Posts Categorized: Climate Change

Interfaith Power and Light Inspires

Last night I attended a fundraising dinner for Kentucky Interfaith Power and Light(KIPL). Rev. Sally Bingham, an Episcopal Priest who started Interfaith Power and Light, spoke at the event. She spoke of our responsibility as people of faith to work…

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The Story of Bottled Water

Annie Leonard, who previously brought us the online “The Story of Stuff” has made a new fast-paced online film that tackles bottled water. “The Story of Bottled Water” outlines how consumption of bottled water went from something considered laughable (as…

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Upcoming Faith and Environment Event in West Virginia

Please join us for Stewardship of the Land: A Christian Community Gathering, a weekend retreat on May 21-23 at Bluestone Camp and Retreat near Hinton, WV to encourage individuals and organizations to grow in faith and their commitment to earth…

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Follow Up on Lenten Earth Care

Did you “Tread Lightly for Lent” and enjoy participating in earth care and learning more about eco-justice? Here are some ideas for further action and learning surrounding earth care. Please feel free to contact Environmental Ministries anytime if your congregation…

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Tread Lightly for Holy Week

Tread Lightly for Holy Week. Here are some ideas: See if anyone at your church would like to organize a care for creation group to integrate earth care into all facets of church life. Environmental Ministries can help you get…

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Sign up for Eco-Notes from Environmental Ministries

Sign up for Eco-Notes, the e-newsletter for PC(USA) Environmental Ministries. The e-newsletter comes out approximately monthly. Here is March’s e-newsletter, which was sent out today. Stewardship of the Land: A Christian Community Gathering Please join us for a weekend retreat…

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Advocate for the Jubilee Act

Ask your Representative to co-sponsor the Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation. As part of Ecumenical Advocacy Days I advocated on Capitol Hill for the first time. I asked for comprehensive immigration reform, and for the passage…

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Support Eco-Justice with the TRADE Act

This past weekend I attended Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington D.C. It was an inspiring weekend full of people of faith who are concerned about fixing our country’s broken immigration system. I learned a lot this weekend about immigration, displaced…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 24

March 24 action: Walk, bike, or take public transportation as much as possible. If you drive, combine trips, carpool, and accelerate and stop slowly. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly…

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Participate in Earth Hour on March 27

Earth Hour is an initiative of the World Wildlife Fund, which asks individuals, businesses, governments, and organizations to turn off their lights for one hour to symbolically show their support for climate change action. This year Earth Hour is asking…

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