Posts Categorized: Church Earth Care Stories

Welcome to Environmental Ministries Summer Intern

This summer the Environmental Ministries and Child Advocacy offices are excited to welcome Jocelyn Kirk as a summer intern.  Jocelyn graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville this year and will start at Alma College in the fall.  She is a former youth elder at Highland Presbyterian Church in Louisville, and has attended five youth… Read more »

May 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes is the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries that is delivered approximately monthly. Sign up to receive Eco-Notes. The May 2011 edition of Eco-Notes is below. Join the Environmental Ministries Action Network Environmental Ministries is launching the Environmental Ministries Action Network…

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Greener Pastor Award to First Presbyterian Asheville

First Presbyterian Church in Asheville, North Carolina, which is an Earth Care Congregation, has shared some exciting news. The church has been received an Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM) Greener Pastors Climate Fellow Award. This award will help the…

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2011 Earth Day Sunday Celebrations

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22. Presbyterian churches are urged to reflect on caring for God’s creation on a Sunday near Earth Day. PC(USA) Environmental Ministries promotes the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program Earth Day resources….

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Church Earth Care Stories from Nevada

Recently I received an exciting update on environmental stewardship projects in Presbyterian churches in the Presbytery of Nevada from Elaine Noble, the presbytery’s Stewardship of Creation Enabler. Read about some of the exciting projects going on in the presbytery: Covenant…

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Tagging Turtles and Eco-Justice

Brad McFall, the Stewardship of Creation Enabler in the Presbytery of Susquehanna Valley submitted the following article and picture about a recent eco-justice oriented youth trip. You can find out more at the Tagging Turtles website. Presbyterian youth in New…

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Presbyteries Caring for God’s Earth

There are many presbyteries that have active committees or groups focused on earth care. These groups have different structures and go by many different names – environmental stewardship, creation care, earth care, etc., but they usually have the same purpose…

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Earth Day Sunday Resources

Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate God’s good creation on a Sunday near that date (which falls on Good Friday this year). The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program produces excellent Earth Day Sunday resources each year. This year’s theme…

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February 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes is the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries that is delivered approximately monthly. Sign up to receive Eco-Notes. February’s Eco-Notes is below. Celebrate Earth Day Sunday Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate God’s good creation on a Sunday near that date…

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Twice Is Nice

First Presbyterian Church of Urbana, Illinois recently became an Earth Care Congregation and shared a story about “Twice is Nice,” a thrift store that the church runs. First PC is located near the University of Illinois campus. Through the thrift…

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