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Pennsylvania congregation commits to nurturing nature

From Sept. 1 to Oct. 4, Christians around the world celebrate the Season of Creation. Some pray, some do hands-on projects, some advocate. It’s powerfully good work that’s urgently needed

Putting ‘energy’ into mission

‘In 2015, churches (in the U.S.) spent almost $10 billion on energy and maintenance of our facilities, and only $1 billion on missions,’ according to LIT’s founder Colby May. It’s a somewhat startling statistic, to which he has an answer. ‘What if we could redirect 20-30 percent of that $10 billion back into the $1 billion?’

Minute for Mission: International Day of Peace

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. (Matthew 5:9) Everyone can do something for peace. What can one person do to advance world peace? Elizabeth Meehan, an elder at Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church of Saratoga Springs, New York, learned. Eight years ago, Meehan wanted to get involved in peacemaking, a cause that touches the environment, equitable access to resources, hunger, and many other topics. Meehan gained the support of her church’s Social Concerns Committee, and the Peace Fair was born.

Congregations Answer the Call to Environmental Stewardship

Congregations answer the call to environmental stewardship Although the 222nd General Assembly (2016) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) ended nearly six weeks ago, Presbyterian congregations near the host city of Portland, Oregon, make a key theme of the assembly—environmental stewardship—an ongoing ministry.