Posts Categorized: Eco-Justice

Join a Delegation to Nicaragua!

From the Enough for Everyone Program: In January, the PC(USA) is sponsoring a Delegation to Nicaragua, where participants will have the opportunity to experience Nicaragua, Fair Trade and the church’s work there firsthand. The delegation is perfect for anyone involved…

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Stop Mountaintop Removal on Coal River Mountain

From the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program: Lands and water are essential parts of God’s creation. Through the land, God nourishes life and water links human life to the rest of God’s Creation. Creation begins with God calling life…

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Green Jobs and Climate Justice Webcast

GreenFaith is offering a webcast on green jobs and climate justice on November 12 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The webcast will focus on advocacy around the U.S. Senate climate bill and will include perspectives from Jewish and Evangelical leaders….

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Climate Witness Event in DC on November 5

For any of you in the Washington D.C. area, the PC(USA) Washington Office sent this email yesterday asking for participation in a Climate Witness event next week: The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Washington Office along with Church World Service, the National…

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Louisiana Wetlands

Bayou Blue Presbyterian Church in Gray, Louisiana has found a passion for hospitality and education. They invite volunteers at the Houma Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Volunteer Village to for dinner and to an educational program on the shrinking of Louisiana’s wetlands….

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New Reports and Resources on Climate Change

On the eve of 350.org’s International Day of Climate Action, there are several new resources and reports on climate change that I thought I’d share. A new report from the International Food Policy Research Institute states that 25 million more…

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Mountaintop Removal: What We Can Do

Earlier this week I traveled to Whitesburg in eastern Kentucky to learn more about mountaintop removal with the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Working Group. Having just been to West Virginia to learn more about the issue, I was interested…

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Poverty, Children, and Climate Change

The United Nations sponsors the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty every year on October 17. The day seeks to recognizee the struggle of people living in poverty, give folks in poverty a chance to make their voices heard,…

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Social Creed for the 21st Century

In 2008 the General Assembly approved the Social Creed for the 21st Century. This social creed updates the 1908 “Social Creed of the Churches” with new areas pertinent to our lives today. The new Social Creed affirms the need for…

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West Virginia

Last weekend I traveled to West Virginia to attend Turning Over a New Leaf: a Faith Community Green Event, which was hosted by the West Virginia Council of Churches and the West Virginia Presbytery. This event was an invigorating day…

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