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Eco-Justice Journey

Opportunities and information for education, advocacy, and action to accompany you on your own justice journey.

Faith Leaders Call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Gathering of Delegates in front of COP26 sign The Presbyterian Church (USA) Office of Public Witness is one of many faith organizations signing on to a call that governments urgently commence negotiations to develop and implement a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty. Denominational staff attending COP 28 in Dubai will include mission-coworkers and staff for the Office of Public Witness and the Presbyterian Ministry… Read more »

Faith, climate justice and the UN General Assembly

report written by Rev. Fred Milligan, Presbyterian,  Act Alliance Global Climate Justice Advocacy Team member and local New York City volunteer for UNGA Week, September 17-22, 2023 This year’s mid-September United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) high level opening week featured two events that allowed the world to reflect on the progress made since the adoption… Read more »

Creation Justice Ministries Celebrates 40 Years

40th anniversary Prayer   Washington, DC – October 20, 2023 – Creation Justice Ministries, a leading faith-based organization dedicated to environmental advocacy, proudly announces its 40th-anniversary celebration with a Service of Celebration on October 26, 2023. For four decades, Creation Justice Ministries has tirelessly worked to advance environmental justice, representing denominations across Christian traditions and inspiring individuals nationwide… Read more »

Pope Francis Releases New Encyclical on Climate: Laudate Deum

Laudate Deum Word Cloud red and yellow words on black background Post written by by Becca Edwards and originally appeared on texasimpact.org. Pope Francis’s recent encyclical on climate, Laudate Deum, was released October 4. Laudate Deum serves as a follow-up to his earlier encyclical, Laudato Si. The timing of the release of this encyclical suggests that the Vatican hopes to influence the outcome of the upcoming United Nations… Read more »

Presbyterian Tree Fund Awards Grants

To live out the Matthew 25 vision , we have to build people power through genuine relationships, sharing financial and other resources with communities most impacted by poverty and racism, and supporting our congregations as they connect and stand with their communities. One way we are able to do that is through the Presbyterian Tree… Read more »

ONE HOME ONE FUTURE Campaign Launches for Congregations Nationwide

US Religious Groups Stand Together Across Faiths To Care for Creation and Our Climate In a historic moment, next week 29 US denominations and faith organizations, including the PC(USA) will join together to launch One Home One Future, a multi-faith campaign to strengthen vitality, relevance, and community connection across generations – to care for our… Read more »

Climate Ambassador Training in Spanish! Entrenamiento Virtual Gratuito: Cómo Liderar en el Cambio Climático y la Fe

Register here for this great opportunity to take this training in Spanish: https://ecoamerica.litmos.com/self-signup/ Code is “tierra” Entrenamiento Virtual Gratuito: Cómo Liderar en el Cambio Climático y la Fe ¿Sabías que más del 70% de las personas en los Estados Unidos dicen que están preocupadas por el cambio climático, y un 42% dicen que están muy preocupadas? pero… Read more »

Plan now to attend Oct 28 online free Climate Ambassador Training!

We are partnering with Blessed Tomorrow to offer a live, virtual Climate Ambassador Training on October 28th, 2023 from 12pm – 4pm ET / 9am – 1pm PT. The training equips you with the knowledge, hands-on experience, and resources to speak and take action on climate change in your home, neighborhood, place of worship, community,… Read more »

PHP’s 2022 Impact Report

There is an African proverb that says: “When you pray, move your feet.” For the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP), this is very much our philosophy. We must combine prayer with action to accomplish our mission to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes. We understand hunger as an extremely complex phenomenon with economic, political, environmental and… Read more »