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Tread Lightly 2017 a Success!

Footsteps steps held its second Tread Lightly Conference at the Birmingham Progressive Synagogue on Sunday November 19th. Nearly 50 people attended to hear presentations about: how faith inspires action; work with young people;  Footsteps plans for the coming year; and the of launch our Footsteps Supporters Group.  Lively table discussions took place between contributions.  This […]

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How can we best engage with COP23?

On Tuesday 24 October we held a live Skype conversation Lindsey Fielder Cook, Representative on Climate Change at the Quaker United Nations Office.  Lindsey will be attending the COP 23 United Nations climate conference in November 2017. Lindsey provided us with an update on the issues that will be on the table; the role that […]

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Celebrating Small Footsteps

Check out our video celebrating Small Footsteps. Small Footsteps is a unique environmental programme run by Footsteps aimed at young people from different faith backgrounds.  The aim of the programme was to create young leaders and campaigners of change and also to highlight to them that all faiths had the same teachings about the environment […]

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Booking now open for Tread Lightly 2017

Tread Lightly on this Earth: faiths working together for a low carbon future. 19/11/2017, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Birmingham Progressive Synagogue, Birmingham After the success of last year’s Tread Lightly event, Footsteps are pleased to invite you to our 2017 day of discussion, as part of national interfaith week.  Join us to meet […]

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People of Faith go Foraging in Brum

Last Sunday people from a range of faiths joined our foraging walk along the River Cole. Rob, a local pagan and member Footsteps, led the group in searching for edible plants currently in season.  He explained how to enjoy the food that nature provides safely, and introduced the group to the significance of foraging for […]

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Birmingham Faiths team up to inspire the next generation

Birmingham’s faith groups have come together to kick off Small Footsteps 2017 – a week of indoor and outdoor hands-on eco workshops for the City’s youngsters. Featured on BBC Radio, the unique Small Footsteps initiative for kids from 10 to 15 years starts Monday 31st July at Fircroft College, Selly Oak. Due to generous donations, […]

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Divest our Pensions!

On Tuesday, a motion to divest the West Midlands Pension Funds of fossil fuels was debated by Birmingham City Council: and passed with cross-party support! Several local councils, including Birmingham City Council (BCC), put their employees pension investments into a large scheme called the West Midlands Pension Fund (WMPF).  Anyone who works for the council […]

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Podcast: Guardians of Creation

The BBC’s Heart & Soul podcast recently featured an episode ‘Guardians of Creation’.  This informative documentary highlights the work of several different faith groups on environmental issues, and includes a short feature on Footsteps. “Faith communities say these are critical times for the environment. Their driving force comes from the belief that they are guardians […]

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Booking Now Open for Small Footsteps

31/07/2017 – 05/08/2017, 8:30 am – 3:45 pm at Fircroft College, Selly Oak Small Footsteps is a free, week long interactive set of indoor and outdoor workshops for young people (11-14 years old) exploring the different themes of environment and the shared values of all faiths. Topics covered include: Water Food Waste Recycling Energy Nature […]

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Volunteer with Small Footsteps!

Small Footsteps is a week long interactive set of indoor and outdoor workshops for young people (11-14 years old) exploring the different themes of environment and the shared values of all faiths.  It will take place at Fircroft College in Selly Oak, daily from Monday 31st July – Saturday 5th August. We are looking for […]

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