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.
Nov 17th, Environmental Ministries and Presbyterian Hunger Program invite you to join the Food Stamp Challenge. Click here to learn more and register: http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/food-stamp-challenge/learn-more/.
I decided that, for me, this week is as much about my own thinking and empathizing and growth as it was a test to see if I could make it financially on such a limited food budget. I wanted to record my thoughts and feelings, and share them with you, as I experienced what it was like to be limited on food spending and choices this week. Here are my ...
The House Farm Bill now does not have the conservation focus nor the SNAP benefits that are so clearly needed for environmental and economic care. Please read this Action Alert from our Office of Public Witness, and take action!
Calling all youth and young adults passionate about eco-justice and photography:
The Joining Hands Networks of the Presbyteries of San Francisco and Cascades, and the UMAVIDA network in Bolivia are sponsoring a photojournalism contest and international exhibition focused on “Poverty, Pollution, and Solutions.” The competition is open to non-professional photographers from the US and Bolivia between the ages of 14-30.
The contest challenges participants to tell the story of an ecological injustice or a person or a group working on eco-justice issues in a series of 3-5 photos. The deadline for the contest is August 1, 2011. Find rules for ...