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Eco-Justice Journey

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

Oil Spill Prayers and Resource

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program has created a bulletin insert and resource about the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. The bulletin insert includes prayers about the oil spill, facts about the disaster, and ideas for related study. To…

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Deep Down Explores Mountaintop Removal

Mountaintop removal coal mining not only affects the mountains; it affects communities and relationships in them. This was the resounding message that I took from Deep Down: A Story from the Heart of Coal Country, a documentary by Jen Gilomen…

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Responses to the Oil Spill

Prayer: As the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues, Creation Hope has a new project called Oil Spill Prayer, which is asking that people commit to pray about the oil spill. You can commit to prayer, share prayers,…

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Green Congregations Workshop in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Green Congregations will be hosting “2010 Green Congregations Workshop,” an interfaith event on Saturday, June 5, from 8:30am to 5:00pm at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. If you are in the Indianapolis area, this will be a great opportunity…

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Eco-Notes from Environmental Ministries

Subscribe to Eco-Notes, the e-newsletter from Environmental Ministries that comes out approximately once a month. Below is May’s edition of Eco-Notes: Earth Day Sunday in Review Earth Day takes place each year on April 22. PC(USA) churches are encouraged to…

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Oil Spill Resources and Reflections

Over the past several days I have seen a lot of helpful resources about and responses to the BP Oil Spill that is ongoing in the Gulf of Mexico. Many of these reflections focus on the need for limiting our…

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World Fair Trade Day is May 8

World Fair Trade Day is Saturday, May 8, and celebrations of fair trade will be taking place for the first two weeks of May. Why celebrate Fair Trade? For starters, fair trade gives producers a just price for their goods….

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Oil Spill and Simple Living

As the oil spill continues in the Gulf of Mexico, I feel a bit stuck. I cannot remember such an ongoing environmental disaster. And what can I do? As much as I’d like to grab a bottle of Dawn off…

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Wind Power and Oil Rigs

It seems that there is always contradictory news to report. I smiled as I read the headline this morning that the country’s first offshore wind farm had been approved. This is a good step forward in creating more renewable energy…

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