Posts Categorized: Restoring Creation for Ecology and Justice

Carbon Neutrality

Disasters (storm, flood, and drought) have devastating effects in Haiti… women, children, and the elderly, are really very vulnerable. The signs of climate change, such as temperature rises and atypical rainfall, are obvious and have devastating effects on agriculture… without adequate action, climate change tends to aggravate the damage caused by disasters and to increase… Read more »

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 »

Youth Find Environmental Justice Program Inspiring

Earth Covenant Ministry Creates Misión Verde This summer, Earth Covenant Ministry (ECM), based in Atlanta, Georgia, began a program called “Misión Verde: An Exploration of Faith in God’s Creation.” This program was designed for Latino youth to come together for a week and discuss the connections between caring for God’s creation, faith, and environmental justice… Read more »

Webinar on Earth Care Congregations and Energy Star

PC(USA) Congregations that are interested in working on earth care are invited to participate in a webinar from PC(USA) Environmental Ministries and ENERGY STAR for Congregations called “Earth Care Congregations and How ENERGY STAR Can Help” on Wednesday, October 6…

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Environmental Issues at General Assembly

The 219th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), which met in Minneapolis in early July, approved four environmental-related business items. An overture from the Presbytery of Charlotte entitled “On Lifting Up the ‘Call to Restore’ Creation” reaffirms the Call…

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