Posts Categorized: Congregations

Tread Lightly for Lent March 27

Action for March 27: The One Great Hour of Sharing offering is collected on Easter. Learn more about the PC(USA) OGHS programs: Disaster Assistance, Hunger, and Self- Development of People, which care for God’s earth in many ways. Learn more…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 25

Action for March 25: Order fair trade chocolate at from the Equal Exchange Interfaith Store for Easter and other occasions to ensure that child labor was not used and that the chocolate was grown sustainably. Learn more about fair trade…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 23

March 23 action: Learn about how to become involved with Presbyterians for Earth Care, an eco-justice network that cares for God’s Creation at www.presbyearthcare.org. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and take action…

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Tread Lightly for Lent for March 20

Action for March 20: Organize an Earth Day Celebration for your church on a Sunday near Earth Day, April 22. Find resources on the Environmental Ministries website. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice…

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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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More Eco-Justice Related Lenten Resources

There are many resources that offer ways to strengthen our faith and explore eco-justice during Lent. I have been featuring the “Tread Lightly for Lent” resource from Environmental Ministries, and wanted to let you know about several others. Presbyterians for…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 13

Action for March 13: Ask your church to order Eco-Palms for Palm Sunday. Eco-Palms are harvested in a sustainable way, and workers are paid a fair wage. Learn more and order on the Enough for Everyone website. Take part in…

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February 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes is the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries that is delivered approximately monthly. Sign up to receive Eco-Notes. February’s Eco-Notes is below. Celebrate Earth Day Sunday Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate God’s good creation on a Sunday near that date…

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January 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes, the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries comes out approximately monthly. Below is the January 2011 edition. Subscribe to Eco-Notes. Tread Lightly for Lent Observe the reflective season of Lent with “Tread Lightly for Lent,” a calendar from Environmental Ministries that…

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Compassion, Peace and Justice Training

PC(USA) Compassion Peace, and Justice (CPJ) ministry area will hold a training day on March 25, 2011 in conjunction with Ecumenical Advocacy Days in Washington D.C. The training day theme will be “A Justice Society and the Changing Role of…

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