March 2017 Eco Congregation Ireland Newsletter available

Welcome to the March 2017 edition of the Eco Congregation Ireland newsletter!  Read the newsletter in full:  ECI Newsletter March 2017.

In this newsletter:

  • Our Climate Justice Candle – The Journey Continues!
  • Eco-Congregation Ireland Annual Review 2016 available to read online
  • 2017 Revised Edition of ECI’s Environmental Check Up for your Church document
  • Eco-Congregation Scotland Annual Gathering 2017
  • Report from SAGE (Shankill Action for a Green Earth)
  • Bishop Alan Abernethy’s Lent Course - Stewards of Creation
  • Daughters of Charity review their work on Laudato Si
  • Seminar at An Gáirdín Organic Garden and Ecology Centre
  • Salesian Cosmology Group holds ‘Be the Change’ Programme
  • Third Christ Church Cathedral Film Series focuses on the Environment
  • Global Divestment Mobilisation 2017
  • Carrigaline Union of Parishes holds Coffee Morning for Irish Seed Savers
  • Cashel, Ferns and Ossory Diocese gets serious about Stewardship of Creation!
  • Church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar – Meditation and Caring for the Earth
  • Anglican Communion Environmental Network Lenten Resources
  • A Sustainable Life: Quaker Faith and Practice in the Renewal of Creation
  • Operation Noah - Divest your church: new resource for local churches available now!
  • An Tairseach – Spring talks programme 2017
  • Earth Day - 22 April 2017
  • ECI provides a prayer for use during Earth Hour Weekend 2017
  • Eco Challenge!
  • Prayer for the Earth

If you have any information or stories from your congregation, parish, meeting or Eco-Congregation we would love to hear from you!  Please forward your news to us at  Don't forget if you hold an event or meeting, or host our Climate Justice Candle, take some photos and we can include them in our newsletter and website. If you want your event promoted in our bi-monthly newsletter, please email us about 2 weeks before the next newsletter is due out to ensure inclusion. Newsletters will be sent out at the end of May, July, September and November.