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Don't Stop at the Lights

Leading Your Church Through a Changing Climate

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ISBN-13: 9780715141380
Published: 01/07/2008
Product description
Many churches are taking action to reduce their carbon footprints. But recycling and changing lightbulbs are only the first steps. Written by the authors of How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Christian?, this handbook gives clergy and church leaders the tools they need to help their congregations take those next steps. Structured around the Church's year for ease of implementation, Don't Stop at the Lights provides material to help church leaders plan a year of environmental change in their church. For each season, it includes: Environmental themes and how to link these to services and sermons; Practical actions; Case studies of good practice to inspire church leaders; Study material on key Biblical texts on creation and environmental concern.
Author Information

Claire Foster

Claire Foster and David Shreeve are environmental advisers to the Church of England and authors of the pocket-sized guide How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Christian? * David and Claire regularly undertake conferences and diocesan training on environmental matters and will promote Don't Stop at the Lights.

Claire Foster Gilbert

Claire Foster is founder and Chief Executive of the Ethics Academy, which teaches ethics using an innovative programme called The Hero's Journey. She is also Director of Development at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. She was for eight years policy adviser in science, medicine, technology and environmental issues to the Archbishops' Council of the Church of England Claire was also a member of the Church of England's Ethical Investment Advisory Group and the Government's Sustainable Development Education Panel. Claire's background is in theology, moral philosophy and environmental and medical ethics. She is currently a member of the Department of Health's Gene Therapy Advisory Committee and the British Medical Association's Medical Ethics Committee. Claire has published numerous articles, and edited and written several books, including Sharing God's Planet (Church House Publishing, 2005) and The Worlds We Live in (Darton Longman and Todd, 2005) She has her own consultancies The Ethical Dimension and The Environmental Dimension.

David Shreeve

David Shreeve is the Director of The Conservation Foundation which he co-founded with David Bellamy in 1982. He is also the environmental adviser to the Church of England. Together with Claire Foster he is the author of Don't Stop at the Lights and How Many Light Bulbs Does it Take to Change a Christian?.

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