News and events

Will you pledge to switch to a green bank this Lent? Join The Big Bank Switch

Posted in: Blog, Campaigning, Featured
Date posted: 28 February 2024

This Lent, Operation Noah, Just Love, and JustMoney are launching The Big Bank Switch campaign. You are invited to join Christians around the UK who are choosing to align their money with their values by switching from a bank that funds planet-destroying fossil fuels to one that doesn’t.

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This Lent, Partner with Operation Noah to Take Meaningful Action on the Climate Crisis

Posted in: Blog, Campaigning, Featured
Date posted: 14 February 2024

This Lent, the staff and trustees at Operation Noah are inviting you to consider two brilliant ways to take meaningful action on the climate crisis. From joining our 10-day ‘No Faith in Fossil Fuels’ Prayer Vigil for climate justice outside the Houses of Parliament to pledging to switch to an ethical bank as part of our Big Bank Switch campaign, we’re inviting you to make this Lent a time of prayer, repentance and hope.

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Clare Fussell Appointed Bright Now Campaign Director; Reflects on Joining Operation Noah

Posted in: Blog, Featured, News
Date posted: 30 January 2024

In January, Clare Fussell was appointed as our new Bright Now Campaign Director. Having previously led The Climate Coalition, managed Christian Aid’s Campaign Team and served as Environmental Adviser for the Diocese of Bristol, Clare has an impressive campaigning background, and we’re excited to have her leading our team. Here, Clare reflects on joining Operation Noah.

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Job Opportunity: Fundraising Officer Deadline Extended to 11 February 2024

Posted in: Blog, Featured, Job Opportunities, News
Date posted: 17 January 2024

Operation Noah is hiring a self-employed Fundraising Officer for 14 hours a week. The application deadline has now been extended to Sunday 11 February 2024, 11.59pm. The contract period will be for an initial 6 months which could be extended with further funding. We are looking for an experienced and motivated person to work alongside our Campaign Director to ensure further funding for the Bright Now campaign.

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Operation Noah’s Top 10 Moments of 2023

Posted in: Blog, Featured, News
Date posted: 20 December 2023

Over the past 12 months, the Church has used its voice to challenge climate injustice, its money to invest in climate solutions and its power to stop funding fossil fuels. In our final newsletter of the year, we celebrate the inspiring work of campaigners to care for creation and to mobilise the Church and wider society to do likewise.

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November 2023 Newsletter

Posted in: Blog, Featured, News, Newsletters
Date posted: 1 December 2023

In our latest newsletter, we preview COP28, learn about a partnership between the Diocese of Leeds and the Woodland Trust, look back at our recent conference with FaithInvest, advertise our need for a Fundraising Officer, wonder why the Diocese of Chichester has voted to stay invested in fossil fuels and much more. Read the full newsletter here.

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February 2024 Newsletter

Posted in: Newsletters
Date posted: 29 February 2024

In our latest newsletter, we reflect on the recent ‘No Faith in Fossil Fuels’ prayer vigil, celebrate the Church of England’s Land and Nature motion which passed at Synod, advertise our need for a new Campaigns Manager, share some of the latest environmental news and much more.

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Operation Noah is Hiring a Full-Time Campaigns Manager

Posted in: Job Opportunities, News
Date posted: 29 February 2024

Operation Noah is looking for an experienced and motivated person to help develop and implement our Bright Now campaign. The Bright Now campaign encourages UK Churches to divest from fossil fuel companies and invest in climate solutions – working with partners in the UK and globally.

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Praying in the Streets for an End to Fossil Fuels

Posted in: Blog, Campaigning
Date posted: 28 February 2024

In the three hours I spent at the prayer vigil, I was reminded that campaigning, like prayer, is simultaneously unremarkable and powerful. The simple act of being present, of believing that change is possible – and of being willing to be part of that change – can transform a dull February day when our political system seems irredeemably broken into a defiant act of faith and hope.

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January 2024 Newsletter

Posted in: Blog, News, Newsletters
Date posted: 31 January 2024

January has been full of exciting changes at Operation Noah, such as welcoming our new Bright Now Campaign Director Clare Fussell! We’re also recruiting a Fundraising Officer and are looking for *four* new trustees. It’s all in this month’s newsletter, along with the latest environmental news, campaigning opportunities and more.

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Join us at the Lent Vigil for Climate Justice

Posted in: Blog, Campaigning, Events, News
Date posted: 11 January 2024

Starting on Ash Wednesday (14 February), Christians will gather in Central London outside the Houses of Parliament for the first 10 days of Lent as part of a 24/7 prayer vigil for climate justice. We will pray for creation, for our global neighbours, for our government and for change.

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New Trustees Needed: Experience in HR and Fundraising Sought

Posted in: Blog, Campaigning, Job Opportunities, News
Date posted: 11 January 2024

Are you a Christian with a passion for addressing the climate and biodiversity crises – and do you believe the Church has a vital role to play? Operation Noah is looking for new trustees, and we are particularly keen to hear from people who have a background in human resources or fundraising, or with the interest and ability to learn what is needed to be a trustee with responsibility for one of these areas.

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