Anglicans urged to carbon-fast for Lent

first_img Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Hopkinsville, KY AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Tags Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Washington, DC In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Anglicans urged to carbon-fast for Lent Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI [Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion’s Environmental Network (ACEN) is encouraging Christians around the world to take part in a “carbon-fast” this Lent.The network is calling on Anglicans to take a deeper challenge than fasting from coffee, alcohol or chocolates this Lent, by reducing the use of carbon based fuels on which we all depend.“We will take small steps for a more sustainable world, and by doing so rediscover a different relationship with God, with Creation and with one another,” the group says on its website, adding: “I can change the world a little in 40 days, but I can change myself a lot!”For each week during Lent, which runs from Ash Wednesday on March 5 to the Saturday before Holy Week on April 12, the network has developed themed materials to focus on “a time of reflection and action.”Under the headings, “Stuff,” “Water,” “Energy and Mobility,” “Food Production,” and “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Fix,” there is a prayer, a resource to read or watch, actions to take as an individual, some suggestions of community actions you can take, and something you can consider doing to “change the system.”The network is also asking people to share the initiative using social media, and has produced cover photos and profile pix that people can use on Facebook.More details are available at carbonfast2014.wordpress.com or facebook.com/greenanglicans. ken gray says: Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Comments are closed. 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