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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 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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Climate Legislation Conference Call

The National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program will continue its series of conference calls on climate issues and legislation for grassroots leaders on March 1 at Noon Eastern Time. The call in number is 1-866-939-8416 and the access code is…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 1

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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Environmental Lenten Resources in Review

There are a lot of environmental resources for the 2010 Lenten Season. With Lent starting next Wednesday, February 17th, here is a rundown of what is available, including a new addition, for those of you who may have missed some…

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2009 Environmental Issues in Review

Burt Froom sent me this article that he wrote for Peace Meal, the newsletter of the Peacemaking Committee of the Presbytery of Philadelphia. The article first reviews the threat of global warming and then looks at the environmental accomplishments of…

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