Posts Categorized: Ecumenical

Papal Encyclical Released Next Thursday

Next Thursday, June 18, Pope Francis will release his papal encyclical on the environment. While no one knows the precise content of the encyclical until it is released, it is anticipated that it will include messages consistent with the moral mandate to care for God’s creation and the understanding that poverty, hunger and environmental degradation… Read more »

World Council of Churches Efforts on Climate Change

Rev. William Somplatsky-Jarman, PC(USA) Coordinator for Mission Responsibility through Investment (MRTI), has long been at the table with WCC member churches working on earth care and climate justice. Attending every United Nations’ Conference of the Parties (COP) meetings since their inception, Bill and other WCC member communion representatives witness to the faith voice and moral… Read more »

Earth Day Sunday 2015

“Have you anything here to eat?” Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate Earth Day Sunday 2015 resource   As disciples of Jesus Christ, we commit to daily living out our faith. We do this individually, in community with one another, and with the rest of God’s creation. On this Earth Day Sunday, we reflect in particular on how… Read more »