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Speakers bring ‘code red’ and hope to Earth Care conference

From Tampa, Florida to Spokane, Washington, the primary speakers at Sunday night’s opening worship for the third and final session of the 2021 Presbyterians for Earth Care Conference could  easily find reasons to lament the state of Creation.

‘We are tearing down the Creation God has given to us’

On the eve of a United Nations report released Monday that predicts dire and nearly immediate consequences to human health and safety due to global warming, the Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II told the Presbyterians for Earth Care conference Sunday that it’s high time we started treating the Earth in a way that’s more respectful of the God of life, “who tapped us on the shoulder this morning and breathed another breath of life on us.”

Earth Care Conference spreads out buffet of events online

Presbyterians for Earth Care has a reputation for presenting its conferences every two years in appropriately picturesque locations such as the Presbyterian conference centers Ghost Ranch in New Mexico, Montreat in North Carolina and Stony Point in New York.

Native plants transform church property

A church planting project to protect Chesapeake Bay from stormwater runoff also turned the property into a sanctuary for birds and butterflies.

Race, faith and climate change

Black, Indigenous and Latinx people are heavily impacted by environmental injustice, and faith demands that we act.

Faith gives wings to calls for environmental justice

Keya Chatterjee was speaking to a crowd preparing to virtually walk into the halls of power and ask their legislators to do what many deem impossible: supporting legislation that takes decisive steps to stop climate change and address its impacts.

Caring for creation

There are 12 simple ways that congregations of any size can take to practice better environmental stewardship.