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Lasswade & Rosewell Parish Church (Church of Scotland) Scottish Charity number SC015878
Lasswade & Rosewell
The Imperial War Museum is creating a lasting digital memory, called ‘Lives of the First World War’, commemorating, by name, people from across Britain and the Commonwealth who were involved in the conflict.
In September 2019 Cockpen and Carrington and Lasswade and Rosewell Churches became registered members of Eco-
The following explains a bit more about the vision and values of Eco-
Our Vision -
We care passionately for God’s creation
We are a faith based movement
We are rooted in local groups of Christians
We work co-
We encourage transformational change at individual, community and national levels
In prayer, worship and conversation we discover what it means to care for God’s creation
We put that care into action individually, locally, nationally and globally, desiring to live justly in a transformed world
We commit ourselves to campaigning on urgent threats to the web of life in our vulnerable world
At Cockpen and Carrington and Lasswade and Rosewell, an environmental check-
Some of the criteria which we have looked at and considered are:
Raising church family awareness for environmental issues in our magazine and on our church websites;
Encouraging wonder at and concern for creation around us in our worship and congregational life;
Taking action in our church buildings to reduce waste and energy loss and to develop biodiversity and wildlife in our church grounds; encouraging our church families to do the same at home;
Ways to raise awareness and respond to local, national and global environmental concerns.
Having carefully considered each section, we have applied for and are now waiting on being assessed for our Bronze award.