EARTH HOUR – ONLINE

EARTH HOUR ONLINE

Light a candle for the Earth

We would like to encourage you to celebrate Earth hour by saying this prayer http://www.greenanglicans.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/earth-hour-v2.pdf

Share a picture of yourself and your candle on social media.  

Plan an event with your youth

Earth Hour is an annual environmental campaign that brings attention to the effects of climate change by asking people to switch off lights at homes and businesses for an hour at 8.30 pm (20:30), local time, usually on the last Saturday of March.

We would love for the youth to get involved in this campaign because they are the future of this planet.  What better way to reach out to the youth than in the church. Plan an event within your designated churches on earth hour. Earth hour aims to create awareness of people taking

On this day have a non-contact meet up session in the evening. What better way to meet up than to use technology from the comfort of your home. Gather your friends/youth group light a candle, switch off the lights and do a Zoom/Hangout meeting and use the Earth hour prayer from the website.

Dedicate earth hour to praying for the earth and discussing a sustainable future and negative environmental degradation happening on the planet.  The discussion may include different topics such as: climate change, recycling, reduce and reuse. Create different themes to discuss, specifically for energy resources

Use this prayer http://www.greenanglicans.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/earth-hour-v2.pdf

 

How to use Hangouts

  1. On your computer, go to hangouts.google.com or open Hangouts in Gmail. If you are using a cellphone or tablet download the Hangout App
  2. At the top, click New conversation Create.
  3. Enter and select a name or email address.
  4. Type your message/ make a video call/ voice call

How to use Zoom: A free zoom account allows for calls that are 45 minutes long

  1. Go to https://zoom.us/
  2. Sign up for a free account
  3. Once you are signed in select new meeting or join meeting
  4. Get chatting

 

 

 

 

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