Category: <span>CRES Events</span>

Prepared for Everything! Rural and Environmental Mission- CRES Day 20th April 2024

Our next CRES in-person day (open to all) is on Saturday 20th April 2024 at Ripon College Cuddesdon (RCC) near Oxford. Our speakers are: Revd. Canon Caroline Hewlett, Vicar of Swaledale with Arkengarthdale; and Dr. Martin Hodson, Principal Tutor of CRES. On this day we will look at two contrasting, but overlapping themes: Eco Mission in a Rural Context; and Environmental Disaster Management. In the morning, CRES graduate, Caroline Hewlett, will tell us about her …

Exploring Environmental Theology- CRES Day 18th November 2023

Exploring Environmental Theology- CRES Day 18th November 2023 Our next CRES in-person day (open to all) is on Saturday 18th November 2023 at Ripon College Cuddesdon (RCC) near Oxford. We have two great speakers: Prof. Celia Deane-Drummond, Director of the Laudato Si’ Research Institute, and our recently retired CRES external examiner; and Dr. Tim Middleton, Tutorial Fellow in Theology at Regent’s Park College, Oxford. We are currently aiming at being a group of about 25-35. …

Sustainability, Business, and the Commons- CRES Day 22nd April 2023

Our next CRES in-person day (open to all) is on Saturday 22nd April 2023 (Earth Day) at Ripon College Cuddesdon (RCC) near Oxford. We have two great speakers: Simon Graham of De Courcy Alexander Ltd., and John Reader, our very own CRES Senior Tutor. Their themes are very much related to the Earth Day 2023 theme of “Invest in Our Planet”. In the morning Simon will look at some of the major issues in sustainable …

The Garden and the Sea- CRES Day 12th November 2022

Our next CRES in-person day is on Saturday 12th November 2022 (10.00am to 4.00pm) at Ripon College Cuddesdon (RCC). We have two amazing speakers: Revd. John White of Hazelnut Farm and Dr Rebecca Watson, an Old Testament theologian who works for the Eastern Region Ministry Course. Their themes have a nice contrast. In the morning we will look at a very land-based project in Bristol and in the afternoon consider the oceans. We are currently …

Climate Change: What Now? Saturday 30th April 2022

COP26 has passed, and by the time we meet on 30th April 2022 all three working groups on the 6th Assessment Report of the IPCC will have met. It is time to take stock of where we are on climate change and to assess what the future holds. So we are pleased to announce that our CRES day conference at Ripon College Cuddesdon will be entitled “Climate Change: What Now?” To help us with this …

Is there hope for the planet?

SADLY THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK Saturday 18th April 2020- A day conference at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Andy Lester  We are very pleased to welcome Andy Lester (A Rocha UK) as our guest speaker for a day looking at the current state of nature and the actions needed to bring about lasting hope for creation “Is there hope for the planet?” Places are limited and this is likely to be …