On Sunday the Bishop of Colchester, Roger Morris, was at the Trafalgar Square Extinction Rebellion site and joined people there in prayer and worship. He then moved with rebels to a protest site outside Scotland Yard, where people were urging police to return the vital equipment of disabled protestors which had been seized several days … Continue reading Bishops join Extinction Rebellion and priest arrested
On a Sunday evening at the end of a busy week, it feels like a good time to pause and reflect on all that has happened over the last few days. After many months of planning, it all began on Monday with the taking of the Faith Bridge, with a vision of creating a space … Continue reading The October Rebellion – some highlights so far
Holy Rebels from Empathy Media on Vimeo. And this from Extinction Rebellion on the same day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_oltPdFTfU
Christians have been on the front lines of Extinction Rebellion protests this week – getting arrested, baptised and speaking out. On Wednesday, members of the clergy, including the Bishop of Liverpool, came to Trafalgar Square to join the Extinction Rebellion protest. They read from Revelation. After he spoke, the Bishop of Liverpool, Paul Bayes, tweeted … Continue reading Bishop of Liverpool joins Christians taking part in Extinction Rebellion protests
This morning seven members of Christian Climate Action (the Christian arm of XR) were arrested for taking part in an Extinction Rebellion protest at London City Airport. Father Martin Newell, a Catholic priest from Birmingham, said "I am here to raise the alarm, to call for a profound ecological conversion. The life of God's creation … Continue reading Christians of XR arrested at London City Airport
Around a dozen people reaffirmed their baptismal vows amid the Extinction Rebellion protest in Trafalgar Square on Tuesday. Using a paddling pool filled with water, Rev Jon Swales, Mission Priest at the Church of England’s Lighthouse Church in Leeds, doused people’s heads with water and marked them with the sign of the cross under the … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion baptism service and arrests
XR Day One Morning with Christian Climate Action from Empathy Media on Vimeo.