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Green Christian Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Tom Piotrowski
22:45
To find out about future events and how you can get involved please visis our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Green.Christian.Worcester
Martin Davis
26:28
Eco Church has its equivalent in the Catholic church - LiveSimply Parish awards - https://cafod.org.uk/Campaign/Livesimply-award
Tom Piotrowski
35:39
For those organisations/churches who would like to find out more about the benefits of going carbon neutral I'd like to mention a locally based consultancy which helps SMEs to become greener (disclaimer- no, I do not have any stakes in the business but they have genuinely impressed me :) ) https://gogreenexperts.co.uk/
John Inge
38:14
Eco Church is an ecumenical initiative: see ecochurch.arocha.org.uk
Ian John Spencer
51:11
Dr Martin Hodson is a plant scientist, Christian, married to an Anglican priest (Margot) and is a brilliant speaker on issues of climate change, and practical responses to it. He's a director of The John Ray Initiative www.jri.org.uk. "Cherishing the Earth" is one of his excellent books. Martin will do talks for you - he's been to Holland House as part of our Interfaith & the Environment work. I commend him to you.
Jack & Caitlin
57:04
thanks for sharing, Ruth!
Martin Davis
58:06
That was a great talk!
Ian John Spencer
58:22
We have a "Green Johanna" compost bin at home and at Holland House. This will compost ALL your food waste - everything including cooked food & meat. I haven't sent food to landfill for many years due to this bin - bit pricy but very worthwhile.
Chris Giles
58:25
Thank you so much Ruth, so informative and practical
Chris Giles
59:14
Ian, thank you, I didn't know about the Green Johanna compost. One to research further.
Jack & Caitlin
01:00:47
Great news about food waste collections. What was the timing for that to be rolled out?
Martin Davis
01:01:01
Great resources available on GC website: https://greenchristian.org.uk/resources/
Tom Piotrowski
01:01:19
Please feel free to share your questions here, folks...
Martin Davis
01:03:30
Also, very good resources - esp. prayer -at https://catholicclimatemovement.global/
Tom Piotrowski
01:03:48
How many of you as church leaders representing different denominations run schools in the city please? I'm thinking about the educational aspect of tackling the climate crisis
John Inge
01:04:29
We have schools, Tom.
John Inge
01:04:36
Great presentation, Can I ask if there has been any engagement by the City Council with Bosch and, if so, what their plans are?
Ian John Spencer
01:05:06
"Ian, thank you, I didn't know about the Green Johanna compost. One to research further"...…….Cost around £120, but I've had mind for about 10 years
Helen and David Oldham
01:06:13
Doesn't hydrogen heating depend on government strategy rather than local strategy.
Martin Davis
01:08:28
Has Worcester thought of arranging a conference to present to community organisations, inclg. Churches, the City Council strategy, and eliciting them to join in partnership? Cheltenham BC did this in January.
Tom Piotrowski
01:10:35
How does everyone here feel about joining the community forum on climate crisis here in Worcester? Would you like to be part of it?
Ruth Corrall
01:11:49
Contact details: Ruth.corrall@worcester.gov.uk
Martin Davis
01:19:27
Is Worcester City Council lobbying central government to introduce more environmentally-friendly building/planning regs.?
Tamsin Hughes
01:23:01
How would I find out about which cycle routes are being improved next? How do we even ask for better cycle routes? For example, getting to Malvern safely on bikes? Thank you
Tamsin Hughes
01:24:56
THANKYOU!
Martin Davis
01:25:00
A really good presentation: thanks for arranging it, Tom and all! Have to go now.
Chris Giles
01:26:11
Just wondering, to make connections before we leave if anyone else is involved with education in Worcestershire?
Tom Piotrowski
01:29:34
Chris- Diocese of Worcester (CofE) and Catholic parishes have certainly schools, I'm not sure about other denominations
Jack & Caitlin
01:29:54
Thanks so much Ruth & Bishop John, really interesting evening :) Nice to meet you all too!
Tom Piotrowski
01:32:26
This is a fantastic connection that Peter is making with repentance: In our RC tradition of course, our examination of conscience tends to focus on our relationship with God and our brothers and sisters but not so much on sins against God's creation, including the negligence to act … until Laduato Si came along, that is
Tom Piotrowski
01:35:00
Mass migration and poverty are so closely linked with the ecological agenda, e.g. tragic war in Syria was triggered among other things by dry weather and grain shortages ….
Staffan Engstrom
01:35:10
Many thanks all, I also have to go…
Tom Piotrowski
01:37:04
It can be done- please have a look at this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCqGf7T9ABo
Ian John Spencer
01:38:18
our challenge is to change our own relationships with all the Beings of creation. We need to learn to love all elements and Beings, who St Francis called his "brothers and sister". John's gospel 1:3 is eloquent testimony, meditating on that may well transform our hearts, minds, and so our actions. We need to love slugs, enjoy wasps, and stop calling certain plants "weeds"
Tamsin Hughes
01:38:31
Great evening folks, thank you.
Tom Piotrowski
01:39:49
Thank you all, dear friends, for joining us together
Tom Piotrowski
01:40:01
Have a good and safe night
Kathryn Beardshall
01:40:17
Thank you. Good night.
Helen and David Oldham
01:40:21
thankyou