Posts Categorized: Church Earth Care Stories

Church In Arizona Creates a Greener Congregation

Faith Presbyterian Church in Sun City, Arizona has been working tirelessly for 4 years on making their congregation greener. Ruth Mehl, chair of their Going Green Committee, submitted this story as part of the church earth care stories. Hopefully, this church will inspire others to make their congregation go green. Great interest in the environment… Read more »

Tennessee Church Tackles Environmental Issues with Community

First Presbyterian Church takes part in Community Recycling Event First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, TN joined forces with their community and other organizations to gather over 100,000 pounds of recyclable electronics. While raising awareness of how recycling can save the planet, the community of Jackson came together on April 30 to celebrate America Recycles Day…. Read more »

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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