Many churches across England and Wales have already won Eco Church Awards in recognition of their efforts to care for creation. Here some of them share something of their stories…

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Creation care meets local mission: an Eco-Church project from Holy Trinity Claygate

‘Coming soon to a tree near you!’ was our headline on social media this February. 200 small cotton gift bags…
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Encouragement at the start of 2022 – ‘’Lots of small things’’ poem by St Luke’s, Hedge End 

St Luke’s Hedge End, who received their Silver award in December 2021, found a creative way to share their eco…
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The 12 Days of a Green(er) Christmas

A 12 days of Christmas poem for some green inspiration, written by Jean Burrows, a member of the Eco Church…
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Eco-friendly Christmas Wreaths – Pershore Abbey

This is part of a Diocese of Worcester campaign backed by Bishop Martin Gorick for churches to take a more…
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Christmas Tree Festival: Our Natural World – Hutton and Shenfield Union Church

In the summer the burning question for Hutton and Shenfield Union Church was “What shall we have as the theme…
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Christmas Tree Forest – Croxley Green Baptist Church

Croxley Green Baptist Church, a recently awarded Bronze Eco Church, has found a great way to help people wish one…
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St Mary’s East Grinstead

We hope that our efforts have converted what was a pretty sterile environment into an area where wildlife is beginning…
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Market Harborough Methodist Church

Having taken part in a local Churches Together initiative in which Eco Church featured, Market Harborough Methodist Church made the…
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St Stephen’s, Ealing

St Stephen’s Church in Ealing has long been passionate about caring for God’s world. Eco Church provided them with a…
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St Edmund’s, Roundhay

As winners of the Eco-Congregation Award (the precursor to Eco Church), St Edmund’s, Roundhay embraced Eco Church as a means…
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St John’s, Waterloo

Dealing with an old building and engaging the congregation in entering a ‘personal ecological conversion’ were the biggest challenges faced…
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Salisbury Cathedral

Commenting on Salisbury Cathedral’s success in gaining a Bronze Eco Church Award, Canon Treasurer, Robert Titley said: ‘We believe that…
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Streetly Methodist Church

Having replaced an old heating system with new one fuelled by a biomass boiler, Streetly Methodist Church began thinking about…
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Wymondham Abbey

Wymondham Abbey in Norfolk received a Bronze Eco Church Award in July 2016. Hilary Hunter describes some of the work…
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The Parish of Baildon

A combination of Al Gore’s film ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ and A Rocha founder Peter Harris’s books alerted the three churches…
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Hilfield Friary

When Dorset-based Hilfield Friary applied for a Silver Award, their application was so impressive, they were immediately upgraded to Gold!…
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Trinity Church, Leek

Trinity Church, Leek registered with Eco Church by way of demonstrating their ongoing commitment to creation and environmental issues.…
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Romsey Methodist Church

Romsey Methodist Church embarked on their Eco Church journey a few months after completing a major building modernisation project that…
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Lyme Regis Baptist Church

Lyme Regis Baptist Church gained a Bronze Eco Church Award in February 2016. One of the things they did by…