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  • Spotlight on Trinity Presbyterian Church (East Brunswick, NJ)

    Published August 22, 2014

    Garden dedication (photo credit: Alex Mendez, Home News Tribune)

    Trinity Presbyterian Church in East Brunswick, NJ has about 350 members, is located about 45 minutes from New York City, and integrates care for all God’s earth into all facets of their ministry. When the church was brainstorming about missional foci a number of years ago, including issues such as hunger and peacemaking, at first people thought environmental concerns were more peripheral to the church’s mission, reports Debbie O’Halloran, the chair of Trinity’s Earth Shepherds. “However, we then did the study,” she says, “and then realized none ...

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    From Eco-Journey

  • Bryce Bikes: update!!

    Published August 22, 2014

    Is this bike ride something I can do? 

     

    First things you should know is that I am not a bicyclist, strictly speaking.  In fact, I sometimes don’t even like it.  I tend to my body through lifting heavy objects and setting them down.  Repeat.   But I am is game for a challenge, and here is why: 

    • The opportunity to ride in one of the most beautiful places in all the world, Northern California
    • Time with other justice- committed and fun Presbyterians
    • The chance to raise awareness about the important, root-cause work of the Presbyterian Hunger Program
    • The opportunity to ...
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    From Explorations in Just Living

  • Spotlight on Montevallo Presbyterian Church (Montevallo, AL)

    Published August 20, 2014

    Functional art (bike rack) at Montevallo Presbyterian Church

     

    Montevallo Presbyterian Church is a small congregation in Montevallo, AL with a building from 1902. It sits in a university town and does great ministry for all God’s creation. The Green Team at Montevallo has active committee involvement from about 25% of the membership of the congregation, and great support from pastor Leanne Pearce Reed. When the church did some visioning and identifying core values a number of years ago, care of creation was one of the top core values that emerged, Reed says. Green Team coordinator Bill Peters’ leadership and ...

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    From Eco-Journey

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