Saving the planet sounds like a job for Superman. But if you’re not faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, why not lead A Rocha UK instead?
The West London-based Christian conservation charity – which seeks to restore the natural world through projects and people – is searching for a new Chief Executive Officer to take it to even greater heights.
The organisation’s previous CEO Mairi Johnstone left the post in February. Chair of trustees Steve Hughes (pictured) stepped back into the role to give his colleagues chance to reflect on the requirements for a new leader.
Having spent time planning the way ahead, the trustees are now actively seeking a new CEO. ‘We’re looking for a strategic leader who’s passionate about caring for God’s creation,’ said Steve Hughes.Read more...
National governments should follow the Pope’s example and take ‘meaningful action’ on climate change. That’s the message from A Rocha UK and A Rocha International.
In a joint statement, the two charities have welcomed the new Papal Encyclical Laudato Si (Praise be to you) – with its strong moral message on the environment. The organisations urge all churches to reflect on the encyclical, and to put pressure on their respective governments for the United Nations talks on climate change at Paris in December 2015.Read more...