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Celebrating 5 Years of Earth Care Congregations

This summer, 2014, marks the 5th year of certification for 14 of PC(USA)’s certified Earth Care Congregations. For five years, these churches have been growing ever deeper in their ministry and witness and for five years, the PC(USA) Earth Care

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Don’t Display Your Solidarity, Express it!

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Article originally published in the Presbyterian Outlook on November 15, 2016: https://pres-outlook.org/2016/11/dont-display-solidarity-express/ This is not a piece about Standing Rock and the water protectors. This is a reflection to expand the narrative of what happened during the clergy action visit to Standing Rock on November 3, 2016. For information about

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Celebrating 5 Years of Earth Care Congregations

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This summer, 2014, marks the 5th year of certification for 14 of PC(USA)’s certified Earth Care Congregations. For five years, these churches have been growing ever deeper in their ministry and witness and for five years, the PC(USA) Earth Care Congregation continues to grow nationally. At 139 congregations as of

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Communion and Climate Change

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This week’s mini-series is a collaborative effort with Ecclesio. Check out these and other articles at www.ecclesio.com. In our time of climate change, what does it mean to gather at the Table? Can our thanksgiving and intercession, our taking, blessing, breaking, and sharing bread, shape our response to the entire

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(Nothing But) Flowers – The Talking Heads

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In keeping with this week’s theme of eco-justice, the editors of Unbound would like to offer this tongue-in-cheek musical reflection by The Talking Heads about modern convenience, our consumerist society, and the earth. Keep in mind that this song and video were released in 1988 — the statistics given in

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“Fragile Eloquence” & Other Poems

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Poet John Jackson shares five creation poems as part of the Nov 2012–Jan 2013 issue “Hope for Eco-Activists: Discovering an Environmental Faith“. By John H. Jackson BONE TIRED Nature Bone tired weary From our Industrial assaults Ravenous greed The trees Have migraines Ocala 1993 WONDERING But now I am wondering

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Ocean: Deep Wonder, Deep Sorrow, Deep Hope

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Psalmists declare to “let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad!” Economists calculate the incredible value of the goods and services of the sea, such as food, flood protection, minerals and fossil fuels, and buffering of climate, in the tens of trillions of dollars. Over two million kinds

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Photography: Reinvention

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  Photography by Eleanor Bennett   View the entire Nov 2012–Jan 2013 issue, “Hope for Eco-Activists: Discovering an Environmental Faith“   Eleanor Leonne Bennett is a 16 year old internationally award winning photographer and artist who has won first places with National Geographic,The World Photography Organisation, Nature’s Best Photography, Papworth

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