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Lent Carbon Fast 2015

posted 17 Jan 2015, 08:42 by Martyn Goss   [ updated 5 Jun 2017, 00:57 ]

The Diocese of Exeter is working with the other South West Dioceses to launch a Carbon Fast for Lent 2015.  It is 40 days to consider what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and reflect on key passages from the Bible.  How do you effect the planet through the pattern your energy consumption?

 

This year is a vital year for the planet as hopefully there will be a ground breaking agreement on the Climate  in Paris in December,  The particular focus for the Fast is on the link between our use of water , which needs to be pumped, cleaned and stored; our energy use and things we consume.  Did you know for example it takes 11000 litres to make a pair of jeans and 140 litres of water to make a single cup of coffee?

 

For each day of Lent you can receive a daily email with an action to consider (except Sundays), a bible reading a specially written reflection. You can sign up up at http://ecochurchsouthwest.org.uk/carbon-fast/There will be many other resources on the same site. The daily actions and readings are also available together as a leaflet. Meanwhile free copies of this year's leaflet or last year's booklet are available on request.


Please contact Martyn Goss for further information martyn.goss@exeter.anglican.org or on 01392-294940

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