Why not make a CEL foldable display as below - it packs down to just over A4 size, by folding up the four transparent pockets. You can hang it on a wall or the pulpit.
Instructions (Or buy one ready made for £10-00, incl postage)
Other examples of display boxes
1a. GENERAL LEAFLETS (back to top)
CEL Introductory leaflet
1b. TOPIC LEAFLETS (back to top)
These are being added to the website at two resolutions: low resolution (c150KB) for viewing on the web, and high resolution (c. 600KB) for printing as high quality leaflets.
2. BRIEFING PAPERS AND REPORTS (back to top)
For leaflets please send a donation to cover cost of printing and postage. Bulk orders welcome.
3. MONTHLY CEL NEWS-EMAIL
CEL produces a free monthly news email. If you would like to receive this please email the Web editor
4. GREEN POINTERS FOR PREACHERS - ONLINE (back to top)
Ecological Notes to the Common Worship Lectionary - by Keith Innes
Week by week we shall be putting on line the series of notes on ecological aspects of the set bible readings that many churches use throughout the year.
5. PRAYER GUIDE FOR THE CARE OF CREATION (back to top)
The CEL Prayer Guide for the care of creation consists of an entry for each day of the month. Those for Sundays take the form of a prayer. The other days set out the facts on some current environmental issue and suggest prayer on this topic. This guide is an invaluable resource for a church wishing to include environmental issues in their acts of worship. A new guide is sent each month.
You can also ask for the Prayer guide to be emailed to you at the beginning of each month or to have the prayers/meditations emailed to you daily.
You may also be interested in joining CEL's Community of Prayer
Available at £10.00 pa. (cheques payable to Philip Clarkson-Webb) from:
15 Valley View
This is also available online in web page form and in doc file form.
It can also be emailed to you free at the end of each preceding month, for you to print out or use excerpts from. Details
6. VIDEOS (back to top)
1. Operation Noah: Creating a Climate of Justice -
CEL made this video a number of years ago. Contact Operation Noah direct if you would like a copy.
Climate change is the most serious environmental problem facing us today. The fate of life on earth could be decided by the choices we make in the next ten years. This inspirational video shows how you can be part of the solution. It can be used in church groups, at home, with young people, and at Sunday services. Operation Noah - Creating a Climate of Justice comes with a study guide to help you to respond to what you have seen and discussed in your groups.
2. "How Green is Your Church?" This video is available for hire at £4.50 per month. Although nearly 20 years old now, this 12 minute video is an excellent basis for group discussion. Video loan price includes postage and packing. This is also available as a DVD contact the web editor
It is a professionally made video by Nottingham City Council in 1993 and the Council were pleased that CEL distributed this video.
7. SEASONAL RESOURCES (back to top) : These give information on CEL's and other organisation's resources
All the above items are available from:
CreationTide and Harvest
Car Free Day
CEL Resources (Publications)
40 The Avenue,
The prices include postage in the UK for orders of £1.00 and over. Please add 50p for orders under £1.00.
8. SPEAKERS (back to top)
A number of speakers are available to give talks on the Christian dimension of environmental concern to churches, church groups, and other church gatherings, both large and small.
Contact Information Officer Jo Abbess,
10, Beech Hall Road, Highams Park, London, E4 9NX, UK
tel: 00 44 (0) 845
4598460 or R. Shorter Tel 020 7493 7179.
9. CHURCHLINK (back to top)
Churches which register with the Churchlink Scheme are sent a FREE mailing twice a year, which can be displayed on church notice boards. The spring mailing will be the new CEL Storm of Hope brochure.
10. GREEN CHRISTIAN (back to top)
Christian Ecology Link's Twice Yearly Magazine. £3-50 + 50p p+p per issue. Free to members. Details CEL Local Groups and Churches with Local Church Membership or Corporate Membership are invited to request 5 copies of each issue.
11a. WORKBOOK (back to top)
Tim Cooper, Sustaining the Earth, St John's Extension Studies, 1997, £9.99. A "distance learning" course designed to use in church study groups, available from St John's Extension Studies, Bramcote, Nottingham NG9 3RL, United Kingdom, Tel 0115-925 1117
OPERATION NOAH (back to top) - The Churches Climate Change Campaign.
Christian Ecology Link produced material for this project before it became an independent project. Some of CEL's archived material (now over 6 years old) can be found at ark-in-a-box - e.g. Cool Church Tool Kit - Cut your church's greenhouse gas emissions.
There was a National Launch on 9 October 2004 at Coventry, with a CEL conference in the morning followed by a "Rainbow Pilgrimage" from the Methodist Central Hall to the Cathedral,finishing with a service at the Cathedral.More details
Operation Noah's website was launched in 2007 and in 2010 the website was redesigned.
13. PARISH MAGAZINE ARTICLES (back to top)
A series of short, slightly chatty articles under the banner of "Village Green Corner" is being produced, theoretically two month's ahead of their calendar month title, so that people can use them in their parish magazines. Previous years contributions are often very relevant too.
14. DENOMINATION PAGES: (back to top)
Catholic | Methodist | Anglican
15. EXHIBITION (back to top)
CEL has two sets of six A3 size full colour laminated posters which advertise the resources CEL has to offer. Each measures 1' 10.5" x 2' 6" or 58cm x 78cm.
One set has a general Christian environmental message
The other set promotes the CEL LOAF principles - food which is Locally produced, Organically grown, Animal friendly and Fairly traded.
You can download both sets to create your own posters. Or you can borrow both sets ready laminated for stalls at local events or for temporary display in churches in the UK. To arrange to borrow a set please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
16.. AUDIO-CASSETTE TAPES £2.50 (back to top)
Ask CEL for a free list of tapes available. Tapes cost from £2.50 each
17. CEL Environment Awareness Course workbook - written in 2007. - now downloadable
18 Eco-Spirituality Powerpoint Show
prepared by Ruth Jarman for a conference at Plymouth
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 (1,375 1,375 and 493KB respectively) You can modify the text of this for your own presentation - "See, Grieve, Hope, Act" .
For copyright reasons the web editor has removed the music for the three Taize songs in the above ppt presentation. If you would like the music please contact email@example.com
19. Script for Plays:
- Change Greed to Green. by Tom Hiscock. This piece could be included in a service on Climate Change, the Environment, etc.
- Operation Noah Day Puppet Show (5 July 2008) by Ruth Jarman - Short simple play
20. Hymns and songs
Hymns you can use written about care of the environment and set to well known hymn tunes
ecocell - a new CEL resource for leading/sharing a five week session of workshops on eco-living. more...
22. LOAF - CEL's Food Campaign
23 Storm of Hope Brochure
CEL's annual inspirational brochure - download the online version or send off for copies to display in your church.