The Mystery of God. In 2019, our Lent course delves more deeply into the mystery of God, seeking to rediscover what it is that draws us so deeply in our search for God. We will follow Jesus through the Lenten readings, allowing him to draw us, in love and wonder, into the mystery of God’s […]
Resources are available for Advent and Christmas, including the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, and material from ALTERnativity, the Bible Society, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Church of England, Church of Scotland, Church Urban Fund, Hope, the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) and more. Plus you can still download A World in […]
11 November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War I. A number of churches and Christian organisations have partnered in providing resources in the run-up to the event and for the Sunday itself. They are available on the Remembrance 100 website. Some Churches and Christian organisations are also involved with Battle’s Over: […]
As we enter the final week of Creation Time our Weekly Focus is again based on the resources produced by Eco-Congregation Scotland. With recent news saying that the world is ‘nowhere near on track’ to avoid warming beyond the 1.5C target, action on climate change is more urgent than ever. Here we ask whether we should open ourselves up to working with others of different faiths, for the common good?
As we enter the third week of Creation Time our reflection is based on the resources produced by Eco Congregation Scotland. It follows the theme ‘Passing our Planet on: God’s gift to us’, linking to Scotland’s Year of Young People. The theme reflects on our planet passing on from one generation to the next, and the gifts given to us by God to support and guide us in our care for creation.
The issue 1 September to 4 October each year has been designated as a time for the Church to consider care for the environment. In 1989 the Ecumenical Patriarch suggested that 1 September, the first day of the Orthodox Church’s year, should be observed as a day “of protection of the natural environment”. The proposal […]
With a month to go to Creation Time (also known by other similar names), recently endorsed by Church leaders from around the world including the Archbishop of Canterbury, we reflect on biodiversity – the variety of life on Earth.
1 September – 4 October 2018. Download resources to observe Creation Time or the Season of Creation 2018. Here we provide links to materials produced by the churches and other groups. A Rocha UK. A Rocha UK is encouraging churches to celebrate Creation Time 2018 by holding a Green Communion – a communion service that […]
In our final Weekly Focus, based on our Lent course in partnership with Hope, we remember the last week of Jesus’s life leading up to his death and resurrection.
In our penultimate Weekly Focus, based on our Lent course in partnership with Hope, we see how Jesus didn’t just talk about being loving but showed his love through his actions. Although Jesus knew that many religious people would reject him and some wanted him dead, he chose not to stop them even though he had the power to do so.