Exploring Faith and Climate Justice: a journey of discovery and prophecy

1 July 2022 - 17 July 2023

For full date and time details, see ‘more details’ below

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Exploring Faith & Climate Justice-min

In 2021, Britain Yearly Meeting made commitments to climate justice and antiracism. To support Yearly Meeting to live up to these commitments, Quaker Peace and Social Witness and Woodbrooke are partnering to support a ‘year of learning and spiritual reflection’ about climate justice.


Through the year of learning you will explore the historical context of climate justice, understand how a justice-based approach differs from other approaches to climate action, and discover practical examples of climate justice work in the UK and globally. The course has been designed for Quakers who are concerned about not only the climate but also other social justice issues and will help you deepen your understanding of the connections between them.

Delivered through a combination of written resources, regular online gatherings, speaker events and an online discussion forum over the course of one year, you will join with other Quakers to explore what justice-based action against climate breakdown might look like for you, your community and Yearly Meeting. Allow 3-4 hours per month – although of course the more time you give, the more you will get from the year.

For each module there will be two online gatherings, at the beginning and end of the module. These will be community spaces for spiritual reflection and worship sharing. Participants can join at any time and will get access to the whole course.

(If you are part of a group or meeting – whether interfaith, Quaker, or from your local community, we encourage you to share the written resources with your group and discuss them together. This is not compulsory but we hope it will enhance your experience of the course!)

 

Start date End date Zoom Session 1 Zoom Session 2
Unit 1 1 Jul 2022 31 Aug 2022 Mon 4 Jul 2022 Tue 30 Aug 2022
Unit 2 1 Sep 2022 31 Oct 2022 Wed 7 Sep 2022 Wed 26 Oct 2022
Unit 3 1 Nov 2022 31 Dec 2022 Wed 2 Nov 2022 Mon 19 Dec 2022
Unit 4 16 Jan 2023 17 Mar 2023 Mon 23 Jan 2023 Wed 8 Mar 2023
Unit 5 18 Mar 2023 17 May 2023 Mon 27 Mar 2023 Tues 9 May 2023
Unit 6 18 May 2023 18 Jul 2023 Wed 24 May 2023 Mon 17 Jul 2023

All of the Zoom sessions will be held at 19:00-21:00 (UK time). Please note that the live session dates for units 3-6 are still provisional and may be subject to change.

This course will involve:

DiscussionOnline discussion forumOnline Learning MaterialsRecorded materialWritten and visualZoom Session

Accessibility info:

On the booking form, there is a chance for you to let us know about any accessibility or communication adjustments that will enable you to participate more fully in the course. Automated Zoom closed captions are available for all live sessions but if you feel you require more accurate closed captioning please email us directly in addition to booking.

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