Anglican Communion Environmental Network

A Network for those who care for God’s creation

Anglicans and Episcopalians worldwide have long been concerned with environmental issues. From extreme weather to food shortages all of us are affected. Guided by the fifth Mark of Mission members of the Anglican Communion Environment Network strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the earth.

Young Anglicans challenge the global Church to protect the environment

April 2016: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met fifty young Anglicans from across southern Africa to discuss the environment and discipleship at a youth conference in Lusaka ahead of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting.

Season of Creation

From 1 September to 4 October each year many Anglicans use the Season of Creation – also known as  Creation Time – to pray and celebrate with creation, focus on the story of the Earth, and commit to a ministry of healing the Earth.


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Anglicans and COP21 Paris 2015

From 30 November 30 to 11 December 2015, world leaders will meet at the UN climate talks in Paris. This is a crucial moment, as negotiators from more than 190 nations gather to discuss a new global agreement on climate change aimed at limiting greenhouse gas emissions from 2020 when current commitments run out. Anglicans and other people of faith are coming together the world over to call for a fair, ambitious and binding agreement.

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Our Aims

  • To encourage Anglicans to support sustainable environmental practices as individuals and in the life of their communities.
  • To provide information about policies embraced by synods, councils and commissions, especially by the Instruments of Communion [
  • To support local initiatives by providing information about ideas and best practices developed around the Anglican Communion
  • To share information about resources and initiatives that may be of value to Anglicans everywhere
  • To provide an opportunity for interested Anglicans to meet both as a formal network, and informally via electronic media
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Bishops' Meeting at the Volmoed Centre, South Africa
Anglican bishop's meeting at Volmoed Centre, South Africa

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