Events and Training Opportunities

We aim to provide a range of training through the year to help you and your church with creation care mission and ministry. You can find more information about courses, book on events and browse resources on the Digital Learning Platform

Environment Events, Webinars and Courses

Eco Church Workshop

Sunday 12th May, 2pm-4.30pm at St Mary's Church, Embsay

St Mary’s Embsay has achieved a Gold Eco Church award. Along the way they have learned a lot about their environmental mission and overcome a number of challenges. They are still learning how to put their faith into practice to care for God’s creation and don’t have all the answers. They are keen to share and learn with you on this eco church journey.

More information and bookings here

Whole Church and Outdoor Worship

Saturday 21st September, 10am-2pm at St Stephen's Church, West Bowling

A workshop to explore the power of outdoor and intergenerational worship for our churches. Join us to discover how all generations can worship and encounter God together, especially when we go outside and worship in God’s creation. The workshop will be led by Engage Worship whose vision is ‘to resource the local church for creative, sustainable and world-changing worship’.

Book here

Eco Discipleship, Enabling and Mission

A programme of environmental discipleship, enabling and mission training across three levels. This envisages three categories of engagement:

Training may be undertaken without it necessarily leading to one of the formal categories of engagement. For each category, the scope of the role is outlined, along with practicalities and training content. Depending on previous training and experience, students may choose to enter training at different levels. Those with little training or experience would begin at Saving Creation Bronze. Have a chat with your incumbent to help you figure out which is best for you. 

Click here for more information. To enrol on a course, please email

Past Events

Planning & Delivering Your Net Zero Carbon Fundraising Appeal 

Got great ideas for carbon cutting lighting or heating projects or just simply insulating your church pipework? Now you need funding advice?

This webinar is part of the Dicoese of Leeds Saving Creation programme. It is designed to support parishes who have started on their journey to net zero carbon, have a net zero plan and are thinking about how to fund the projects needed to decarbonise your buildings. The Diocese of Leeds recognises that for many churches finding the funding to put into action a heating or lighting project to cut the carbon footprint can be the most challenging part of the net zero carbon journey.

In this webinar you will find out how to plan and deliver your Net Zero Carbon fundraising appeal:

  • How to express the benefits of your project?
  • Where to look for funding?
  • How to plan and deliver your fundraising appeal?
Church of England Envionmental Webinars

The national Environment Programme team have a suite of informative webinars presented by experts on almost everything you want to know to green your church from solar panels and renewable heating systems to wildlife rich churchyards and EV charging points. Explore the series of previous and new webinars here:

Net Zero Carbon Webinars

Eco Church

Land and Nature

Envionmental Fundraising

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