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50th Gold Eco Church awarded in Reading

First published on: 20th June 2024

St John and St Stephen's church has been named as the 50th Gold Eco Church by A Rocha.


Celebrating creation care champions

First published on: 13th June 2024

Marlow Church of England Infant School, Jane Shepherd from St Andrew’s, Headington, and St Mary’s Witney are just a few of the schools, churches and people recognised for their creation care contributions. 


Budding gardeners are growing for God

First published on: 7th February 2024

A green-fingered group of parishioners in Princes Risborough are hoping to grow their own floral displays for church. 


Pupils branch out for new roles

First published on: 13th December 2023

Tree wardens from St Leonards CE school will take care of six fruit frees planted close to the school grounds in Banbury. 


Reduction in carbon emissions for churches 

First published on: 29th November 2023

Our first diocesan carbon emissions report reveals that churches have managed to reduce their net carbon emissions by 11% since 2019.


Taking worship outside to reconnect with God

First published on: 27th November 2023

Wild Worship at St Andrew's, Clewer, emerged out of the pandemic, and is connecting with families, children and the local school


Renewable energy success for village church

First published on: 14th November 2023

Several years ago, St Andrew’s in Sandford-on-Thames installed a ground source heat pump to provide renewable heat to the church. The successful project now means that community groups, congregants and visitors enjoy a warm welcome all year round, at a lower cost to the planet.


Rural church celebrates Silver Eco Church award

First published on: 30th October 2023

St James the Greater, Eastbury, is our latest church to receive their Silver Eco Church award in recognition of their efforts to care for creation.


Bishops join call to cancel Rosebank

First published on: 9th October 2023

The Bishops of Oxford, Reading, Buckingham and Dorchester are among more than 400 Christian leaders from around the UK, which have called on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to cancel the Rosebank oil field.


Going for green in Amersham-on-the-Hill

First published on: 6th October 2023

Over the last three years, St Michael’s and All Angels have implemented ideas and projects that will support their church and community to care for creation.

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