Posts Categorized: Lent

Tread Lightly for Lent March 24

March 24 action: Walk, bike, or take public transportation as much as possible. If you drive, pledge to be idle free. Idling for over 10 seconds uses more gas than turning off the engine and restarting it. Take part in…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 23

March 23 action: Learn about how to become involved with Presbyterians for Earth Care, an eco-justice network that cares for God’s Creation at www.presbyearthcare.org. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and take action…

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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 March 21

Action for March 21: Have a “Meatless Monday” today. Eating less meat can improve your health and the earth’s. It is estimated that the meat industry contributes nearly 1/5 of manufactured greenhouse gas emissions. Take part in “Tread Lightly for…

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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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Tread Lightly for Lent March 19

Action for March 19: Take an Energy Sabbath for at least one hour today. Turn off electronic gadgets, and take time to enjoy God’s earth and people around you. Think of ways to expand this Sabbath time in your life….

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 18

Action for March 18: Contact your member of Congress about an environmental issue. Use the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness website to do so. Urgent action is needed to protect the Clean Air Act. Learn about the PC(USA) Office of…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 17

Action for March 17: Replace one incandescent light bulb with a CFL. CFLs use 75% less energy than incandescent light bulbs. If you already have replaced all of your bulbs, offer one to a family member or friend. Take part…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 16

Action for March 16: Learn more about eco-justice: assuring justice for creation and all humans who live in it at on the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program website. Share what you have learned. Take part in “Tread Lightly for…

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More Eco-Justice Related Lenten Resources

There are many resources that offer ways to strengthen our faith and explore eco-justice during Lent. I have been featuring the “Tread Lightly for Lent” resource from Environmental Ministries, and wanted to let you know about several others. Presbyterians for…

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