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Eco-Justice Journey

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

2022 Tread Lightly for Lent daily reflection-action calendar

New! 2022 Tread Lightly for Lent The Presbyterian Hunger Program strives to walk with people in moving towards sustainable choices that restore and protect all of God’s children and creation. As people of faith, we seek to “serve and preserve” God’s world. However, some of our collective choices have led to a changing global climate,… Read more »

January climate and creation workshops in Spanish

The new year started off strong with the offering of three workshops in Spanish and English on climate change and creation care resources. These workshops were offered by the Red Latina (a newly formed group of lay and ordained leaders and allies working to create holistic environmental ministries throughout Latinx churches), interfaith partner GreenFaith, the… Read more »

Reminder: virtual Presbyterian climate ambassador training this Friday!!

The Presbyterian Hunger Program is partnering with Blessed Tomorrow to provide the Blessed Tomorrow Ambassadors Program, to support our current and future clergy and lay leaders with training. In this training you will be trained and equipped to then write, speak and share: the links between climate, our faith, our personal experiences and priorities, the spectrum of solutions and their… Read more »

UNICEF Report: The climate crisis is a child rights crisis

World Map In 1989, virtually every country in the world agreed children have rights to a clean environment to live in, clean air to breathe, water to drink and food to eat. Children also have rights to learn, relax and play. But with their lack of action on climate change, world leaders are failing this promise. The… Read more »

Blessed Tomorrow Climate Ambassador Training

As you may know, Americans are growing more concerned about climate change. As they witness and experience impacts to their health, livelihoods, and communities, they are increasingly looking for guidance on solutions from leaders in their daily lives, including faith leaders. That is why the Presbyterian Hunger Program is partnering with Blessed Tomorrow to provide… Read more »

Equal Exchange: Living Out Matthew 25

As part of the Matthew 25 commitment, congregations and presbyteries pledge to embrace one or more of these three areas of focus: Building congregational vitality by deepening and energizing our faith and growing as joyful leaders and disciples actively engaged with our community as we share the gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed…. Read more »

Returning To Where Everything Started

Chainlink fence with prayer ribbons As people of faith concerned about the climate crisis, there are two origin stories that may guide and concern us as we ponder how we ought to live in the world today. One is the Genesis story, which establishes our faith in the God of Creation, and our particular role in nature. Another, is the… Read more »

Being Salmon, Being Human

Book Cover A COP26 Virtual Performance The virtual Green Zone at COP26 is offering the opportunity to see the acclaimed storytelling and yoik (musical tradition of the indigenous people of Norway) performance “Being Salmon, Being Human” is inspired by Dr. Martin Lee Mueller’s award-winning book by the same name. The performance takes us on a journey through… Read more »

COP26: Consumer Impacts and Climate Change

Plastic Fast Facts Graphic As consumers it’s important that we see the connection between our choices and their impact on the environment. Consumers are responsible for 60-70% of all direct and indirect emissions. While It is important to keep in mind that this impact varies, depending on income level (research suggests there is at least a 10-fold difference in… Read more »