Eco-Journey is the blog of the Environmental Ministries Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It will include 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-Davies is the Associate for Environmental Ministries at the PC(USA). She recently graduated from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary with a M.Div. and Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) dual degree.
Tomorrow is the last day of March. The next few days are also the winding down of the very special spiritual season of Lent. Holy Week begins Sunday.
As I'm preparing for some end of the week teaching sessions, I'm enjoying these wonderful words from our Confessions and thought I'd share them with you. May your day be blessed!
Do you know some great congregations, Presbyterian entities, or individuals of faith who are working to care for God's creation? Annual awards to such folks are given out by Presbyterians for Earth Care (the fabulous, grassroots, membership-based organization of earth-keeping Presbyterians and friends). This year the awards will be given at the PEC Luncheon at the Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly on Thursday July 5th.
Next Thursday, March 22nd, religious and community leaders in Lima, Peru are gathering from 6-8 p.m. for a prayer vigil in order to oppose attempts to re-open the controversial multi-metal smelter, Doe Run.
Friends, we have a great new resource to share far and wide: a wonderful older children's curriculum on children's health and the environment. This engaging, thoughtful, and fun resource will not only engage children in our U.S. congregations to explore these important issues but it also invites them to connect to children doing the same things in La Oroya, Peru (through our PCUSA mission coworker).
I am very excited that this resource is finally online and available and I hope you are able to find good avenues to ...