St John’s, Waterloo

Dealing with an old building and engaging the congregation in entering a ‘personal ecological conversion’ were the biggest challenges faced by St John’s, Waterloo in working towards an Eco Church Award. They found the process really helped them see where their strengths and weaknesses lay, and ensured the environment was at the top of their agenda when developing future plans. Eco Church enabled the church to reflect on the environment and their theology – a combination that produced great synergy and allowed the congregation to understand why they were participating in the scheme. Having gained a Silver Eco Church Award in October 2016, St John’s Church is now going for Gold!