- 20th June 2018, 12:30pm-4:30pm
- See Facebook event for location and more information
Christians from across the UK and a range of denominational backgrounds will be meeting to pray at a site in Nottinghamshire threatened with fracking on 20th June 2018. Members of Christian Climate Action will be joined by local people in a prayer vigil from 12:30pm-4:30pm at a site on Tinker Lane near Blyth.
IGas has planning permission to carry out exploratory drilling for shale gas on the site. This is the first step towards fracking. The vigil will offer those attending a change to pray for the protection of creation and that fracking will not happen.
Caroline Harmon, one of those who will be attending, said:
‘We first visited Tinker Lane in the summer of 2017 and we’re pleased we can come back to support local people who are working tirelessly to make sure fracking doesn’t happen at Tinker Lane.
‘It is a mistake to explore for more oil and gas in the beautiful countryside when scientists tell us that we must leave 90% of all known reserves in the ground in order to maintain abundant life on earth as we know it. We will be praying for strength and perseverance for local opposition groups, and for the repentance and conversion of humanity as we seek to learn to live within our means in God’s earth.’