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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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July 8, 2013

Earth Care Congregation Spotlight: Jacksonville Presbyterian Church

Jacksonville Presbyterian Church is gleaning! 

 

David and Lisa Specca are members of the Earth Care Ministry Group at Jacksonville Presbyterian Church. They own a vegetable farm, and along with providing great vegetables to the community, they practice gleaning! The gleaned vegetables go to support New Jersey hunger ministries. 

If you would like to read more about Specca Farms and their initiatives to end hunger, here is the link to the Presbytery story, which also contains a link to the newspaper story: http://monmouthpresbytery.com/2013/5537

 

Thanks for the amazing work you do, Jacksonville Presbyterian Church, and a special thank you to Specca Farm!

Categories: Church Earth Care Stories, Community Gardens, Earth Care Congregations, Eco-Justice, Environment

Tags: church earth care story, community, earth care congregation, eco-justice, environment, garden, gleaning


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