Posts Categorized: Lent

Tread Lightly for Lent April 3

Action for April 3: Work with your congregation to protect God’s creation and become an Earth Care Congregation. Learn about the program on the Environmental Ministries website. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 2

Action for April 2: Do some spring cleaning today and give unwanted items to a local ministry for reuse. If you need a new item or clothing, buy secondhand. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn…

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Tread Lightly for Lent April 1

Action for April 1: As much as possible, eat local produce that is in season. Food that is out of season often travels hundreds or thousands of miles to get to you, using large amounts of fossil fuels for transportation….

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 31

Action for March 31: Turn down your thermostat 2 degrees. For each degree you lower the thermostat, you can save 5% on your home heating costs. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 30

Action for March 30: Learn about “Just Living” – answering God’s call to do justice and living simply so that others may simply live – on the Enough for Everyone website. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 29

Place a plastic bottle full of water in your toilet tank to reduce the amount of water used when you flush. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and take action to care for…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 28

Action for March 28: Plant a tree in 2011, which is the International Year of Forests. Learn more at from the United Nations website and about the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent”…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 27

Action for March 27: The One Great Hour of Sharing offering is collected on Easter. Learn more about the PC(USA) OGHS programs: Disaster Assistance, Hunger, and Self- Development of People, which care for God’s earth in many ways. Learn more…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 26

Action for March 26: Take time to experience God’s creation today, wherever you are. Share what you experience with others. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and take action to care for God’s…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 25

Action for March 25: Order fair trade chocolate at from the Equal Exchange Interfaith Store for Easter and other occasions to ensure that child labor was not used and that the chocolate was grown sustainably. Learn more about fair trade…

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