Posts Categorized: Congregations

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day in May

World Fair Trade Day is celebrated the first two weeks in May in many places throughout the world. In the United States, World Fair Trade Day is coordinated by Fair Trade Resource Network. The theme for 2011 Fair Trade Day…

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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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Trees and Tweets for Peace

The following is reposted from Swords into Plowshares: Reflections from the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. World Sunday for Peace – May 22 As the sun rises on Sunday 22 May Christians and churches…

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Continue to Tread Lightly

As we continue to celebrate Easter and feel the hope and joy of Christ’s resurrection, let us continue on our journey that started as Treading Lightly for Lent. The last action on the “Tread Lightly for Lent” calendar read: “Contemplate…

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Food Justice for All Webinars

The Presbyterian Hunger Program is going to be offering “Food Justice for All” webinars. The following information is reposted from the Food and Faith blog. Do you enjoy eating fresh local food? Ever wanted your church to grow its own…

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April 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes is the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries that is delivered approximately monthly. Sign up to receive Eco-Notes. The April edition of Eco-Notes is below. Celebrate Earth Day Sunday We’re called to work for environmental justice for God’s earth and people…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 11

Tread Lightly for Lent action for April 11: Switch to non-toxic cleaning products like baking soda. It’s eco friendly, healthier for you, and cheaper. Learn more. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 10

Action for April 10: Have your next church event at a Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center and experience God’s creation. Book your event at bookaretreat.com. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and take…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 8

Tread Lightly for Lent action for April 8: Buy coffee from the Presbyterian Coffee Project, through Equal Exchange. This coffee is raised in a sustainable manner and farmers are paid a fair price. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent”…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 3

Action for April 3: Work with your congregation to protect God’s creation and become an Earth Care Congregation. Learn about the program on the Environmental Ministries website. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice…

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