Blog: Action Archives - Bright Now

31

Jan

2023

Join our 40 Days, 40 Dioceses campaign and the next Global Divestment Announcement

At the start of 2023, 40 dioceses across England and Wales (27 in the CofE and 13 in the Catholic Church) had yet to make a commitment to divest from fossil fuels. Making a divestment commitment involves committing to sell any investments in fossil fuel companies and not to invest in these companies in the future. This Lent, we will highlight a particular diocese on each of the 40 days and encourage Christians to take action, calling on Church leaders and investors to make changes.

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25

Aug

2022

Over 60 UK local churches have now made divestment commitments. Could yours be next?

Local churches have long been an integral part of the fossil fuel divestment movement. As church communities align their investments with their values by divesting from fossil fuel companies, they help to remove the social licence of oil, gas and coal companies and encourage other organisations and institutions to follow suit.

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23

Apr

2019

Eight local churches and the URC Synod of Yorkshire join the Easter Declaration

Operation Noah is delighted to announce that eight local churches and the United Reformed Church Synod of Yorkshire have made divestment commitments as part of the Easter Declaration for Fossil Free Churches.

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31

Jan

2019

Could your church join the Easter Declaration for Fossil Free Churches?

Today, we are launching the next joint divestment announcement for local churches, which will take place on Easter Tuesday (23 April). Churches of all denominations are invited to join us: read on to find out how you can get involved.

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6

Oct

2018

Three more churches pledge to divest from fossil fuels

At the beginning of the Season of Creation, Operation Noah invited local churches to join the growing fossil fuel divestment movement. We are delighted that three more churches have now taken this step.

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23

Aug

2018

Divest your church this Season of Creation: 1 September to 4 October

As our scorching summer gradually fades into autumn, the Bright Now campaign is inviting local churches to support the movement for fossil free churches. Could you join us in this next stage of the campaign?

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