Posts Categorized: Oil Spill

The Power of Community and Agency to Transform Society

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization By Jennifer Evans, mission specialist for the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP)   During PHP’s spring advisory committee meeting, we visited one of our newest grant partners, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) in Chicago. In this predominantly Mexican-American community, their office is located in the Little Village neighborhood and appears… Read more »

‘Defend the Gulf’ Raises Awareness of Continuing Gulf Coast Clean-Up

While most might have put the disaster of the 2010 BP Oil Spill behind them, others are looking for ways create a proactive eco-justice response. After the Spill is “a project of faith communities in the Gulf and across North America committed to long-term Gulf restoration following the BP oil spill disaster.”  The program is… Read more »

After the Spill Gulf Coast Update Call June 30

After the Spill sent the following invitation to join a conference call for an update on the Gulf Coast following the 2010 oil spill.  After the Spill is an interfaith response to the oil spill. You are invited to join After the Spill and the Gulf Restoration Network next Thursday, June 30 at 3:00 pm EST/2:00… Read more »

Call for Restoration and Renewal for the Gulf

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program sent the following action alert: Through the waters of our Baptism we are reborn into the spirit and the community of Christ’s Holy Church. As faithful members of that community we are called…

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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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April 2011 Eco-Notes

Eco-Notes is the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries that is delivered approximately monthly. Sign up to receive Eco-Notes. The April edition of Eco-Notes is below. Celebrate Earth Day Sunday We’re called to work for environmental justice for God’s earth and people…

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Food and Faith Posts

Food and Faith, the blog of the Presbyterian Hunger Program, recently posted a moving essay by Dr. Ellen Davis “A Living Creature: A Biblical Perspective on Land Care and Use,” which links our treatment of the land, our industrialized food…

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Help Heal the Gulf Coast

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program sent the following action alert: It’s been more than six months since the beginning of the Gulf Coast oil spill. Even though the well has been capped, communities are still suffering, God’s creatures…

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