Creation Care & Climate Justice
A gathering for Christians (young people & adults) in the Midlands

Saturday 23rd November, 10.30am for 11am start, 4pm finish
Please bring food to eat and share

Draft programme for the day:

10.30am Arrivals & refreshments

11am Welcome & opening prayers

11.15am "The house is on fire": a call to action from our young leaders (Birmingham Youth Strike 4 Climate)

11.35am Climate grief, eco-anxiety... and faith: finding language to connect faith and action (Paul Bodenham, Green Christian)

12.15pm Possibilites for action (5-10 min slots introducing afternoon workshops) [exact details TBC]

  • Supporting young people to lead the way (BYS4C & Worth Unlimited)
  • Falling in love with creation (Sam Ewell)
  • Personal & communal change (Eco-church)
  • Interfaith & engagement with local government (Footsteps)
  • Resourcing churches theologically (TearFund)
  • Non-violent direct action & Extinction Rebellion (Christian Climate Action)

1.15pm Lunch (bring & share)

2.00pm Afternoon workshops (as above)

3.30pm Tea break

3.45pm Closing prayers

4.00pm Finish