Lifestyle - All

Ekklesia is not just a think-tank, but also a 'do-tank.' Here you can find a range of ideas on how to make your lifestyle greener, shop ethically, live more simply or take action on a range of justice and environmental issues.
18 Mar 2009

Join Amnesty's campaign to stop Iraq executions


Amnesty international is urging campaigners to help stop the execution of 128 Iraqis. Amnesty International reports that the Iraqi government plans to execute as many as 128 people in the next couple of weeks. _________________________________________
18 Mar 2009

Change your energy provider and take advantage of price cuts


There has never been a better time to changing your energy supplyto a green provider. Gas and electricity prices went up by a whopping 42% in 2008, meaning that the average household had an extra £381 to pay. The good news is that all the main prices have now been dropped, so there has never been a better time to go green on your gas and electricity. Click here to find out how _________________________________________
18 Mar 2009

Join the race for life and beat cancer


Are you considering supporting the work of Cancer Research UK? Why not enter the Race for Life? It has been a the flagship event for cancer research fundraising in the UK since 1994, bringing together thousands of women and men each year to run, jog or walk 5k and raise money to beat cancer. _________________________________________
18 Mar 2009

New church resource for campaigning on climate change


Operation Noah has launched a Church Action Starter Pack for communities wanting to learn and take action on climate change. _________________________________________
17 Mar 2009

Polar Bears force action on climate change


An historic agreement signed in 1973 which obliges artic states to protect their polar bear populations, is forcing countries to take action against climate change to prevent further degradation of polar bear habitats. _________________________________________
17 Mar 2009

Ethical Superstore gets backing from political hopeful


The Ethical Superstore has grown from strength to strength over recent years, as the public has become increasingly aware of its wide selection of ethically produced goods, ranging from groceries, through to electronic equipment, fashion and luxury items. _________________________________________
17 Mar 2009

Church wins second eco award


A Farmer’s Market at a Preston Church of England church on Saturday (March 21) will celebrate a unique ‘Green’ achievement for a church in North-west England. _________________________________________
17 Mar 2009

Soap star gets quizzing for charity


Eastenders star Kara Tointon is helping put the fun into fundraising by backing this year’s nationwide Quizaid during Christian Aid Week (10 – 16 May 2009), which aims to raise vital funds for the world’s poorest communities. _________________________________________
17 Mar 2009

Ethical ISA? A guide to the five best ethical ISAs


This year there are more ethical ISAs than ever to choose from, covering a range of different ethical issues with differing emphasis. Here are five of the best ethical ISAs that we have found. _________________________________________
17 Mar 2009

Competition launched to find church website of the year


Surefish.co.uk, Christian Aid’s community website has launched the Church Website of the Year competition, which is being sponsored by Ekklesia. _________________________________________