Posts Categorized: Congregations

June 19 Lectionary and Reflecting on “Dominion”

Rev. Peter Sawtell, Executive Director of Eco-Justice Ministries, sends out a wonderful weekly e-newsletter “Eco-Justice Notes” that reflects on eco-justice issues from a theological perspective. These weekly columns are inspiring, and I wanted to direct you to Rev. Sawtell’s most…

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Reflections from the Eco-Stewards Program in Montana

The Eco-Stewards Program for 2011 took place June 2-9 in Montana, with the theme of “Living with and from the Land on the Crow Reservation: Sustainability and Reconciliation through Agriculture, Health and Green Building.”  I had the joy of taking part in the weeklong event, which involved 12 young adult participants and several leaders from… Read more »

Mountaintop Removal DVD and Worship Resource

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program sent the following email, announcing an exciting DVD giveaway opportunity, and a new worship resource. “The land is mine; with me you are but aliens and tenants.” Lev 25:23 God’s Creation is a…

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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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Celebrate World Environment Day on June 5

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on June 5. If your church didn’t have the chance to celebrate Earth Day Sunday this year, or if you’d like to take another Sunday to focus on God’s creation, this is another natural…

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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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Join the Environmental Ministries Action Network

Are you active in an environmental stewardship ministry in your church or presbytery? If so, or if you would like to become involved, please join the Environmental Ministries Action Network (EMAN). Environmental Ministries is launching this new network that is…

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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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