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Litany for Earth Day

Sunday, April 22, is Earth Day! Below are worship resources from Unbound‘s organizer, Emily Morgan, followed by links to earth care resources offered by our partners. By Emily Hope Morgan   CALL TO WORSHIP (Based on Psalm 1:1-3) One: Truly

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EARTH DAY AND CLIMATE CHANGE: Review of COP25

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Earth Day 2016 was chosen for many nations, including the United States, to sign the historic Paris Agreement, negotiated at the end of 2015, to address global climate change. This was the most comprehensive agreement since the Convention on Climate Change was signed at the 1992 Rio Earth Summit.

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Earth Day Sunday

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I confess that in my recent years in the climate movement, even as I helped produce the 2020 Earth Day Sunday resource, I have experienced a sense of dread. God’s creation is groaning, as we are in the midst of a mass species extinction event, killer heat waves, increased suffering

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An Interview with Fern Cloud: Part 2

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Lee:Unbound curated a series of articles and interviews on the doctrine of discovery and it got a lot of interest and people wanted to know more and to hear the perspectives of Native people. Because I feel like people don’t know how to connect issues. We have kind of conditioned

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An Interview with Fern Cloud: Part 1

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My name is Fern Cloud. I am a member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Tribe on the Lake Traverse Reservation located in northeastern South Dakota. And I was called to a ministry in 2004 with the Presbyterian church here at Granite Falls, Minnesota. It's on the Upper Sioux Dakota reservation near

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Extinction

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I have been asked to reflect upon extinction. First, perhaps because I write during a terrifying global pandemic, my thoughts turn to the massive explosions triggered as comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 broke up and slammed into Jupiter in 1994. Jupiter is but a speck in space…but so massive 1300

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ONE BODY WITH EARTH: A Wake Up Call

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Many people are experiencing our most recent days as if we were in the movie "Groundhog Day", where the main character finds himself living the same day, over and over again, with no clear end in sight; that is, until he begins to acknowledge his faults, makes efforts to better

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Prepare to Celebrate Earth Day Sunday

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Editor’s Note: The theme of Creation Justice Ministries’ 2018 Earth Day Sunday resource, Sense of Place, dovetails excellently with the Ecumenical Advocacy Days theme for this upcoming weekend: “A World Uprooted”. It is becoming increasingly apparent that creation justice has major human stakes, as well as environmental ones. Next week,

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