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Eco-Journey is the blog of the Environmental Ministries Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It includes a wide array of environmental topics: upcoming environmental events, links to interesting articles and studies, information on environmental advocacy, eco-theology topics, and success stories from churches that are going “green.”

Author Rebecca Barnes is the Associate for Environmental Ministries at the PC(USA). She is a graduate of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary with an MDiv and Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) dual degree.

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March 30, 2010

Follow Up on Lenten Earth Care

Did you "Tread Lightly for Lent" and enjoy participating in earth care and learning more about eco-justice? Here are some ideas for further action and learning surrounding earth care. Please feel free to contact Environmental Ministries anytime if your congregation...


March 29, 2010

Tread Lightly for Holy Week

Tread Lightly for Holy Week. Here are some ideas: See if anyone at your church would like to organize a care for creation group to integrate earth care into all facets of church life. Environmental Ministries can help you get...


March 27, 2010

Tread Lightly for Lent March 27

March 27 action: Be mindful of how much food you waste & decrease this. On average, Americans waste 1400 calories of food a day, while 49 million Americans were food insecure in 2008. Sources: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0007940 and http://www.ers.usda.gov/Publications/ERR83/ERR83.pdf Throughout the Lenten...


March 26, 2010

Tread Lightly for Lent March 26

March 26 action: Dispose of hazardous materials properly. Improper disposal of items like paint, motor oil, & pesticides can affect water quality. Find a disposal site: http://earth911.com/hazardous/ Source: http://cfpub.epa.gov/safewater/sourcewater/sourcewater.cfm?action=Quick Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on...


March 25, 2010

Sign up for Eco-Notes from Environmental Ministries

Sign up for Eco-Notes, the e-newsletter for PC(USA) Environmental Ministries. The e-newsletter comes out approximately monthly. Here is March's e-newsletter, which was sent out today. Stewardship of the Land: A Christian Community Gathering Please join us for a weekend retreat...

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