God’s Family and Other Animals

Saturday 16th November 2019- A day conference at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Rev Dr Dave Bookless and Rev Mia Smith We are very pleased to welcome Rev Dr Dave Bookless (A Rocha International) as our guest speaker for a day looking at environmental theology and mission, and entitled “God’s Family and Other Animals”. We will also have Rev Mia Smith (Hertford College, Oxford) with us to launch her recent Grove Booklet “The Plant-based Diet: A …

Volunteers Needed!

CRES is expanding rapidly. With all of the interest in Climate Strikes, Extinction Rebellion and plastic there is huge interest amongst the general public. Now Eco Church stands at over 1750 churches registered and over 500 with awards. All of this interest is leading to unprecedented demand for places on the CRES course. But CRES is unusual in that it is almost entirely run by volunteers. This means that we can keep the fees down, …

Revised CRES Module: Globalization and Faith

We are pleased to announce the total revision of Module 4 for CRES: Globalization and Faith. The original version was written by Rev Dr John Reader over ten years ago and it was starting to date. For the revised 2nd edition John has much simplified the text, and it is intended to be accompanied by “The Very Short Introduction to Globalization” by Manfred Steger. The revised module is now ready and can be taken by …

CRES Admissions 2019

CRES (Christian Rural and Environmental Studies)  is a distance learning course usually taken over two years. If you are interested probably the best place to look first is our CRES Certificate page. Then you might have some questions. If that is the case try our Frequently Asked Questions page first!  If you still have questions then Contact Us. Then finally if you would like to apply download an Application Form and send it back to us with …