Posts Categorized: Church Earth Care Stories

Earth Care Congregation Saint James stands with Lummi Nation

Saint James Presbyterian Church (Bellingham, WA) voted to protect the environment, curb climate change, and stand in solidarity with the Lummi Nation whose lands are at risk of being developed for a new coal terminal.The Mission and Social Action Committee felt called to take a position and the church signed the solidatrity statement (below). All… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: Towson Presbyterian Church

Towson Presbyterian Church gets locally active Caring for Creation has a long history at Towson Presbyterian Church (TPC), and becoming certified, and now twice re-certified as an Earth Care Congregation has challenged TPC to continue to grow in this area. The last few years they have used issues surrounding “Food” as a theme, a way… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: Jacksonville Presbyterian Church

Jacksonville Presbyterian Church is gleaning!    David and Lisa Specca are members of the Earth Care Ministry Group at Jacksonville Presbyterian Church. They own a vegetable farm, and along with providing great vegetables to the community, they practice gleaning! The gleaned vegetables go to support New Jersey hunger ministries.  If you would like to read… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: Westminster Presbyterian Church Eugene, OR

Westminster Presbyterian Church gets active! Westminster Presbyterian Church in Eugene, Oregon has taken significant strides to educate one another about the world around us. They are having a summer promotion of walking to church (instead of driving automobiles), and they have also started a nine-week program on Sundays called, “Walk to Bethlehem” with environmental education… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: First Presbyterian Church Franklin, TN

First Presbyterian Church: Memorial Trees First Presbyterian Church’s  Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study group has sponsored a program of planting trees as memorials, or to honor an individual, on their church property.  They plant the trees in late fall or early winter to improve the survival rates.  First Presbyterian Church is using Tennessee native species… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto, CA

First Presbyterian Church Palo Alto, CA On Earth Day, First Presbyterian Church celebrated in worship by making prayer flags for one of the low-water gardens on their church campus. The worship service was focused on their role in caring for creation and they used the following Psalm to guide them as they made the flags:… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: Trinity Presbyterian Church of McKinney, TX

Trinity Presbyterian Church celebrates being an Earth Care Congregation! As an Earth Care Congregation, Trinity Presbyterian Church of McKinney, TX, proudly celebrates the many great facets of this ministry! Some unique ways Trinity honors God’s creation are: offering reusable shopping bags with Trinity Earth Care logos; selling Fair Trade chocolate; providing ceramic mugs and eco-friendly… Read more »

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church

Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church: Kensington, MD On February 27, 2013, Warner Memorial held the first of three Wednesday evening Green Film Fest showings. When no one has signed up to dedicate chancel flowers, Warner Memorial displays green plants instead, and includes “The plants in the chancel today are offered to the glory of God in… Read more »