Posts By: Rebecca Barnes

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 »

“Longing for Light” Advent PHP Post

Quick announcement that the PHP Post has arrived. Download your copy of this resource, with an Advent reflection, a centerpiece spread on “Disasters and Climate” and articles on refugees, affordable housing, Joining Hands consultation, and more!   PHP Post Winter 2017      

Register Now! Webinar on Environmental Justice (Tues Nov 14)

People standing together in support of Standing Rock Sioux water rights, photo by Neddy Astudillo   Register now to join Presbyterians and others across the country in a one-hour webinar to explore: Impact of Environmental Injustice on Low-Income and Communities of Color When: November 14, 2017 12:00 PM EST Race, class, and power pervade issues… Read more »

World Day of Prayer on the Care of All Creation (Sept 1)

Whether you want to choose a special personal devotional for some quiet time of day or some quiet space alone outside, or you want to choose some prayers or songs for community worship, there are great resources to help you praise God for the gift of God’s creation and to encourage us all in our… Read more »

Daily Living for Climate Justice

Personal Reflection I love the work I am blessed to do—encouraging Presbyterians to live lifestyles that reflect their faith values, celebrating Earth Care Congregations and our new Hunger Action Congregation program, partnering with amazing individuals and networks in the U.S. and around the world who are working to address root causes of hunger and poverty,… Read more »

Ministry in the Time of Climate Change: Reflection by Robin Blakeman

By Rev. Robin Blakeman, employed by the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, steering committee member for West Virginia Interfaith Power and Light, WV Presbytery Stewardship of Creation Ministry Team leader, Parish Associate at Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV Walking in the footsteps of greatness can be surreal, challenging and wondrous – all at the same… Read more »

Faith Advocates React to Paris Agreement Decision

Voices from people of faith in the United States as well as around the world continue to support climate change policies and particularly the Paris Agreement. These strong statements come in the aftermath of  President Trump’s announcement in early June that he would pull the U.S. out of the international agreement. An article published by… Read more »

PC(USA) Supports Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Presbyterians are engaged in their personal and congregational lives to care for God’s creation. They also engage in local, state, national and even international public policy advocacy. They ask for strong climate and energy policies–including the United Nations’ climate talks, such as those that resulted in the Paris Agreement. It matters to Presbyterians that public… Read more »