Posts Categorized: Lent

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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Tread Lightly for Lent March 15

Action for March 15: Pledge to stop drinking bottled water. Eighty-six million barrels of oil were used to produce and transport plastic water bottles in 2007. Take the Bottled Water Pledge from Presbyterians for Earth Care. Take part in “Tread…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 14

Action for March 14: Pledge to rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle during Lent. Adding “rethink” to the traditional 3 R’s can help us avoid activities that are harmful to God’s earth. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 13

Action for March 13: 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 and order on the Enough for Everyone website. Take part in…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 12

Action for March 12: Collect your personal trash and recyclables throughout the day. At the end of the day, survey your waste and think of ways to reduce. On average, Americans create 4.6 pounds of waste a day. Take part…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 11

Action for March 11: Do a water audit of your home: check for leaky faucets and fix them, and test your toilet for leaks by putting a drop of food coloring in the tank. If the toilet bowl water changes…

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Tread Lightly for Lent March 10

March 10 Action: Pledge to save energy at home during Lent. Use the Energy Star Home Energy Yardstick to assess your home energy use and get ideas to increase energy efficiency. Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten…

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Tread Lightly for Lent: Ash Wednesday

Take part in “Tread Lightly for Lent” this Lenten season. Learn about eco-justice and take action to care for God’s earth. Each day items from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and blog. Download the…

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February 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes is the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries that is delivered approximately monthly. Sign up to receive Eco-Notes. February’s Eco-Notes is below. Celebrate Earth Day Sunday Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate God’s good creation on a Sunday near that date…

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January 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes, the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries comes out approximately monthly. Below is the January 2011 edition. Subscribe to Eco-Notes. Tread Lightly for Lent Observe the reflective season of Lent with “Tread Lightly for Lent,” a calendar from Environmental Ministries that…

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