Posts Categorized: Lent

Earth Day Reflection and Prayer

This year Earth Day and Good Friday fall on the same day, April 22. Read the reflection, “Good Friday and Earth Day: A Providential Convergence” by William P. Brown and Stanley P. Saunders, who teach at Columbia Theological Seminary and…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 21

Action for April 21: Check your doors and windows for leaks with a ribbon or feather and add weather stripping if necessary. Learn more about home sealing at on the Energy Star website. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent”…

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One Year Anniversary of the Gulf Coast Oil Spill

One year ago today, on April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers and started an oil spill that lasted almost three months. Though the mainstream news focus long-ago…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 20

Action for April 20: Take action to end the root causes of hunger, many of which are linked to environmental justice issues. Visit the Presbyterian Hunger Program Take Action page to get started. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent”…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 19

Action for April 19: Never dump anything down a storm drain, and find a proper disposal site for household hazardous wastes like paints, motor oil, and pesticides on the earth911 website. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 18

Action for April 18: Help reduce the number— approximately 100 billion— of single use plastic bags used each year in the U.S. Carry reusable bags with you. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 17

Action for April 17: Find resources for incorporating earth care into your worship from the Web of Creation. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and take action to care for God’s earth. Each…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 16

Action for April 16: Plant seeds for a garden, even a window garden. If it is too early to plant in your region, plan for your garden. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 15

Action for April 15: Learn about the Presbyterian Hunger Program’s Campaign for Fair Food. Ask grocery stores to address exploitative wages and working conditions for farm workers. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 14

Action for April 14: End “phantom” loads: use a power strip to turn off electronics that use energy even when they are off, like TVs, DVD players, and computers. Unplug cell phone chargers when they are not in use. Take…

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