Increasingly as a church we recognise and accept our responsibility to respect and care for this world created by God. Genesis 2:15 describes how God calls us to be “earthkeepers” and we are continuing to learn what it means to “keep” the earth in ways that are consistent with God’s original creative intentions.
This booklet offers clear, practical guidance on how our stewardship of church buildings can also model good stewardship of the environment. This booklet is designed to help us take this practical action as responsible stewards of creation.
‘For Creed and Creation’ was written by Gillian Straine and Nathan Oxley. Published by the Oxford Diocesan Board of Finance in 2011.
For up to date resources, check out the Church of England’s national environmental campaign ‘Shrinking the Footprint’.