There is Room for All of Nature
There are lots of animals in the Christmas story. There are the animals around the feeding trough that became baby Jesus’ crib. Maybe some sheep followed the shepherds. The wise men probably travelled on horses or camels.
Our lives are interwoven with the lives of the animals and plants which share our planet and whose fate is bound up with our own. The Bethlehem stable has room for all creatures and the whole cosmos: God loves every bit of it.
Which aspect of caring for the environment are you most passionate about?
Making Room to share nature together
"Did you know that there's a natural antidepressant in soil? God has put something in the very ground we walk on that makes us feel joy and happiness."
The inspiring story of the community garden at Sprowston Methodist Church.
Making Room for Wildness
"I cannot imagine living in a space without plants, insects and a visual reminder of God’s seasons."
The Revd Judith Holliman belongs to church that meets in, prays in and learns from nature.
Making Room for repentance
You are the energy of true growth which sustains life.
We seek to imitate you with our economic growth, progress and civilisation.
Forgive us for our arrogance.
Making Room for practical steps
Putnoe Heights is a suburban church on the edge of Bedford that currently has a Bronze Eco Church award and is currently working towards Silver.
They share some ideas on how to encourage others and spread the word about simple practical steps we can all do to help the environment.
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