Eco Church @ Epping URC

Home » News » Eco Church @ Epping URC
Eco Church Logo
Caring for God's creation
EcoChurch 03
EcoChurch 02
EcoChurch 01
EcoChurch 04

We are delighted to report that Epping United Reformed Church is now registered with Eco-Church and are working to care for God's earth and to achieve a bronze award.

Eco-church involves five areas of church life:

  • Worship and Teaching
  • Buildings
  • Land
  • Community and Global Engagement
  • Lifestyle

The quest to be an eco church was launched with an Eco-Service led by Lindsey Brown — celebrating creation and how we can safeguard it — at the United Service held on 29 September.

Some of the actions which have been done or are planned include:

  • Bug hotels, bird feeders, wildlife friendly plants and compost bin in the garden
  • Environmentally focused junior church and toddler group sessions. Recently the junior church have been learning all about the bugs found in the Bible
  • Recycling stations (some in aid of local charities) for used stamps, ink cartridges & Mobile phones
  • Using recycled paper
  • Using environmentally friendly cleaning products
  • Being a Fairtrade church
  • Minimising resource use
  • Promoting eco-church to other local churches

Useful links about Eco-Church

-Eco Church Website
-URC Caring for Creation
-URC Eastern Synod Green Advocate

You may also be interested in

Ernie Bose - Web
New Minister

My dear New Church family,My name is Ernie Bosse. I am 68 years old.I was born in South Africa, and during my earlier years living in Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu/Natal province before moving to East London in the Eastern Cape.I am married to Robyn, and we will shortly celebrate our 49th wedding anniversary in June. We have three adult children, two daughters and a son. Between them, we...

Duke of Edinburgh
National News: Fri 09 Apr 2:01pm

We send our profound condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the members of the Royal Family following the death of Prince Philip today. May he rest in peace and rise in glory.A Statement from the Methodist Churchhttps://urc.org.uk/latest-news/378...

daffodils, spring, flowers
Prayer and Worship: Wed 07 Apr 11:29am

Worshipping Through NatureEaster offers us hope, whatever our situation and our fears. Sometimes the journey to get there is enormously hard, we have to pass through the cross before resurrection; winter before spring. But Easter hope is always present to us in God, even in the midst of troubles.These prayers invite us to notice and appreciate the life bursting forward in God's...

© 2012 - 2021 Herts and Essex Border Ecumenical Area

Methodist, United Reformed Church and Anglican Churches in Partnership