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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....

Conference 'Sustainability and Climate in Religion'

12 November 2019
Challenges and Potential for Society and Schools - Western Norway University of Applied Sciences Bergen, February 12-14, 2020 The conference aims to provide and publicise...

‘Sustainability Book’ offers Christian perspective on Sustainable Development Goals

8 November 2019
A new publication, The Sustainability Book offers online texts and resources about the Sustainable Development Goals for use by congregations, gatherings, and individuals. Edited by...

Church of England’s Environment Group calls for greater action on Climate Change across the Church

5 November 2019
The Church of England’s Environmental Advisory Group has called for all parts of the Church to recognise the Climate Crisis and step up its action...

Church communities in Belarus motivate people to ride bicycles

30 October 2019
A special infrastructure for bicycles appears on church parishes in Belarus. On the parish of St. Nicolaus of Japan in Minsk was installed a first...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew honored by Church of Sweden

4 October 2019
Commitment to religious freedom, human rights, refugee needs and care for creation (LWI) - Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I has received the Plaque of St Erik...

Gratitude and Responsibility

28 September 2019
The Week of Creation always starts on the last Sunday of September in Hungary, where, since 2009, the Care for Creation Ecumenical Working Group has...

Conference brings into focus ecological theology and environmental ethics

24 September 2019
An effective dialogue was generated at the 6th International Conference on Ecological Theology and Environmental Ethics from diverse religious traditions and perspectives. The event commenced...

WCC joins global climate strike with throngs of young people

24 September 2019
“...and a little child will lead them.” Isaiah 11:6 From New York City to Hamburg, from Oslo to Melbourne, from Nairobi to Mumbai, hundreds of...

“Do you love me?” It’s a question about global warming

24 September 2019
In a sermon at Marble Church in New York City on 22 September, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit asked...