The Church in Action

The Church in Action For some years now the CRES residential has been in Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford in September. Again we have decided to open up the Friday (1st September 2017) of the residential to day visitors as we have an excellent and very interesting programme. In the …

CRES/JRI Field Trip: Somerset- a different county

Somerset- a different county We are pleased to announce that CRES and JRI will be running a one day Field Trip to the Somerset Levels on Saturday 8th July 2017 (10.30am to 4.15pm). We will be visiting two contrasting farms, discussing agriculture on the Levels, thinking about environmental issues, and just …

JRI Conference 18 March 2017

BOOK NOW for the annual JRI conference to be held on Saturday 18th March 2017 at Bournville College, Birmingham. In collaboration with ForMission College, this year’s theme is ‘Nature in the Balance’ and includes keynote talks from Dr Darren Evans, Prof Richard Bauckham and Revd Dave Bookless. Further details are …

Saving Planet Earth – a serious role for the Church?

CRES Day (Saturday 29th April 2017) at Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford with Andy Atkins and Margot Hodson Christian Rural and Environmental Studies (CRES) is very pleased to welcome Andy Atkins the Chief Executive of A Rocha UK, and former Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth, as guest speaker. He will look at …

JRI and COP21

JRI was very active during the COP21 climate change meeting in Paris in December 2015. As a result we produced five resources that come at the topic from a variety of angles. Paris, Paris – COP21, a personal reflection and review. A special briefing by Dr. Martin Hodson. Paris, Romans …