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God’s Earth is Sacred—What It Means to be Christian and Care for the Earth

From the National Council of Churches’ Eco-Justice Program (http://nccecojustice.org): God’s Earth is Sacred (http://nccecojustice.org/resources/godsearth.php) is a book of essays by prominent eco-theologians, responding to the 2004 ecumenical statement that was the inspiration for the Opening the Letter guide (http://nccecojustice.org/resources/index.php#generalecojusticeresources). The fifteen essays … Continue reading

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Promised Land: An Ecotheological Review

By The Rev. Leah Schade This movie was not what I expected.  From the howls of the natural gas industry slamming the film and attempting to keep it out of theatres, I expected a movie depicting the big bad industry … Continue reading

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Fracking Ethics 101

Posted at http://www.eco-justice.org/E-120817.asp Fracking — is it a blessing or a curse? There are vocal and single-minded advocates on both sides. It seems to me that the reality is considerably more complicated. The lack of simple answers, though, doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Grandparent’s Day Eco-Justice Worship Resources

From the National Council of Churches’ Eco-Justice Program (http://nccecojustice.org):   Grandparent’s Day is September 11th. Celebrate this event on Sunday, September 11th with a special eco-justice grandparent’s service. Download “Healthy Aging for an Abundant Life” (http://nccecojustice.org/resources/index.php#environmentalhealthresources) for sermon starters and … Continue reading

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Lenten Resources on Eco-Justice

From the National Council of Churches’ Eco-Justice Program (http://nccecojustice.org):   During this season of Lent, we invite you to reflect on some of the many Biblical teachings that call us, as Christians, to be good stewards of God’s Creation and … Continue reading

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Eco-Palms: You Can Support Social and Environmental Justice on Palm Sunday

From the Presbyterian Church (USA):   More than 300 million palm fronds are harvested each year for U.S. consumption alone — most of them for Palm Sunday, but also for floral displays for church-related events. Your congregation’s commitment to purchase eco-palms … Continue reading

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