Posts Categorized: Lent

Tread Lighly for Lent Day 6

Day 6 action: Learn more about eco-justice: assuring justice for creation & all humans that live in it through the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program at http://nccecojustice.org. Share what you have learned. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 5

Day 5 action: Ask your church to order Eco-Palms for Palm Sunday. Eco-Palms are harvested in a sustainable way and workers are paid a fair wage. Learn more & order at www.pcusa.org/palms. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 4

Day 4 action: Ask your grocery store to supply more locally grown food. This will support the local economy & cut down on carbon emitted to transport the food. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on…

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Observe World Water Day

World Water Day, meant to draw attention to the importance of freshwater and to advocate for sustainable management of freshwater resources, is on March 22. The Ecumenical Water Network has prepared a “World Water Day Toolkit” for churches. The Network…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 3

Day 3 action: Pledge to not drink from a disposable water bottle during Lent. Carry a reusable water bottle with you. Keep this up after Lent! Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 2

Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and blog. Download the full “Tread Lightly for Lent” Calendar. Share about your journey while…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 1

Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and blog. Download the full “Tread Lightly for Lent” Calendar. Share about your journey while…

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Environmental Lenten Resources in Review

There are a lot of environmental resources for the 2010 Lenten Season. With Lent starting next Wednesday, February 17th, here is a rundown of what is available, including a new addition, for those of you who may have missed some…

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WASH for Lent

WASH for Lent is offering weekly reflections surrounding the global water and sanitation crisis for congregations to contemplate during Lent. Churches are called to prayer, study, and action surrounding WAter, Sanitation, and Hygiene. According to UNICEF and the WHO, almost…

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Order Eco-Palms for Palm Sunday

Does your church purchase palms for Palm Sunday? If so, look into buying Eco-Palms this year. Purchasing Eco-Palms supports eco-justice: Eco-Palms are harvested in a sustainable manner and workers are paid a fair wage. Around 300 million palms are used…

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