Sheffield: Creating a Sustainable Economy - Joy in Enough Workshop

  • Ellen Teague

Joy in Enough: The Big Workshop' will be taking place in Sheffield on Saturday 18 November 2017 in Victoria Hall, Norfolk Street. Places are still available. It is an initiative of the ecumenical group Green Christian. The Big Workshop will be a day building a faith-led movement for a truly sustainable economy.

What role can faith communities play in creating a sustainable economy? At the Big Workshop the question will be explored, and how to build a faith-led movement for a new economy.

The Big Workshop will:

• Explore a Christian vision for human flourishing within natural limits.
• Test-drive the new learning guide for church group.
• Build alliances with other organisations.
• Meet like-minded people working for a fair and sustainable future.

The Big Workshop is for:

• Individuals who would like to develop their ideas further in this area, and to help build a movement for change to a truly sustainable economy
• representatives of organisations with whom collaboration would be of mutual benefit
A suggested donation of £25 will be invited from participants to help cover costs. Please pay what you can afford either as you book, or on the day. A sandwich lunch is included, plus tea and coffee.

Outline programme

Registration, networking and alliance building from 9.30
11.00 Welcome and introduction to Joy in Enough
11.15 Decision time for humanity: presenting our vision for a new economy
12.20 Introduction to the afternoon
12.30 Sandwich Lunch provided by a local catering firm followed by:
1.30 Café conversations: an opportunity working in groups to sample one of the modules in the Joy in Enough programme.
3.00 Tea break and evaluation of the pilot module in small groups
3.30 Theory and practice of change: ideas on how best to reach opinion formers and the public
3.45 Plenary evaluation
4.00 Next steps
4.15 An act of founding, prayer and worship
4.30 Close

Find out more about the workshop at:

To book your place: #JoyinEnough

Tags: Sheffield, Joy in Enough, Sustainable, Ellen Teague

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