

12 March 2019
Norwegian cyclist Jonas Orset made a wonderful contribution to the pilgrimage of Climate Justice. In December 2018 be biked at the occasion of climate conference...

The Church of Scotland: Take up the challenge to tackle climate change this Lent

9 March 2019
During the season of Lent, which starts on Wednesday 6 March, church members are being invited to make a change to their lifestyles that will...

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland - Church Council approves Church climate strategy: Carbon neutrality by 2030

5 March 2019
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. The Church Council approved the Church’s energy and climate strategy, titled Carbon...

Sustainable Preaching

2 March 2019
The website www.sustainable-preaching.org has been launched for people in the English-speaking Ecumenism. For Christians the principle of sustainability is an old idea. The roots of...

Scotland must have a net zero carbon emissions economy by 2050

1 March 2019
Scottish legislators have been urged to commit to delivering a net zero carbon emissions economy by 2050 at the “very latest”. The challenge was issued...

Racism, climate change and economic justice in the spotlight of WCC international affairs meeting in Indonesia

27 February 2019
The 56th meeting of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission of the Churches on International Affairs took place in Bali, Indonesia, on 24 –...

Communities of Hope

26 February 2019
Professionals warn of a long-lasting ecological crisis. Pollution and climate change are facts, and the solution is being shown by small communities, including congregations, through...

Götterspeise und Teufelshörnchen – SchöpfungsZeit 2019

22 February 2019
Weltweit wird im September die SchöpfungsZeit gefeiert. oeku Kirche und Umwelt empfiehlt den Schweizer Kirchgemeinden, mit dem Slogan «Götterspeise und Teufelshörnchen» den Geschmackssinn zu thematisieren...