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Christian ecology in practice

Prayer Resources

Christian prayer resources on the environment. From the World Council of Churches website.

Christian Networks and Initiatives

A Rocha is a leading Christian nature conservation organisation.

Operation Noah is an ecumenical Christian charity providing leadership, focus and inspiration in response to the growing threat of catastrophic climate change.

The Green Christian website (formerly called 'Christian Ecology') is a popular place to post information on Christian environmental events around the UK and elsewhere. Usually kept nicely up to date.

A Calendar of Christian environmental events in the UK, put together by the Christian Ecology Link.

Eco-Congregation is an ecumenical programme helping churches make the link between environmental issues and Christian faith, and respond in practical action in the church, in the lives of individuals, and in the local and global community. The programme is operated in several different countries through independent organisations whose web sites can be accessed through the link above.

The American Conference of Catholic Bishops' Climate Change, Justice and Health Initiative.

Interfaith Power & Light and The Regeneration Project

California Interfaith Power & Light

Methodist Church Mission on Climate Change.

Earth and Economy the joint newsletter of the Economic Issues and Sustainability & Peace programmes of Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW).

Shrinking the Footprint- The Church of England's national environmental network.

The European Christian Environmental Network.

The Anglican Communion Environmental Network.

Creation Care is the website of the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN), "a ministry dedicated to the care of God's creation. EEN seeks to equip, inspire, disciple, and mobilize God's people in their effort to care for God's creation."

The Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew, head of the Orthodox church, is known as the Green Patriarch because of his outstanding commitment to the environment.

The World Council of Churches has been concerned about climate change since the 1980s, when a group of women from the Pacific Islands petitioned the WCC to help save their submerging homes, which were beginning to submerge.

The Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals was set up in the 1970s to make Christians and others aware of the need to care for the whole of creation, and especially of the need to prevent abuse of animals in intensive (battery) farming, laboratories and elsewhere.

Examples of Christian ecology in action

Plant With Purpose is a Christian nonprofit organisation that aims to reverse deforestation and poverty around the world by transforming the lives of the rural poor.

Hope For The Future is a UK wide Christian campaign, supported by Christian Aid, aimed at getting realistic climate change policies into the manifestos of the main political parties ahead of the next general election in May 2015.

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