Launch Events

Holy Trinity Skipton 2 May 2021

Our main project launch was held at Holy Trinity Skipton.  Representatives from each of the churches as well as members of the local community, were joined by the Bishop of Ripon the Rt Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley to celebrate the launch of the TCNCC project.

The Bishop preached about the impact of rising sea temperatures on low lying lands and urged everyone to aim, not just for a state of carbon neutral in our churches and lives, but to be carbon negative.

The order of service is here:

Information about the project was on display at the back of the church.

The service was broadcast live on Drystone Radio and reported in the Craven Herald

The picture shows (L to R):

Diana Linford (Embsay), Revd Canon Marion Russell (Embsay), Sue Wrathmell (Carleton), Rt Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, Bishop of Ripon, Revd Isobel Rathbone (Draughton and Skipton), Catherine Birtwistle (Burton in Lonsdale), Revd Canon James Theodosius (Holy Trinity Skipton).

Other launch events are taking place in each of the churches in the project:

9 May  Draughton
29-30 May   Carleton
6 June   Burton in Lonsdale: Climate Sunday service
27 June   Embsay with Eastby: Climate Sunday service and project launch.  9.30am in church and 4.00pm in the church grounds with a picnic and open air celebration