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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 19, 2013

PCUSA Environmental Ministries and GreenFaith collaboration: webinar now available online!

Have you been hearing about the new collaboration between PCUSA Environmental Ministries and GreenFaith but not yet learned as much as you would like?

 

The informative, inspiring, and encouraging webinar about the GreenFaith certification program-- which gives PCUSA congregations the opportunity to become PCUSA Earth Care certified as well as receiving this interfaith certification-- is now available. It is an important first step to learn more about GreenFaith.

 

If you are in or connected to a PCUSA congregation and want to learn more, please begin by watching this hour long webinar. You may watch with your earth care team if ...


March 19, 2013

First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethtown, KY loves mountains!

FPC and PCUSA at I Love Mountains day

The pastor and members of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethtown, KY were among the more than one thousand people who rallied at the state's capital to declare love for the mountains and people of Appalachia. In a time where mountaintop removal coal mining is decimating communities, impacting the quality of soil, air, and water as well as human health, Presbyterians and other faith communities join in the cry for better care-taking of the people and the land of this region. This congregation is answering the scriptural call to care for God's world, a calling affirmed by PCUSA policies ...


March 4, 2013

Sunday Morning Sustainability: Earth Day Sunday 2013

"Sunday Morning Sustainability: Eco-Justice Impacts and Opportunities" (the Earth Day Sunday 2013 resource) is now available! Celebrate an earth care Sunday in worship and education through this ecumenically developed resource.

 

For this resource and earlier themes for Earth Day Sunday, go to the Environmental Ministries web site.