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Green Christians on the Road Together

Green Christian is coming to Nettle! All welcome to join us for a day of workshops, discussion and worship to encourage our communities, build common cause for creation & inspire ambitious change.

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Green Christians on the Road Together
Green Christians on the Road Together

Time & Location

09 Mar 2024, 09:45 – 17:00

Ansty, Brinklow Rd, Ansty, Coventry CV7 9JL, UK


About the Event

Come and join us for a day discussing how we can make a differences together for climate and faith. We will cover the below with speakers joining us from The Green Christian movement.

The Green Christian Way of Life provides a framework of 4 disciplines – Prayer, Living Gently on the Earth, Public Witness and Encouragement – by means of a dispersed Community of Companions. It has been described as the spiritual “heartbeat” of Green Christian. There will be an opportunity to discover new resources and share our experiences of using the disciplines as an aid to our ongoing spiritual journeys.

Joy in Enough, is our campaign presenting a vision for a society dedicated to human flourishing and the common good, rather than the constant pursuit of more. Recognising the value and limits of the natural world, we aim to harness the imagination of people in churches and beyond. We will share latest plans for developing the campaign, and give you a taster of one of the modules in a learning guide we are preparing for church groups to explore these issues. The day is open to all who are interested in discovering how we might better pray, live, witness and support each other in this time of crisis.

Bios of the speakers 

REVD PREBENDARY DR JOHN DANIELS Anglican Priest and Theological Educator

John Daniels has been an Anglican priest since 1992, latterly serving as Local Ministry Officer and Warden of Readers in Hereford Diocese. His background is in earth sciences, having gained a PhD in Physical Oceanography in the 1980s. Following a brief period as a software engineer, he completed his ordination training with a Master’s degree in Religious Studies.

John’s academic interests over the years have been wide-ranging. He has published articles on Christian-Hindu dialogue, theology and economics, and the ecological crisis. His main concern throughout his ministry has been to help ordinary Christians better understand various facets of the times we live in, and to think through what an authentic Christian response might look like.

Most recently his research has been focussed on the cultural impasse jointly constituted by the longstanding ecological crisis and the Great Economic Stagnation which set in following the financial crash of 2008, along with exploring how all this may play out.

John is an experienced communicator, having facilitated parish-level study groups throughout his years of ordained ministry and also taught at tertiary-level on diocesan and regional ministry education courses in Cumbria, Yorkshire, Wales and the West Midlands. He is currently an Honorary Tutor on the Cuddesdon: Gloucester and Hereford course.


Recent publications:

‘Ethics after Industria: Reflections on Foragers, Farmers and Fossil Fuels by Ian Morris’, Crucible, January 2017, pp. 56-63

‘Agencement and Agency: If Gilles and Félix had met Stanley’, Modern Theology, 36(4), pp. 778-802 (2020)

‘In Praise of Redundancy, or Has the Hidden Hand Lost its Touch?’ Crucible, January 2021

Stories about Bodies: Complexity Theory, Energy and the Emergence of Ethics, Temple Tracts: William Temple Foundation, 2021

‘Building Back Better: A Tale of Two Visions’, Crucible, April 2022

Paul Bodenham (Borrowed Time Co-ordinator)

Paul is the officer for social concern for the (Roman Catholic) Diocese of Nottingham.  Prior to that he worked for 30 years in local and regional policy with councils and public bodies.  He is a member of a lay Franciscan community, and was Chair of Green Christian from 2004 until 2019 .

Meet the team 

Green Christian People – Green Christian

More details about the event


Free event however we do have the option to gift a donation for the speakers online as well please follow the link to Nettle Hill webpage for details of how to donate to the speakers via the event page on the website.

£15 would pay for the day

£20 would help others to come too


We will be putting on a minibus to take people from and to Coventry Station - More information soon


Please provide your own lunch however we will provide tea and coffee througout the day


Please let us know if you would like accommodation in our shared self catered cottages

£40 per room ( double or single)


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