The North Bedfordshire Methodist Circuit had its Bronze Eco Circuit Award confirmed by A Rocha UK in November 2022. Working on the Eco Circuit programme affirms the Circuit’s attention to the care of God’s creation and encourages the adoption of Eco Church by churches in the area. Follow our journey on the timeline at the bottom of the page. You can find out more about Eco Circuits by clicking on the image of the certificate above.
To find out more about Eco Church, relevant worship resources and other environmental work happening around the Circuit, visit the Social Action Mission Stream page.
Eco Circuit Resources
Resources to help Eco Church leads / church leadership teams meet different Eco Church targets.
Help encourage church members and other visitors to your churches to recycle more. This resource is available in two formats -plain text to copy and paste into newsletters or websites, and full colour for display on noticeboards.
The Eco Church page of the Putnoe Heights Church website has links to blog posts, downloadable newsletters and information about their projects which might be helpful to other churches. The second link takes you to a blog post written for the Methodist Church's 2022 Advent theme 'There is Room For All of Nature.'
Eco Circuit Timeline
These resources are produced for Continuing Local Preachers Development but could be used by other groups too.
These services have been created by churches on the Circuit. Supporting information for the Creation through the Bible service can be found here.
Kempston East Methodist Church is awarded Bronze Eco Church Status
Priory Methodist Church in Bedford is awarded Bronze Eco Church Status
Henlow Methodist Church is awarded Bronze Eco Church Status
Kempston West Methodist Church is awarded Bronze Eco Church Status
Sandy church registers and discovers it can gain a Bronze Award
6 more churches have been encouraged to register for Eco Church.
Bronze Eco Circuit status awarded by A Rocha UK. We became the first Eco Circuit in the District and only the second Eco Circuit in the country.
A discussion at Circuit level begins on how to include Manses as part of Eco Church
Circuit website is revamped and updated to include more local Eco Church and Eco Circuit information
Circuit applies for Bronze Eco Circuit award
Circuit Environmental Policy agreed at Circuit Meeting
Circuit registers for Eco Circuit
Our churches shut owing to Covid-19 and many Eco Church plans are put on hold