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Register Now! Webinar on Environmental Justice (Tues Nov 14)

People standing together in support of Standing Rock Sioux water rights, photo by Neddy Astudillo   Register now to join Presbyterians and others across the country in a one-hour webinar to explore: Impact of Environmental Injustice on Low-Income and Communities of Color When: November 14, 2017 12:00 PM EST Race, class, and power pervade issues… Read more »

World Day of Prayer on the Care of All Creation (Sept 1)

Whether you want to choose a special personal devotional for some quiet time of day or some quiet space alone outside, or you want to choose some prayers or songs for community worship, there are great resources to help you praise God for the gift of God’s creation and to encourage us all in our… Read more »

Daily Living for Climate Justice

Personal Reflection I love the work I am blessed to do—encouraging Presbyterians to live lifestyles that reflect their faith values, celebrating Earth Care Congregations and our new Hunger Action Congregation program, partnering with amazing individuals and networks in the U.S. and around the world who are working to address root causes of hunger and poverty,… Read more »

Ministry in the Time of Climate Change: Reflection by Robin Blakeman

By Rev. Robin Blakeman, employed by the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, steering committee member for West Virginia Interfaith Power and Light, WV Presbytery Stewardship of Creation Ministry Team leader, Parish Associate at Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV Walking in the footsteps of greatness can be surreal, challenging and wondrous – all at the same… Read more »

PC(USA) Supports Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Presbyterians are engaged in their personal and congregational lives to care for God’s creation. They also engage in local, state, national and even international public policy advocacy. They ask for strong climate and energy policies–including the United Nations’ climate talks, such as those that resulted in the Paris Agreement. It matters to Presbyterians that public… Read more »

Connecting Social Justice and Earth Care

  Presbyterian Hunger Program is the program in which Environmental Ministries and Earth Care Congregations has a home. We believe that the root causes of hunger and poverty include the destruction of the earth, and that destruction of the earth is worsened by worsening hunger and poverty. PHP works to alleviate hunger and eliminate its… Read more »

Executive Order Dismantles Climate Protections

The General Assemblies of the Presbyterian Church (USA) for decades have passed policies that share concern for God’s creation, our obligation to be good stewards of the natural world, and our role in reducing energy dependence, promoting renewable and sustainable energy use, and otherwise caring for the earth. In the last few months, President Trump… Read more »

Protecting Human Livelihoods and Natural Resources

We hope that you know and follow the excellent work being done around the world in our Hunger Program’s “Joining Hands” networks. From resisting extractive mining practices that pollute creation and have poisoned children with lead in Peru, to standing with the Standing Rock Sioux to protect water, to honoring and saving native seeds in… Read more »

Presbyterian Hymn-Writer: Hymns on Water, related to Standing Rock

These hymns are written and copyrighted by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, with permission given for free use to Standing Rock supporters.    We Were Born Out of the Waters NETTLETON D “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”   We were born out of the waters that give life to all the earth. We were made… Read more »