Eco group


  • Recycling Paper at St Francis

    Our landfills are filling up at a rapid pace as the National Environmental Department tries to get to their target of zero waste by 2020.  It has been reported in…

  • Report on our Eco-Brick Recycling Initiative

    This involves creating eco-bricks from 2litre plastic bottles by filling them with plastic and stamping down the contents so that the bottle is firm and weighs at least 1.5 kgs.…

  • St Francis Of Assisi, Parkview Goes Solar

    Report on Installation of a PV System at the Church in 2019 The system The parish ECO group has since 2014 been investigating the feasibility and cost of installing a…

  • ECO Congregation Report to Council and JAEI – 2019

    St Francis, Parkview Eco themes, including hymns, feature regularly in our services, including in particular the Season of Creation. The monthly Environmental prayer diary is circulated to all parishioners. We…

  • Calm, rustic contemplation – A flower display by Kenneth Jackson

    Congratulations to our very own organist Kenneth Jackson who recently participated in the Johannesburg International Flower Show which took place at the Mall of Africa on the 30 Oct 2019…

  • USING ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANING PRODUCTS

    The St Francis Eco group has identified that using eco-friendly cleaning products is very beneficial to maintaining a sustainable, healthy environment. Karen van den Heever, a member of the group…

  • Breaking Bread on Melville Koppies

    Some lovely images taken by Karen Cloete at the Koppies Service on May 5th 2019.

  • Environmental Matters, The Ronnie Bin

    The awareness of the impact of our modern lifestyle on the environment has never been more in focus than it has been during the past few years.  Hot on the…

  • Pope Francis called for radical transformation

    Pope Francis this week released his Encyclical on Climate Change. In it he called for a radical transformation of politics, economics and individual lifestyles to confront environmental degradation and climate…

  • Ishmael the Gorilla

    Ishmael the Gorilla has appeared a few times in the sermons of Revd. Tim Gray.  In this period around World Environment Day, you might be interested in more information about…