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National Call-In Day to End Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Protecting God’s Creation extends to ensuring justice for God’s people, with a particular focus on the most vulnerable. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) policies have consistently affirmed that as people of faith we are to seek environmental justice for low income communities…

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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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Tread Lightly for Lent for March 20

Action for March 20: Organize an Earth Day Celebration for your church on a Sunday near Earth Day, April 22. Find resources on the Environmental Ministries website. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice…

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Earth Day Sunday Resources

Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate God’s good creation on a Sunday near that date (which falls on Good Friday this year). The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program produces excellent Earth Day Sunday resources each year. This year’s theme…

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Young Adults: Apply to be an Eco-Steward

The Eco-Stewards Program is for young adults ages 20-30 who are interested in exploring the connections between our faith and environmental stewardship. The 2011 program will take place June 2-9 with the theme “Living with and from the Land on…

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February 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes is the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries that is delivered approximately monthly. Sign up to receive Eco-Notes. February’s Eco-Notes is below. Celebrate Earth Day Sunday Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate God’s good creation on a Sunday near that date…

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Sacred Soil Video

Brennan Pearson, a senior at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, created a video on the 2010 Festival of Faiths for his senior seminar course. The theme of the Festival of Faiths was “Sacred Soil: Foundation of Life” and the video includes…

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National Preach-In on Global Warming

Interfaith Power and Light (IPL) is sponsoring a National Preach-In on Global Warming on the weekend of February 11-13. The organization, which works to mobilize a religious response to global warming by promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency, and conservation, is…

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January 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes, the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries comes out approximately monthly. Below is the January 2011 edition. Subscribe to Eco-Notes. Tread Lightly for Lent Observe the reflective season of Lent with “Tread Lightly for Lent,” a calendar from Environmental Ministries that…

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Environmental Ministry and Leadership Certificate

McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago is going to offer a Certificate in Environmental Ministry and Leadership, through a partnership with Faith in Place, a Chicago-based organization educating faith communities about clean energy and sustainable farming. The program is designed for…

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