CRES Fees to Increase

CRES runs almost entirely with volunteers which is why we are able to keep our fees down and enable people to take the course who might otherwise be unable to afford courses with paid staff. But even CRES needs some finance to keep going! After many years of maintaining fees at £790 for the two years of the course, the CRES Steering Group has made the decision to increase these to £900 from the 1st …

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 …

Rewilding- A Christian Perspective

Saturday 27th April 2019- Rewilding- A Christian Perspective. A day conference at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Rev Prof Andy Gosler, Dr John Bimson and Chris Naylor CRES and JRI will join together on 27th April 2019 to look at the topic of Rewilding. We are very pleased to welcome Rev Prof Andy Gosler (Oxford University), Dr John Bimson (formerly of Trinity College, Bristol) and Chris Naylor (A Rocha International) as our guest speakers. Andy and …