Posts Categorized: Earth Care Congregations

Earth Care Congregations celebrating Earth Day 2016: Westminster Presbyterian Church (Wilmington)

In a variety of ways, all across the country, Presbyterians celebrated Earth Day. In small and large congregations, in community celebrations or in church worship, certified Earth Care Congregations used the opportunity of Earth Day as a way to care for God’s good creation. Westminster Presbyterian Church (Wilmington, DE), Earth Day Extravaganza Westminster’s Earth Care… Read more »

Earth Care Congregations celebrating Earth Day 2016: Kirk of Kildaire

In a variety of ways, all across the country, Presbyterians celebrated Earth Day. In small and large congregations, in community celebrations or in church worship, certified Earth Care Congregations used the opportunity of Earth Day as a way to care for God’s good creation. Here are four snapshots, sharing one a day over the next… Read more »

New Life Presbyterian Church: Earth Care Updates

  New Life Presbyterian Church (formerly North Como Presbyterian Church, and Knox Presbyterian Church) in Roseville, MN continues their faithful earth care work. They continue to make great strides in worship, education, facilities, and outreach activities. In addition to recycling, fair trade coffee, sharing their building, here are some of their accomplishments: Last fall, members… Read more »

Teen Green Lawn Care Service

  Noah Wilding is a rising sophomore at Trinity High School who is fully committed to ending climate change.  He is operating a totally green lawn care business.  He has a solar panel for charging his electric mower, trimmer, and weedwacker, and he rides his bike to his mowing jobs, pulling his equipment in a… Read more »

Eco-Mission Trip: Earth Care Couple travels to El Salvador

  Chuck and Ruth Dow, members of PC(USA) Earth Care Congregation River Glen Presbyterian Church (Naperville, IL), recently returned from a mission trip to El Salvador. They taught nutrition, gardening (including container gardening), and solar cooking (with a foldable solar cooker they designed and can teach people how to make and use, with a cost… Read more »

One Earth! One Family! Celebrations on Papal Encyclical

Last Sunday, in appreciation of the papal encyclical on the environment, local churches rang bells while other people of faith gathered in Rome for a global march. These efforts came under an umbrella called “One Earth! One Family!” and came from diverse people.   Members of Ridgefield-Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church (IL), a PCUSA certified Earth… Read more »

Releasing Monarchs for Pentecost!

On Pentecost Sunday, May 24, 2015, members of Christ Community Church in Cortland, NY gathered outside to celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit by releasing Eastern Monarch butterflies.   Rev. Dr. Janet Adair Hansen, Pastor, explains, “we’ve had butterflies as a theme all Easter season, and passed out information on having ‘butterfly gardens’ (with… Read more »

“Earth Care Day Camp” at Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church

Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church in Portland, OR last year helped to organize and host an “Earth Care Day Camp.” The team provided for transportation, a nutritious snack and lunch every day for the campers, and introduced the 16 youth and 9 children to themes of water, trees, watershed management, food gardens, pollinators, wildlife habitat, wildlife…. Read more »

Registration Open for Fall 2015 Presbyterians for Earth Care Conference!

Down-to-Earth Advocacy and Action September 15 – 18, 2015 Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, NC   Keynote speaker: Rev. Dr. Patricia K. Tull, A.B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of  Old Testament, Louisville Presbyterian Seminary Special Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. J Herbert Nelson II, Director,  PC(USA) Office of Public Witness   Join Presbyterians across the country who are… Read more »