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Eco-Justice Journey

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

Tread Lightly for Lent Day 8

Day 8 action: End “phantom” loads: use a power strip to turn off electronics that use energy even when they are off, like TVs, DVD players, and computers. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental…

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Energy Star for Congregations Awards

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star for Congregations Program offers awards for congregations that have reduced their energy usage. If your church has increased energy efficiency over the past two years, you can apply to receive an Energy Star Congregations…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 7

Day 7 action: Avoid buying anything with extra packaging on your next trip to the grocery store. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our…

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Eco-Stewards Summer Program for Young Adults

The Eco-Stewards Program, started as a partnership between the Presbyterian Church Camp and Conference Association and Presbyterians for Earth Care, has announced plans for its 2010 program for young adults (~ages 20-30). For 2010 the Eco-Stewards Program is offering a…

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Tread Lighly for Lent Day 6

Day 6 action: Learn more about eco-justice: assuring justice for creation & all humans that live in it through the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program at http://nccecojustice.org. Share what you have learned. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 5

Day 5 action: Ask your church to order Eco-Palms for Palm Sunday. Eco-Palms are harvested in a sustainable way and workers are paid a fair wage. Learn more & order at www.pcusa.org/palms. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 4

Day 4 action: Ask your grocery store to supply more locally grown food. This will support the local economy & cut down on carbon emitted to transport the food. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on…

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Observe World Water Day

World Water Day, meant to draw attention to the importance of freshwater and to advocate for sustainable management of freshwater resources, is on March 22. The Ecumenical Water Network has prepared a “World Water Day Toolkit” for churches. The Network…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 3

Day 3 action: Pledge to not drink from a disposable water bottle during Lent. Carry a reusable water bottle with you. Keep this up after Lent! Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 2

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 the full “Tread Lightly for Lent” Calendar. Share about your journey while…

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