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  • Environment and Climate Change

    The Methodist Conference has set a target of becoming a net zero emissions Church by 2030.  We have developed Action for Hope to help us keep focused on our journey.  The three areas we will work on are: Faith-consistent use of assets Wisdom Li…

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  • Historic Places of Worship and Climate Change

    We are dedicated to encouraging our Historic Places of Worship to embrace the call to net zero. We recognise this is an integral part of our mission and are actively encouraging sympathetic and appropriate adaptation to achieve this goal. This includ…

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  • Young Methodist climate change activist receives Diana award

    Jamie Hawker, aged 15, who attends Long Eaton Methodist Church, has been recognised with one of the highest accolades a young person can achieve for social action – The Diana Award. Jamie received his award in an online ceremony that took place on F…

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  • Stirling Methodist Church: A heritage treasure that’s fighting climate change 

    Stirling Methodist Church has a rich history and is still making history today through its commitment to social and climate justice.   Located on Queen Street, Stirling Methodist Church is a unique building in an old sandstone quarry and on a volcani…

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  • Climate Change: Finding ways to mitigate a global issue

    I was standing on the edge of a village in rural Tanzania in October. About 25 women were waiting patiently with empty containers beside the village water supply. This is a water-hole, the only source for the village and its surrounding area, providi…

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  • Six reasons why every church should consider net zero in mission planning

    When we think about the terrifying reality of climate change, we can easily become overwhelmed. It's such a huge problem, and all our actions seem tiny in contrast. But there are actions we can take, and when 8 billion people take small actions every…

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  • Theology resources

    The Methodist Church in Britain website hosts a Climate Change page, which links to the Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) page focusing on the environment. These represent ideal starting places for sourcing theological resources on these issues. A key…

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  • Sunday

    Psalm 25:1-10 Background This reading calls us to be aware of the signs in the world around us, in the roaring of waves and the coming of clouds. Throughout this month our attention has been on Glasgow and the COP26 climate conference, where the de…

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  • Ethical investment

    Methodist funds are managed by the Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church (CFB) in line with ethical principles. By acting as shareholders of major companies the CFB can influence decisions and vote in shareholder meetings. This provides Metho…

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  • Young Christians’ Relay to COP26

    A group of young Christians from several denominations including the Methodist Church are walking in relay from Cornwall to Glasgow. We're delighted to be able to share some of their news along the way. This week one of the young walkers, Rachel Mand…

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  • Understand the issues

    Climate Justice and Theology The Revd Simon Topping has written a series of six blogs looking at the theology of climate justice. Find them here. Watch this excellent series of talks hosted by Bramhall Methodist Church where seven eminent scientist…

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  • Other environmental resources and campaigns

    Earth Day This year Earth Day is on 22 April. Find out more and register here. Creation Time Churches and Christians are encouraged to celebrate the Time for Creation together between 1 September – 4 October (the Feast of St Francis) each year. Mo…

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  • Climate and Creation

    The Methodist Church in Britain has a strong tradition of supporting discipleship though worship and preaching. The Statement of Methodist Conference “Hope in God’s Future” provides the Methodist Church with an excellent theological basis for encoura…

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  • Climate Sunday - a hopeful focus on one of our greatest challenges

    Tom’s talk brought the climate change closer to home for us, rather than another story of disaster from somewhere else in the world, and speaking as one who has been associated with the church since he was very young, the impact was stronger. A…

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  • Tuesday

    Psalm 127 Background The 26th annual meeting of the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP26) meets in Glasgow in November 2021. The young people of the worldwide Methodist family have come together to help us to prepare for and engage with…

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  • Julia Edwards

    Julia Edwards worked in Fiji between 2010 -2019.  She worked as a researcher at the Pacific Conference of Churches on climate change and resettlement within the Pacific region. Julia has developed considerable expertise in the field of climate change…

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  • Flourish

    We care for creation and all God’s gifts

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  • Statement on flooding in Pakistan

    It is with grave concern that we have learned about the unfolding devastation across Pakistan. Flooding has led to the deaths of more than 1,100 people, and 33 million others have been badly affected. The weather conditions have destroyed vital infr…

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  • A response to the King's Speech to Parliament

    Steve Hucklesby, a Policy Adviser with the Methodist Church, offers this short comment on The King’s Speech and climate change. The Prime Minister stated that he would like to encourage further applications for licencing of oil and gas extraction bu…

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  • Responses to COP28

    COP28, the annual United Nations meeting where governments discuss how to limit climate change, has taken place in Dubai.You can read about the meeting and its outcome here. The Methodist Youth President, Thomas Hart, offered the following response t…

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