On Monday, Leeds Craftivists met to discuss this month's Climate Justice topic, "Peace and Climate". We heard from one of our leaders, Emma, and you can catch up by watching the video below: https://youtu.be/44qIF9IVGQI We would like to encourage you to write a letter to Peter Harrison, CEO of Schroders, and you can download a… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Peace and Climate
This sermon was taken from the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland Resource Pack for Racial Justice Sunday, and our thanks go to all of the individuals and churches who collaborated on this fantastic resource. We are all one in Christ, or are we? (Ephesians 2:19-22)Revd Mandy Ralph, Minister, Church of Scotland In life, if… Continue reading Racial Justice Sunday
This month the theme for Leeds Craftivists was ‘Repair, reduce and reuse’. Ed Carlisle came to speak to us about local community approaches to embracing a sustainable lifestyle. He spoke about many community activities in South Leeds that have made repairing and reducing more widespread, such as Repair Café, Bike fixing and community den building.… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists – Repair, Reduce and Re-Use
The Leeds Craftivists met in January to learn about Climate Justice. We were joined by Sarah Jane from Christian Aid to hear about how Climate Change is impacting people around the world. Climate Justice is the overarching theme for the Leeds Craftivists this year. So January was an overview to lead us into a year… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists – January Sunflowers
Anna tells us about Climate Justice ahead of our first Leeds Craftivists meeting of 2022... Climate Justice looks at the inequality of Climate Change; acknowledging that many of the poorer nations around the world are impacted far worse by our changing climate than those of us in wealthy western countries. Climate Change is the result… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists – January – What is Climate Justice?
Climate Justice is the Leeds Craftivists theme for 2022. We will be exploring issues of social justice and where they intersect with the Climate Crisis. Climate Justice explores the fact that Climate Change does not impact everyone equally. We in Britain are relatively fortunate in the impact that Climate Change has on us, although we… Continue reading Climate Justice: where social justice and climate change meet
From today, we will be known as "Leeds Sanctuary"; a change we are really excited about and which has been some time in prayer and planning. Sanctuary has been one of our values from the beginning, so the choice of name feels like part of the journey we have been on for the last couple… Continue reading Leeds Sanctuary
We were honoured to welcome David Howlett to our latest online Leeds Craftivists event. David is a Senior Advisor to the UN High Level Climate Action Champions, and his current role focuses on helping people cope with the impacts of climate change, building resilience to it. He has been working in the field of Climate… Continue reading What is COP26?
“I’d rather be in the mountains thinking about God than in church thinking about the mountains” John Muir "Mend" Take a look at the two images, what do you see? There are obvious connections, even though the two pictures are quite different in style and were made at two different stages of my art career.… Continue reading Postcards from the Edge
All year the Leeds Craftivists have been learning about the Climate Crisis and how it intereacts with our lives. We have been campaigning ahead of COP26 to encourage leaders and become better informed ourselves. But what is COP26? Join us for an informative and creative evening looking at what COP26 is and what will be… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: what is COP26?