Dan Wills, Bath and Wells Net Zero Enabler, offers a step-by-step guide to filling in the EFT
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Pippa Rayner, Wilder Projects Coordinator for Somerset Wildlife Trust, talks about our partnership.
As Christians, while we may look to reduce our own carbon footprint, we are called to be stewards and witnesses of a much more radical resource. The clue is in the word ‘ecology’.
Across Bath and Wells our churches are working with local communities and schools to care for the environment, with more than a third of churches in the diocese engaged with the Wilder Churches project.
Bringing the community together to take greater care of the environment
An oportunity to celebrate all that's been achieved and to thank those that have supported the project
Together Taunton churches take a step towards an eco-friendlier ministry in flowers
"Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine."
This December, we’re inviting families and households across our diocese to join us on a special Advent journey that combines the spirit of the season with our commitment to caring for God’s creation.
Earlier this year, the Pupil Chaplain team at Backwell Junior School took part in a discussion about caring for the environment with Bishop Michael Beasley. Following this discussion, the chaplains decided to get involved in St Andrew’s Church’s application for the Eco Church award.
St James's Church in Taunton use ancient, more biodiversity friendly, methods to cut the grass in the churchyard
The Alliance is made up of members from every continent in the world. "It's like the world has come to Wells."
The church of St Michael and All Angels, Flax Bourton, is celebrating after gaining the award. The church community employed some unique ideas, alongside some well-established ones, to reach their Eco Church goal.
The closing date for filling out your Energy Footprint Tool (EFT) has been extended to 31 August 2023
This week we welcomed Kelvin Munsongo, Head of Programmes for the Zambia Anglican Council to Bath and Wells who is in the UK to attend USPGs annual conference, which this year focused on the theme of justice – for climate, gender and race. Kelvin came across to Bath and Wells to meet with Bishop Michael and Sara Emmett, our Adviser for Climate Justice and Environment.
Caring for God's creation by establishing a hedge for wildlife and plants instead of putting in a metal fence.
‘We are really pleased to have been able to source the external funding for this new role. It is a recognition of the need to get to net zero as fast as possible.'
Three gardeners in South Petherton open their rewilded outdoor space to the public to encourage others to create spaces that promote biodiversity.
The compost toilet required no foundations, water supply, or access for machinery to install it.
People from across the diocese get hands on and experience of the new ‘Messy Adventures’ material.