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Village Green Corner -  Articles for you to use in your church magazine.

For new articles and articles added since March 2012 see new website:-

Articles for Parish Magazines

Feel free to recycle older articles. They will have been used very few times in the month/year they were actually written for. See also CEL's resources


How Bad is Christmas? (Dec 2011-second option)

How Good is insulating your loft? (Dec 2011)

How Bad is Spending £1 ? (Nov 2011)

How Bad is Cycling a Mile? (Oct 2011)

How Bad is a Mug of Coffee? (Sept 2011)

How bad are volcanoes? (Aug 2011)

How bad are bananas? (July 2011)

Light one Candle (on living sustainably) (June 2011)

Don't let go - (balloons and Chinese lanterns) (May 2011)

2011-UN Year of Forests and Tree Biodiversity (Jan 2011)

Give to change the world this Christmas (Dec 2010)

What would Jesus buy? (Nov 2010)

Join the Oil Fast - 3 Oct (Sept 2010)

The BP Oil disaster - and us (Aug 2010)

Have a Green Summer (July 2010)

Carbon Fields ( May 2010)

Tarn Sands (April 2010)

Biodiversity ( March 2010)

Sign up for the 10:10 Campaign (Jan 2010)

Coal - Countdown to Copenhagen (Sept 2009)

Water - Countdown to Copenhagen (Aug 2009)

Ten Green Resolutions (Jan 2009)

Reclaim Christmas (Dec 2008)

Advent: Putting the waiting back into wanting (Nov 2008)

Trees (Oct 2008)

Do the Maths - Food (June 2008)

Do the Maths - Transport (April 2008)

Self control (Jan 2008)

Gentleness (Dec 2007)

Faithfulness (Nov 2007)

Goodness (Oct 2007)

Kindness (Sept 2007)

Patience (Aug 2007)

Are Biofuels the Solution? (July 2007)

Joy (June 2007)

The fruits of the spirit (May 2007)

Switch it off for love (March 2007)

Go LOAF for Lent (Feb 2007)

Livestock to Lentils (Jan 2007)

Unusual Christmas Presents (Dec 2006)

What would Jesus drive? (Oct 2006)

All or nothing? (May 2006)

Giving up for God and the Earth (March 2006)

Have an ALTERnativity this Christmas (Nov 2005)

Live Lightly (May 2005)

Natural Defenses -mangrove swamps and the tsunami (Feb 2005) Use Your LOAF this Christmas (Dec 2004)

Taking the stuff out of Christmas (November 2004)

Archbishop speaks out on climate change (August 2004)

Who foots the energy bill? (June 2004)

Are you hiding your talent in a hole in the ground?( May 2004)

A better way to lose waste ( April 2004)

Time to build the Ark again (March 2004) (Global warming)

Phantom Loads. (Feb 2004) (TV remote controls etc)

Make a Green Resolution this year (Jan 2004)

Water - Gift of Life (October 2003)

The Pancake Principle (Feb/March 2003)

Have yourselves a Merry Material Christmas-Time! (Dec 2002)

Counter the Consuming Christmas Culture (Nov/Dec 2002)

Johannesburg - What does it mean for us? (October 2002)

How clean is your washing and electricity? (July 2002)

Gardening and the Jubilee (June)

What is Local Agenda 21? (May)

What is our church doing for the Earth Summit? (March/April)

Dreaming of Holidays time (Jan/Feb)

December Village Green Corner

A New Carol (December)

Keep Warm and Save Money! (November)

Jesus and the Meteorologists - a Meditation on Luke 12: 54-56 is a good short page on the ECEN website that one could use as a short talk or as an article in a parish magazine.

" Stewardship of Creation: A Thirty day Discipline. " This resource from the American Web of creation site can be used for personal devotions. Many congregations also include one page at a time as a bulletin insert.

See also the press release about CEL's LOAF Campaign.. L - Locally produced; O - Organically grown; A - Animal friendly; F - Fairly traded

Download CEL's LOAF Poster


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