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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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Nature on our doorstep

Earlier in the summer, people of different faiths came together for a nature walk along Birmingham’s canals. The event was organised jointly by Footsteps (Faiths for a Low Carbon Future) and Birmingham & Black Country Wildlife Trust. Led by Jake Williams, Community Engagement Officer at Birmingham & Black County Wildlife Trust, we learned about the […]

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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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People of Faith go Foraging in Brum

Last Sunday people from a range of faiths joined our foraging walk along the River Cole. Rob, a local pagan and member Footsteps, led the group in searching for edible plants currently in season.  He explained how to enjoy the food that nature provides safely, and introduced the group to the significance of foraging for […]

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Birmingham Faiths team up to inspire the next generation

Birmingham’s faith groups have come together to kick off Small Footsteps 2017 – a week of indoor and outdoor hands-on eco workshops for the City’s youngsters. Featured on BBC Radio, the unique Small Footsteps initiative for kids from 10 to 15 years starts Monday 31st July at Fircroft College, Selly Oak. Due to generous donations, […]

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Booking Now Open for Small Footsteps

31/07/2017 – 05/08/2017, 8:30 am – 3:45 pm at Fircroft College, Selly Oak Small Footsteps is a free, week long interactive set of indoor and outdoor workshops for young people (11-14 years old) exploring the different themes of environment and the shared values of all faiths. Topics covered include: Water Food Waste Recycling Energy Nature […]

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Registration Open for Faith, Ethics & Climate Change

Faith, Ethics & Climate Change 02/05/2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at UoB Multifaith Chaplaincy, Selly Oak As the threat of climate change looms, what part can faiths play in the ethical debate, and in taking action for a low carbon future? University of Birmingham Multi-faith Chaplaincy & Footsteps invite you to join the discussion: […]

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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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Reminder: Tread Lightly 20th Nov

A reminder that our event Tread Lightly on this Earth is happening on Sunday 20th November 2-5pm at Central Mosque. The afternoon will feature a range of inspiring stories about faith groups and other organisations who are succesfully Reminder: Tread Lightly 20th Novtaking action for a low carbon future.  Plus there’s a chance to meet […]

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Small Footsteps a Success!

PRESS RELEASE 05/10/2016 FOR IMMEDIATE USE Birmingham Faiths come together to inspire the next generation to meet our Climate Change challenge   – The “Small Footsteps” programme Thirty children from across the main faith communities in the City have together successfully completed a week-long programme of environmentally themed interactive workshops. Hosted each day by a different […]

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