Posts Categorized: Events

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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Camp and Conference Centers

Earlier this week I attended the Presbyterian Church Camp and Conference Association(PCCCA) Conference at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Before the conference I had the opportunity to take part in the “Green Pre-event,” in which representatives…

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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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Reminder: Countdown to Copenhagen

International leaders will be meeting in Copenhagen in December to create a new international agreement to lower greenhouse gas emissions that will replace the Kyoto Protocol when it expires in 2012. These are crucial talks, and it is important for…

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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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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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October 24 is International Day of Climate Action

Scientists say that 350 parts per million of carbon in the atmosphere is the safe limit for creation. 350.org is asking people around the world to plan actions on October 24 to highlight the need to bring carbon levels down…

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Earth Day Sunday Resource from NCC Eco-Justice Program

Start your planning early for Earth Day 2010 (April 18 or 25) with the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program’s resource “Sacred Spaces and an Abundant Life.” This resource reminds us that everything in our worship space belongs to God,…

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