Every year my family talks about how we are going to make this Christmas season less stressful than the last. A season that should be about “joyful expectation” has become more about fulfilling expectations for gift giving. Don’t get me…Read more »
GreenFaith Resource on Sustainable Food
Does your church want to start serving more sustainable food, but you’re not quite sure where to start? GreenFaith has just released Restoring Eden, a guide to providing more sustainable food for your congregation. There are ideas on where to…Read more »
Thanksgiving for Food
Recently I have become more passionate about striving to eat healthy, organic, and when possible, local, foods. Eating to help my health and the health of the planet can be a challenge, but I have found an increasing amount of…Read more »
Is God Calling You to the Ministry of Camps and Conference Centers?
From The Presbyterian Church Camp and Conference Association and the Office of Camp and Conference Ministries: The PCCCA Focus Event on December 4th-6th will be held at the NaCoMe Camp and Conference Center in Pleasantville, TN. This program will give…Read more »
What do Presbyterians Think about Environmental Issues?
The May 2009 Presbyterian Panel survey, which was answered by a representative sample of Presbyterian members, elders, and ordained pastors, focused on the environment. From the survey, we now have some up to date information on what Presbyterians feel are…Read more »
The US Geological Survey has released a report that states that the United States used less water in 2005 than it did in peak usage years from 1975-1980. This information, released in a report entitled “Estimated Use of Water in…Read more »
Alternative Thanksgiving Ideas
Enough for Everyone, part of the Presbyterian Hunger Program, has produced the Just Living series, which helps people live out their faith in their daily lives in a way that honors the earth and all its inhabitants. One of the…Read more »
As part of the Green Pre-event for the Presbyterian Church Camp and Conference Association we had the opportunity to tour Heifer International’s headquarters and Ranch. Heifer International is dedicated to “ending hunger and saving the earth.” They offer many programs…Read more »
Join a Delegation to Nicaragua!
From the Enough for Everyone Program: In January, the PC(USA) is sponsoring a Delegation to Nicaragua, where participants will have the opportunity to experience Nicaragua, Fair Trade and the church’s work there firsthand. The delegation is perfect for anyone involved…Read more »
Camp and Conference Centers
Earlier this week I attended the Presbyterian Church Camp and Conference Association(PCCCA) Conference at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center in Little Rock, Arkansas. Before the conference I had the opportunity to take part in the “Green Pre-event,” in which representatives…Read more »