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Eco-Justice Journey

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

Mountaintop Removal: What We Can Do

Earlier this week I traveled to Whitesburg in eastern Kentucky to learn more about mountaintop removal with the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Working Group. Having just been to West Virginia to learn more about the issue, I was interested…

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End Nationwide Permits for Mountaintop Removal

Help Stop Mountaintop Removal Valley Fills: When mountaintop removal mining occurs, the top of a mountain is blasted off and then the rock “waste” is dumped in the valley below, burying streams and killing aquatic life. Currently many mountaintop removal…

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Poverty, Children, and Climate Change

The United Nations sponsors the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty every year on October 17. The day seeks to recognizee the struggle of people living in poverty, give folks in poverty a chance to make their voices heard,…

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Social Creed for the 21st Century

In 2008 the General Assembly approved the Social Creed for the 21st Century. This social creed updates the 1908 “Social Creed of the Churches” with new areas pertinent to our lives today. The new Social Creed affirms the need for…

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New Hymn for CROP Walk Season

Carolyn Gillette has written a new hymn for blessing participants in CROP walks. Read the Presbyterian News Service article about this and other of Gillette’s hymns, or visit the Church World Service website to view the hymn and more information…

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