Posts Categorized: Justice

Equal Exchange: Living Out Matthew 25

As part of the Matthew 25 commitment, congregations and presbyteries pledge to embrace one or more of these three areas of focus: Building congregational vitality by deepening and energizing our faith and growing as joyful leaders and disciples actively engaged with our community as we share the gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed…. Read more »

COP26: Consumer Impacts and Climate Change

Plastic Fast Facts Graphic As consumers it’s important that we see the connection between our choices and their impact on the environment. Consumers are responsible for 60-70% of all direct and indirect emissions. While It is important to keep in mind that this impact varies, depending on income level (research suggests there is at least a 10-fold difference in… Read more »

Glasgow: Welcome to COP26

COP26 Signs COP26 kicked off in Glasgow, Scotland  this weekend and will run until Nov. 12. This gathering will bring together delegates from nearly 200 nations to work toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and slowing global warming. Along with world leaders, many other people turn out for the annual event, including representatives from faith and environmental groups,… Read more »

‘We are tearing down the Creation God has given to us’

On the eve of Monday’s dire UN climate report, the Stated Clerk offers Presbyterians for Earth Care words that challenge all of us to do better by Mike Ferguson | Presbyterian News Service Photo by Landon Parenteau via Unsplash LOUISVILLE — On the eve of a United Nations report released Monday that predicts dire and nearly immediate… Read more »

Fall PHP Post

Center Spread of Environmental Racism We are so excited to unveil the latest issue of the PHP Post!!! In the Dismantling Structural Racism issue you will find articles on… Global racism, colonialism and white supremacy Deep Links Between Racism and Climate Change Reparations Cannot Wait Resource Extraction and Racism We Take a Matthew 25 Stand PHP and Decolonizing Wealth POSTER… Read more »

Good Friday Reflection: A Face in The Crowd

Not at the foot but near enough the cross I stand, close enough to say I am. One foot in, one foot away. I take my place as witness on this hill called Golgatha, the place of the skull. Not a full five days ago, I stood in another crowd, hearing the Hosanna echo off… Read more »

Litany of Lament

by Jessica Maudlin, Associate for Sustainable Living and Earth Care Concerns, PHP Last week I sat on the steps of my front porch, listened to the sound of police helicopters overhead and watched on a friend’s Facebook live as a protest in honor of Breonna Taylor, a young black woman murdered in her home by… Read more »

White Fragility: Reflection from PHP Staff

As part of the Presbyterian Hunger Program, Sustainable Living and Earth Care Concerns purposes to accompany Presbyterians reflecting on decisions as an extension of their faith and values. As a staff we remember our own need for faithful discipleship through continuous education, questioning and discovery. Most recently we have done that by reading the book White… Read more »

Virtual Sunday School Offering

Presbyterians 4 Carbon Dividends and CCL’s Presbyterian Action Team are hosting a Virtual Sunday School on June 7th at 4ET / 1PT. This Virtual Sunday School* has been shared and well received with churches and PC(USA) organizations around the country. It covers: PC(USA) history on climate change action (going back 2 decades, with carbon pricing support over 10… Read more »