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A number of specialist organisations are available to help you and your church to make a difference in caring for the environment.
Find out more using the links below:
 
ARocha
Arocha
A Rocha UK is a Christian charity working with individuals and communities, encouraging them to think about their use of the environment and develop practical ways to care for people and the planet, locally and globally. They are working for the protection and restoration of the natural world and committed to mobilising Christians and churches in the UK to care for the environment.
   
BMS CarbonCalculator
BMS Carbon Calculator
As good stewards of God’s earth in a time of climate change, we have a responsibility to reduce our carbon emissions as much as possible. However, there will always be some emissions that can’t be avoided. Offsetting provides a way to financially support BMS projects that will benefit communities and tackle climate change in areas where the ecosystem is fragile and under threat. Click here for information about some of the BMS projects being supported.
   
ClimateSunday
Climate Sunday
The Climate Sunday initiative is calling on all local churches, Christian denominations, ‘streams’ and networks to hold a climate-focused service on a convenient date from 6 September 2020. At this service congregations will be encouraged to make a short and simple commitment to greater action to address climate change in their own place of worship and community, and to raise their voice to urge bolder action by governments.
   
Doxecology
Doxecology
Doxecology, by Resound Worship, is a collection of 13 contemporary, congregational worship songs on themes of creation, ecology and Christian hope. Alongside the 13-track album there are scores and charts, backing tracks and lyric videos (with streaming permission), and an accompanying book of studies with contributions from some leading scholars and practitioners in the fields of environmental concern and worship.
   
EcoChurch
Eco Church
Eco Church is A Rocha UK’s award scheme for churches in England and Wales who want to demonstrate that the gospel is good news for God’s earth. A free online survey and supporting resources are designed to equip your church to express your care for God’s world in your worship and teaching; in how you look after your buildings and land; in how you engage with your local community and in global campaigns, and in the personal lifestyles of your congregation.  The actions you take will count towards a prestigious Eco Church Award at Bronze, Silver or Gold level.
   
JohnRayInitiative
John Ray Initiative
The John Ray Initiative is an educational charity with a vision to bring together scientific and Christian understandings of the environment in a way that can be widely communicated and lead to effective action. JRI's mission is to promote responsible environmental stewardship in accordance with Christian principles and the wise use of science and technology.
   
OperationNoah
Operation Noah
Operation Noah is a Christian charity working with the Church to inspire action on the climate crisis. How should Christians respond to global warming? Should the church be involved with politics? How do Christian values relate to climate change? Operation Noah aims to tackle these questions in several ways - theology, campaigning, equipping, prayer, communication and partnerships.
   
YCCN
Young Christian Climate Network
The YCCN was launched at the beginning of August 2020.   This new network is an action-focused community of Christians in the UK aged 18-30, choosing to follow Jesus in the pursuit of climate justice and who are looking to act on climate change.
   




The Summer 2018 edition of Baptists Together magazine, which focused on creation care, also has a number of articles and resources which will help you explore this issue.
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