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Bradford Cathedral Earth Care Conference
Climate change, sea level rise, species extinctions and how the church should be a voice for care of the earth: - topics raised at:
Bradford Cathedral's first ever conference on the environment, on Sat 3 June 2006, and attended by people from all the major denominations, and from the far ends of the diocese over 45 miles away (by train and minibus)..
National speakers included Claire Foster (C of E National Environment Officer), David Shreeve (Conservation Foundation), Laurie Michaelis of Quaker Living Witness project and Dr John Biggs (chemist and former moderator of Free Church Council). Annie Mawson from Penrith played the Celtic and the Concert harps beautifully.
David Shreeve was able to give advance notice of the Shrinking
the Footprint Project which will be launched on 5 June
(World Environment Day). www.shrinkingthefootprint.cofe.anglican.org .
Dr John Biggs listed many environmental problems and concluded:
Revd Sam Randall (Bradford Diocese World Church Officer) urged churches in the Diocese to consider entering the EcoCongregation Scheme and Clare Hyde told of the stimulation and encouragement her church at Hurst Green had had through doing it
Some extra points:
1. Bryony Partridge of Oakworth sold EarthCare bags (£2-00) and
encouraged people to campaign against using plastic bags.
For more details of the Earth Care group contact Clare Hyde 01254 878402 or Revd Nigel Thomas 015242 61321.
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