Christians Aware Annual Conference
11th - 13th January 2019

Future Earth? 

Sustainability for the Environment. For Farming and for Healthy Food.

The Hayes, Swanwick
Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 1AU

There is an urgency for farming and the environment to move together towards a sustainable future.  Good food production should go together with good environmental management and animal welfare.

Christians Aware, 2, Saxby Street, Leicester LE2 OND
  0116 254 0770
Taking Part:

John Wibberley - Professor - Royal Agricultural University,

Bob Taylor - Christians Aware Trustee

John Bennett - Christians Aware Trustee

Adam Boulter - Painter Priest in France

Barbara Woods - Writer

Claudine McCready - Teacher

Geoff Weaver - Singer, Songwriter

David Buckland - Artist, Filmmaker, Writer, Director of
Cape Farewell

Ellen Teague - Writer, Journalist with Columban

Dick Waller - Member of Christian Engineers for

Peter Woods - Keen Environmentalist, Geologist and
Mining Engineer

Adam Gardner - Fairtrade Foundation

Bishop John Flack - Assistant Bishop - Diocese of Leeds
Friday, January 11th

5.00 pm Arrivals
7.00 pm Supper
8.15 pm "Future Farming? - Biblical Principles and Possible Scenarios" - John Wibberley

9.40 pm Night Prayer - Bob Taylor 

Saturday, January 12th

8.00 am Reflection - John Bennett
8.30 am Breakfast
9.30 am Bible study - Adam Boulter
10.30 am Annual General Meeting
11.00 am         Coffee

11. 30 am        ‘Abundant Gifts. Abundant Life.’ -
Barbara Woods & Claudine McCready

1. 15 pm           Lunch
                         Market Place

3. 30 pm Song & Music Resources - with Geoff Weaver

4. 00 pm Tea

4. 30 pm Seminar Groups

6.30 pm Supper

7. 45 pm ‘Farm Art and the work of Cape Farewell’ 
                       - a presentation by David Buckland

Sunday, January 13th

     8.30 am Breakfast
9.30 am Closing Eucharist - The Word  
Address -  Ellen Teague
           11.00 am Coffee
11.30 am Closing Eucharist - The Liturgy
President - Bishop John Flack

1.00 pm Lunch & Departures.

           Matthew and Eleanor King will lead a children’s workshop and
Creche, including activities for children

Seminar Groups include:
Geoff Weaver -A musical seminar

Ellen Teague - Issues of Climate Change

Dick Waller - Sustaining Water Supplies.  

Peter Woods - The Salty History of North-east Yorkshire and the potential
for much improved fertilisers on a world scale.

Adam Gardner - The work of the Fairtrade Foundation

Claudine McCready & Barbara Woods - Abundant Gifts.
                                                                                  Abundant Life
Christian Aid - Climate Resilient Agriculture -