Special Services and Church Events
Lent Course 2022: Living Well in this World
This year’s Lent course offers an exciting and in depth opportunity to see how we can live well in this beautiful world. Encompassing international and very local initiatives we will explore questions about Climate Justice and what we can do in working towards a fairer and more sustainable world.
Thursday March 3rd - Our M P: Philip Dunne (Chair of the Environmental Audit committee) at St Mary’s Church at Bridgnorth. This evening will start at 6.30pm
and each Wednesday evening through Lent at 7.00pm at St Leonard’s Hall Church on Racecourse Drive where there is parking and step free access. The room can be well aired, and there is space for social
March 9th - Isabel Carter Climate Justice. Isabel has been very influential in the town and nationally over the years, with initiatives in Fairtrade, and Sustainable Bridgnorth. She offers both a local and international overview of the importance to us all of Climate Justice.
March 16th - Nick Read- Sustainable Agriculture. Nick has been Agricultural Chaplain in Hereford for many years. He is a member of the Agricultural Chaplains Association. Locally he sits on Herefordshire Business Board, the Campaign for the Farmed Environment, Herefordshire Local Nature Partnership, Herefordshire Sustainable Food and Tourism Partnership and is chair of the Wye Nutrient Management Plan Stakeholders Group, comprising the key organisations that will deliver improved water quality in the Wye River Catchment.
March 23rd - Kate Jones from Bugs Life – a charity working locally and nationally to preserve insects. Kate will be able to highlight the importance of these often overlooked creatures in pollination and clearing up the mess, and encourage us to provide good habitats.
March 30th - Presentations by local groups including Sustainable Bridgnorth, Shropshire Wildlife and the Town Council, Eco Church and Our Green Shop. This will be a crucial evening to bring together many of the initiatives already happening in our communities and discuss ways that we can move forward practically in our homes and our villages and town.
April 6th - John White of Hazelnut Community Farm Bristol. John will speak to us about this exciting community venture in Bristol, which is creating a sustainable model of church and community engagement able to flourish in a climate crisis.
Each evening will allow time to listen to a speaker, to ask questions and to talk together about possible responses, or ways forward in the light of what we have heard. Please come, and please invite your friends and neighbours.
For information please contact the vicar, Rev Sarah Cawdell.