CRES Events

Is there hope for the planet?

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 a popular day so book soon! More details and booking …

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 …

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 …

Can Business be Green? CRES Day 17th November 2018

Saturday 17th November 2018 – Can Business be Green? CRES Day at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Ian Brooks and Chet Henderson We have now fixed the programme for our CRES Day in November. We are very pleased to welcome Ian Brooks (University of the West of England) and Chet Henderson (Unilever) as our guest speakers. Ian will speak on “Green Business: Reality or Greenwash? The pressures on business to be dirty” in the morning, and …

Stewardship and the Anthropocene

For some years now we have held the CRES residential in Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford in September. We have decided to open up the Friday (7th September) of the residential to day visitors as we have an excellent and very interesting programme. In the afternoon we will visit the Earth Trust to see how they manage their land in an environmentally sensitive way. In the evening we will hear from Rev. Tim Howles about …

Stewardship and the Anthropocene

For some years now we have held the CRES residential in Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford in September. We have decided to open up the Friday (7th September) of the residential to day visitors as we have an excellent and very interesting programme. In the afternoon we will visit the Earth Trust to see how they manage their land in an environmentally sensitive way. In the evening we will hear from Rev. Tim Howles about …

Conservation, the Environment and Theology: Views from the Southern Hemisphere REPORT

Saturday 5th May 2018- Conservation, the Environment and Theology: Views from the Southern Hemisphere. CRES Day at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Rev Dr Selwyn Yeoman and Rev Dr Rachel Mash REPORT We had a wonderful and rather unusual CRES Day on Saturday 5th May 2018. Around 30 people assembled from all over England, including many of our students and their tutors. We also had a fair number of external people who had heard about the …

Creating conservation with roots: developing a sense of place and time

Saturday 11th November 2017- Creating conservation with roots: developing a sense of place and time. Some thoughts from the Mediterranean margin. CRES Day at Ripon College Cuddesdon with Chris Walley We have now fixed the programme for our CRES Day in November. We are very pleased to welcome Dr Chris Walley of A Rocha France as our guest speaker. Chris will speak on the theme of “Creating conservation with roots: developing a sense of place …

The Church in Action

The Church in Action For some years now we have held the CRES residential in Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford in September. We have decided to open up the Friday (1st September 2017) of the residential to day visitors as we have an excellent and very interesting programme. In the afternoon we will visit two churches, one with a new churchyard extension project and wild flower meadow, and the other a recent recipient of a …