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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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April 14, 2014

Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Caring for all God's Earth

Presbyterians across the country are entering this Holy Week journey mindful of Christ's walk and aware of our connections with God's whole creation. In this evocative time, how do we listen to and with the earth? How do palm branches, the stones on the path, the groaning of creation participate with us in this time of passion?

 

As you move through Holy Week, here are a few pieces I recommend spending some time with:

 

Palm Sunday sermon by Earth Care Congregation pastor Jeffrey Geary (White Plains, NY): http://revgeary.wordpress.com/2014/04/14/a-cheering-chanting-dizzy-crowd/

 

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February 8, 2013

Tread Lightly for Lent 2013 daily calendar available on-line

The 2013 daily calendar "Tread Lightly for Lent" is now available for download. Click here to learn more. Individuals and congregations alike are invited to use this resource as a daily reminder that drawing close to God and caring for God's earth go hand in hand. May your Lenten season be blessed!

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February 17, 2012

Lenten Devotional from Presbyterians for Earth Care

Once again, grassroots network Presbyterians for Earth Care has produced a timely, thoughtful, and helpful resource to help us think and pray about creation care as part of the Lenten season. This 2012 Lenten devotional resource is called "Feasting on God's Gifts; Fasting in Sorrow," and includes reflections for Ash Wednesday, for each week of Lent, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.

 

This Lenten devotional can be downloaded from the PEC web site. Reflections also will be posted on the PEC  blog before the holy day or holy week that the reflection represents.

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