Through Horsham Churches Together, Horsham Eco Churches encourage and inspire other churches on their Eco Church journey.
SILVER ECO CHURCH AWARD winning churches are now Going for Gold: Brighton Road Baptist Church and St. Mark’s Church, Holbrook.
NINE OTHER HCT CHURCHES have already registered with the Eco Church scheme: Holy Trinity Church, Horsham, St. Andrew’s Methodist Church, Roffey, St. Margaret’s Church, Warnham, St. Nicolas’ Church, Itchingfield, Trafalgar Road Baptist Church, Horsham, St. Mary’s Church, Horsham, Holy Trinity Church, Lower Beeding, Horsham United Reformed Church and Holy Innocents Parish Church, Southwater.
THE FREE ONLINE SURVEY and supporting resources equip your church to express your care for God’s world in your worship and teaching, management of buildings and land, community and global engagement and personal lifestyles. Actions taken count towards a prestigious Eco Church Award at Bronze, Silver or Gold level.
Complete the Eco Survey to gauge where your church currently is, you may find you already qualify for an Eco Church Award!
OUR VISION is for churches of all denominations to care for creation as an integral part of loving their neighbours and following God faithfully. Help us bring that vision to reality by participating in Eco Church.
A ROCHA UK is a Christian charity working for the protection and restoration of the natural world and committed to mobilising Christians and churches in the UK to care for the environment.
A FAIRER EASTER FOR PEOPLE & PLANET
West Sussex County Times column by Fairtrade Horsham and blog by Horsham Eco Churches for Sussex Green Living.
THE 12 Rs OF CHRISTMAS – West Sussex County Times column by Horsham Eco Churches for Sussex Green Living. How we can enjoy a greener, more sustainable Christmas.
CREATION CARE AWARDS SCHEME encourages households to make changes to care for God’s earth, the online questionnaire and printable certificates recognise progress made, and resources provide ideas for your next steps towards Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.
A webinar with Bishop Ruth Bushyager (Bishop of Horsham), Revd. Dr Dave Bookless (Director of Theology, A Rocha International), Annabelle South (St Paul’s Action on Climate and the Environment) and Helen Stephens (Church Relations Manager, A Rocha UK) launched the scheme, exploring topics including:
- Why we, as Christians, must care for God’s creation.
- How our household and personal actions can make a difference.
- How the Creation Care scheme can help you better care for God’s earth.
Watch the webinar here:
TOGETHER WE CAN this leaflet produced by St Mark’s Church, Holbrook, can be adapted and used by your church or community group. It prints double sided on A4 to fold into an A5 leaflet.