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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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June 10, 2014

Letters from Camp

Ever wonder what that kid remembers from camp?  More to the point, what excites them enough to share with mom and dad?  Check out some actual letters from campers.

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November 14, 2012

ZERO

As a teaching elder commissioner to the 220th General Assembly in Pittsburgh, I had a big time “wow” moment during a PowerPoint presentation given in plenary, “A Snapshot of Presbyterians.(1.2M)  It was this shocking statistic:  of the 688 GA Commissioners, ZERO were under age 25.   ZERO. 

Picture titled, "absolute zero" has a series of dials and measures recording zero

So, how shall we increase participation of young adult commissioners at future general assemblies?

General Assembly did take action on this issue.  The Review of Biennial Assemblies Committee’s item 04-01, Recommendation 5, (to create thirty-two young adult commissioners under age 36, 1 ruling elder and 1 teaching elder from each ...

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September 12, 2012

Farm the Land - Grow the Spirit

Check out how the PC(USA) has something to say that is transformational and relevant to young adults!  Making a stand for peace in our multi-cultural shared future.

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February 22, 2012

Ministry Widgets

I stopped selling ministry widgets years ago.  I know it’s a strange way to start a blog, but have you ever in your ministry felt like you were selling widgets?  Have you ever felt like a church or ministry of the church was selling you a widget?

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