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

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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Tread Lightly for Lent Days 17-20

I was away from computers for a few days, and am just now catching up by posting days 17-20 of Tread Lightly for Lent: Today, March 8, Day 20 Action: Learn about mountaintop removal & see if your coal comes…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 16

Day 16 action: Take a shorter shower today. Make this a routine & buy a low flow shower head. Older showers use 7 gallons of water a minute, versus 2.5 gallons a minute for low flow models. Source: http://www.fi.edu/guide/schutte/howmuch.html Throughout…

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Action Alert: Protect the Clean Air Act

An Action Alert from the Presbyterian Washington Office: In 2008, the 218th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) adopted “The Power to Change: U.S. Energy Policy and Global Warming,” in which the church not only re-affirmed its belief that…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 15

Day 15 action: Replace one incandescent light bulb with a CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light bulb). CFLs use 75% less energy than incandescent light bulbs. If you already have replaced all of your bulbs, offer one to a family member or…

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Music about the Environment

The I asked fans of the Environmental Ministries Facebook page (and a few other folks) to share their favorite songs (hymns or otherwise) about the environment or nature. These are the results: Under the heading of hymns or songs for…

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