Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) Blogs

Eco-Justice Journey

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

Climate Change Communication

Over the past year I have often heard the question, “How do I talk to someone who does not believe in climate change in an effective way?” I’ve heard this in groups of environmentalists, around the church, and at the…

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A Toxic Free Christmas

From Chloe Schwabe, Assistant Director of Environmental Health at the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program: Just as the wise men brought gifts for baby Jesus to pay him homage (Matt 2:1-12), we also give gifts to loved ones at…

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Faith and COP15

The United Nations Climate Conference, COP15, started yesterday and runs through December 18. The United Nations COP15 website allows you to watch webcasts from Copenhagen. The faith community will have strong representation in Copenhagen. Bill Somplatsky-Jarman, coordinator of Social Witness…

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Protecting the Mountains

In God’s hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are God’s also. Psalm 95:4 Last night I attended a fund raiser for Kentuckians for the Commonwealth’s work to end mountaintop removal mining (MTR). The evening…

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Other Faith and Environment Blogs

There are a few blogs on environmental issues that I thought I’d mention – Rev. Neddy Astudillo has a blog in Spanish called Eco-Justicia. Rev. Astudillo is the pastor at Parroquia San José, a PC(USA)-ELCA – Latino Ministry in Beloit,…

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Bell Ringing for Climate Justice

From December 7-18 international leaders will be meeting in Copenhagen in December to create a new international agreement to lower greenhouse gas emissions that will replace the Kyoto Protocol when it expires in 2012. To show your support for climate…

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Our Call

There are some people in the Church that protest that in working to restore and protect God’s Creation, we are actually working on a “liberal” cause that is not worth our time. We need to take the politics out of…

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Reclaiming Advent and Christmas

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…

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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…

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