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Tread Lightly Programme confirmed

Check out the full programme for Tread Lightly on this Earth – then register and get involved! Sunday 18th November 2018 at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick. 1:00 Optional tour of the Gurdwara (please indicate when registering) 1:30 Registration for conference 2:00 – 5:00pm Speakers & Discussions 2:00 Faiths & Food – perspectives from Quakers, EcoSikh, […]

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Footsteps help Stourbrige love their place on the planet

A team of four from Footsteps contributed to a ‘Love your place on the Planet’ town wide sustainability day held at Stourbridge Quaker meeting house on 22 September. Friends of the Earth Stourbridge, Transition Stourbridge and other local churches were present as well as Stourbridge Quakers.  As well as Footsteps, sessions were led by Friends […]

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Faith Communities Celebrate Global Week of Climate Commitments

Photo: (c) GreenFaith. Between 7th and 14th October, our friends at Living the Change brought people of faith together around the world, to celebrate the ‘Week of Living the Change’. This globally-connected celebration was the first of its kind, as diverse faith leaders and community members — including high-level leaders from around the world — […]

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Save the date for Tread Lightly 2018!

Save the date for our third Tread Lightly conference! As part of National Interfaith Week, we will be exploring the topic of ‘Low Carbon Food’ from different faith perspectives.  As in previous years, we’ll have speakers from faith & environmental groups sharing initiatives that have worked for them.  Alongside the speakers, there will space to reflect […]

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Tread Lightly 2017 a Success!

Footsteps steps held its second Tread Lightly Conference at the Birmingham Progressive Synagogue on Sunday November 19th. Nearly 50 people attended to hear presentations about: how faith inspires action; work with young people;  Footsteps plans for the coming year; and the of launch our Footsteps Supporters Group.  Lively table discussions took place between contributions.  This […]

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Celebrating Small Footsteps

Check out our video celebrating Small Footsteps. Small Footsteps is a unique environmental programme run by Footsteps aimed at young people from different faith backgrounds.  The aim of the programme was to create young leaders and campaigners of change and also to highlight to them that all faiths had the same teachings about the environment […]

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Booking now open for Tread Lightly 2017

Tread Lightly on this Earth: faiths working together for a low carbon future. 19/11/2017, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, Birmingham After the success of last year’s Tread Lightly event, Footsteps are pleased to invite you to our 2017 day of discussion, as part of national interfaith week.  Join us to meet […]

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Podcast: Guardians of Creation

The BBC’s Heart & Soul podcast recently featured an episode ‘Guardians of Creation’.  This informative documentary highlights the work of several different faith groups on environmental issues, and includes a short feature on Footsteps. “Faith communities say these are critical times for the environment. Their driving force comes from the belief that they are guardians […]

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Small Footsteps: a young person’s perspective

Thirty children from across the main faith communities in the City have together successfully completed a week-long programme of environmentally themed interactive workshops: Small Footsteps. Ifsah, one of the young people who took part, gives her thoughts on Small Footsteps in the video above.  Apologies for the sound quality, if you turn the volume up […]

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