Posts Categorized: Environmental Health

Webinar on Healthy Aging

Chloe Schwabe, the Environmental Health Program Manager for the the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program sent the following information about an opportunity to join an upcoming webinar on healthy aging: “In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact…

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Honor Thy Mother with Gifts of Environmental Health

This weekend we will celebrate Mother’s Day. The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program is offering a couple of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day. A material environmental health gift for Mom: If you are looking for ideas for a homemade…

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2011 Earth Day Sunday Celebrations

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22. Presbyterian churches are urged to reflect on caring for God’s creation on a Sunday near Earth Day. PC(USA) Environmental Ministries promotes the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program Earth Day resources….

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Call for Restoration and Renewal for the Gulf

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program sent the following action alert: Through the waters of our Baptism we are reborn into the spirit and the community of Christ’s Holy Church. As faithful members of that community we are called…

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Mountaintop Removal Mining Reflections

Sharman Chapman-Crane, a member of the Presbyterians for Earth Care Advocacy Committee, lives in Eastern Kentucky where mountaintop removal coal mining is an everyday reality. She contributed a moving reflection entitled “The Valley of the Shadow: Loving Neighbors and Mountain…

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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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Living Downstream

Earlier this week I mentioned one of the presentations that inspired me at Ecumenical Advocacy Days. I also wanted to highlight the documentary Living Downstream, which was shown as a part of the Eco-Justice Track at the conference. Watch the…

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National Call-In Day to Protect Health and God’s Creation

Today, March 30, is a National Call-In Day to Protect Health and God’s Creation. Ask your Senator to support chemical policy reform. The following message was sent from the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program: This past week, I accompanied…

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Tread Light for Lent March 22

March 22 action: Observe World Water Day today by participating in the Tap Project to support UNICEF’s efforts to bring clean water to children around the world. Visit a participating restaurant March 20–26 or contribute $1 to UNICEF at www.tapproject.org….

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