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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 27

Day 27 action: Use cloth napkins at home instead of paper napkins. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and blog. Download…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Days 25 and 26

Day 25 (March 13) action: Try to eat food that is in season. Food that is out of season often travels hundreds or thousands of miles to get to you, using large amounts of fossil fuels for transportation. Day 26…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 24

Day 24 action: Go through your closet and give unneeded clothes to a local ministry. When shopping, only buy the clothing that you need. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly…

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Children’s Mission Yearbook Focuses on Water

The 2010 Children’s Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study helps children learn about many topics including discipleship and following Jesus Christ, children around the world, and environmental awareness. The theme for this year is “Out of the believer’s heart shall…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 23

Day 23 action: Do not put fats, oils, or grease down the drain, even if you have a garbage disposal. This can lead to clogged pipes. Source: http://www.butlercountydes.org/html/wastewater/PreventSewerBlockages.cfm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 22

Day 22 action: Turn down your thermostat 2 degrees. For each degree you lower the thermostat, you can save 5% on your home heating costs. Source: http://www.tvakids.com/electricity/conservation.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 21

Day 21 action: Reuse something that you would have thrown away today. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and blog. Download…

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Plan to Celebrate Earth Day Sunday

Celebrate Earth Day the Sunday before or after April 22 with resources from the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program: Sacred Spaces and an Abundant Life. Our worship spaces belong to God, and in them we have the opportunity to…

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