Environment

Environmental Resolutions to be Considered at General Synod 32

Barbara Darling

6/11/2019

The Environmental Ministries Team of the MACUCC is excited that there are environmental resolutions coming before General Synod 32.  We unanimously endorse these two resolutions: Let Justice Roll Down – Declaring Support for the Green New Deal and Affirming the Intersectionality of Climate Justice with All Justice Issues.  By declaring its support, Synod will proclaim the intersectionality of climate justice with all justice issues and offer a path of action and hope by which humanity can ...


U.S. Religious Leaders Issue “Religious Declaration of Unprecedented Human Emergency”

Margaret Bullitt-Jonas

5/10/2019

...The fossil fuel industry has spent millions of dollars trying to make the climate emergency as “unforeseen” as possible, for as long as possible, to as many people as possible. But the clock has run out. The time of reckoning is at hand. Foreseen or unforeseen, the climate crisis is upon us and it calls for immediate action.


Many Voices One Mission: Common Bond

Jennifer Kronholm Clark

4/24/2019

"Once a pair identifies the common bond on their cards, they share with each other to discover a common bond between themselves." — Jennifer Kronholm Clark


Cherish the Earth!

Barbara Darling

4/12/2019

Earth Day is this month! April 22 is the day set aside—for almost 50 years—to raise awareness of the fragility and vulnerability of our planet.


Many Voices One Mission: Cultivating Connections

Pam Arifian

3/20/2019

"The magic is in connecting their hearts and minds with wonder and beauty of the planet..." — Pam Arifian


Tackling the Climate Crisis Now: Clear Mind, Open Heart, Strong Hands

Margaret Bullitt-Jonas

11/16/2018

I brought two props with me: a globe and an icon.


Many Voices One Mission: It Happens Outside

Jennifer Kronholm Clark

11/14/2018

"God gave Creation over to humans as stewards, and it seems we’ve forgotten our duty to care for it." — Jennifer Kronholm Clark


Many Voices One Mission: Actions Matter, Now

Pam Arifian

10/31/2018

"The interconnectedness of justice issues and climate impact means that your action at every level matters." — Pam Arifian


Climate Change [Interferes] With What We…Care About *

Jessica McArdle

10/16/2018

* Quote from Professor Katherine Hayhoe, Climate Scientist and Evangelical Christian A blog by Rev. Dr. Jessica McArdle A few weeks ago, I attended a lecture commemorating the tragic aftermath of the 1918 Flu Pandemic. Millions of lives were lost. Yet instead of focusing on the dangers of highly communicable illnesses alone, the representative panel of disease specialists had a different take on what makes we humans susceptible. In short, pandemics don’t just erupt without explanation (though ...


Religious Leaders’ Symposium on Climate Crisis – A Few Takeaways

James Antal

6/11/2018

When the leader of one of the world’s major faith traditions convenes two hundred leaders who have given their lives to combat climate change, an endless flow of creative ideas, perspectives and projects emerges. I offer the following takeaways in the hope that they will be useful to all who share a commitment to restore God’s great gift of creation. We have been Given the Opportunity to Amplify our Ambition, Determination and Will One of the things that most struck me is that three of the ...


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