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Eco-Justice Journey

Opportunities and information for education, advocacy, and action to accompany you on your own justice journey.

Earth Care Gathering in Little Rock

This spring, Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, AR hosted a state-wide Earth Care Gathering in partnership with Arkansas Interfaith Power & Light. A key focus was on drawing down one’s carbon footprint and making an active difference in the world. Scharmel Roussel, an Environmental Stewardship leader at SPC, explained, “We learned that food waste, refrigeration,… Read more »

2017 PHP Impact Report

Hot off the press, read how YOU are helping to make a difference around the world through your gifts to the Presbyterian Hunger Program. Go to https://www.presbyterianmission.org/resource/2017-php-impact-report/ in order to download and share this piece to celebrate with us some wonderful accomplishments in 2017!  

Building the Good Life for All, new book available

Building the Good Life for All: Transforming Income Inequality in Our Communities By Shannon Jung   We hear a lot about the gap between the economically secure and those just getting by.  What we wonder is “How can we transform the income gap in our communities?” We know that this is the sort of neighborliness… Read more »

Riding the Blue Marble, new book available

Riding the Blue Marble by Dave Wasserman   The book is an illustrated meditation on faith, science and hope and it relates to Wasserman’s volunteering around a new resource from NOAA  called Science on a Sphere.  The sphere displays images of earth and its various systems, using data from our satellites and mathematical projections about climate… Read more »

Creation Care “bubbles up” at New Life

The Earth Care Congregation Certification is one of the many ways that the Presbyterian Hunger Program seeks to be faithful to our responsibility to care for Creation. The goal of the ECC program is to inspire churches to care for God’s earth in a holistic way, through integrating earth care into all of church life…. Read more »

Earth Day and Earth Day Sunday

How do you plan to celebrate Earth Day 2018? Some congregations may have already hosted an Earth Day Sunday or community Earth Fest while others are still planning their environmental film series, earth care lectures, or outdoor experiences. We hope you have seen two new resources to help you celebrate: Earth Day Sunday “A Sense… Read more »

Preparing to Support “One Great Hour of Sharing”

Presbyterian environmental ministries work and the Earth Care Congregation program are a part of the Presbyterian Hunger Program. Our primary support comes from the denomination-wide “One Great Hour of Sharing” offering. This offering is collected on Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. If you appreciate our church having a voice of caring for God’s creation, and/or… Read more »

2018 Tread Lightly for Lent and Eco-Palm Orders Open

Daily Reflection-Action calendar for Lent   In Lent, we reflect on Christ’s ministry, death, and resurrection. We slow down, take time, and examine our internal spiritual lives and the way we live out our Christian faith in the world around. This Lenten calendar begins with ways to prepare ourselves for the Lent and Easter season… Read more »

Advent blessings and Year-End Invitation

We appreciate all that you do–planting seeds and getting your hands messy– in your life, home, school, workplace, church, and community, as you care about justice for all people and all creation. We do this with our prayers, learning, action and advocacy, and also with our financial support. Because we are honored and humbled to… Read more »