Posts By: Katie Holmes

“Renewal” Documentary Offers Inspiration

DVD Showcases People of Faith Working for Eco-Justice Renewal is a documentary with eight stories of how people of faith are working to create environmental justice. The documentary is inspiring, and can be used to involve more people of faith in this important work. The documentary has an accompanying study guide, which can be downloaded… Read more »

New Children’s Curriculum Coming Soon

“God’s Creation, Our Health: Taking Action Together” Will Connect Faith and Eco-Justice PC(USA) Environmental Ministries and the Office of Child Advocacy are partnering to create a new a 4-session curriculum to engage older elementary children in discipleship.  God’s Creation, Our Health: Taking Action Together, will be released in the fall of 2011.   The resource will… Read more »

Stewardship Pledge for God’s Good Earth

Earlier this month Presbyterians gathered in Indianapolis for Big Tent.  There I had the opportunity to talk with many Presbyterians involved in earth care ministries.  Rev. Lou Snead, pastor at Faith Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas shared a resource with me that I wanted to pass along to other congregations that might be interested in… Read more »

Support Human Rights in Colombia

Yesterday the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness sent the following action alert asking Presbyterians to ask Congress to vote NO on the Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Click here to call your member of Congress and ask him or her to vote NO on the Colombia Free Trade Agreement.   The human rights situation in Colombia has… Read more »

Eco-Stewards Reflection on Community Health Center

The Eco-Stewards Program for young adults, which took place in Montana in June, focused on connecting faith and environmental stewardship in the fields of agriculture, health and green building. Participants in the Eco-Stewards Program continue to post inspiring blogs with reflections on these topics.  Read the most recent post by Eco-Steward Dave Grace, which reflects on the formation… Read more »

McCormick Certificate in Environmental Ministry and Leadership

McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago is going to offer a Certificate in Environmental Ministry and Leadership, through a partnership with Faith in Place, a Chicago-based organization educating faith communities about clean energy and sustainable farming. The program is designed for…

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A Community of Gardeners

One of our visits to explore the connections between faith and environmental stewardship took us to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Billings where David Kimball and Rev. Brent long spoke with us about the church’s community garden and took us on a tour of the half-acre garden.

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