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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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August 1, 2011

Plan Now for the Week of Action on Food

The following information was sent from the Presbyterian Hunger Program. Learn about resources available to work on food justice and eco-justice in your congregation during Week of Action on Food, October 10-17, 2011. Plan now for events in your congregation.

Presbyterians and the Food for Life Campaign action alert

As a Presbyterian, you are connected with Presbyterians and ecumenical partners around the world through our membership in the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA). EAA is a broad international network of churches and Christian organizations cooperating in advocacy on food and HIV and AIDS, based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Presbyterian Hunger Program ...

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July 7, 2011

Youth for Eco-Justice

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has teamed up with the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) to create "Youth for Eco-Justice." This program, intended for Christians from 18-30 years old, will take place in conjunction with the 2011 United Nations climate negotiations. After a two-week training and immersion program in Durban, South Africa, the youth will begin projects of their own in their home countries.

The application process is simple, with the deadline being August 15. This life-changing program is meant to focus on environmental issues and bring youth into the debate. With the environment ever-changing, hopefully the youth will be ...

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June 22, 2011

After the Spill Gulf Coast Update Call June 30

After the Spill sent the following invitation to join a conference call for an update on the Gulf Coast following the 2010 oil spill.  After the Spill is an interfaith response to the oil spill.

You are invited to join After the Spill and the Gulf Restoration Network next Thursday, June 30 at 3:00 pm EST/2:00 pm CST for an update call on the continued economic impact of the oil spill for Gulf fishing communities and small businesses. We’ll hear from oystermen, chefs and faith leaders on the challenges for fisherfolk, Gulf restaurateurs and their communities ...

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May 27, 2011

Big Tent Registration Extended

Are you planning on coming to the Big Tent in Indianapolis, June 30-July 2? There is still time to register. At Big Tent there will be many opportunities to explore how environmental stewardship and faith connect, including at the Peacemaking...

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May 20, 2011

Register for the 2011 Presbyterians for Earth Care Conference

Environmental Ministries is excited to be presenting workshops at and helping to sponsor the upcoming Presbyterians for Earth Care (PEC) Conference. Register now. Be sure to register by June 1 for Early Registration Discount! The event will be a wonderful...

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