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Young United Methodists adopt petitions for General Conference

Overwhelmingly approve unity statement

Petition concerns include socially responsible investing, environment, human sexuality. read more »

August 15, 2014

EPA’s Clean Power Plan praised

Faith leaders show support through prayer, public witness

9 Christian denominations, Baha’i, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Unitarian Universalist traditions urge EPA to finalize climate safeguards. read more »

July 30, 2014

Interfaith Summit on Climate Change Sept. 21-22

World Council of Churches, Religions for Peace hosts

30 religious leaders to gather in New York prior to U.N. Climate Summit. read more »

July 22, 2014

Faithful call on climate change

Sign petition declaring moral obligation to act with urgency

U.N. Climate Summit to catalyze action on climate change prior to 2015 framework convention. read more »

July 11, 2014

Going green

Technology advances help United Methodists care for God’s good creation

United Methodist Building, Highland UMC, Raleigh, N.C., among many trying to improve environmental stewardship. read more »

by Michael Moore and Wayne Rhodes
on July 03, 2014

EPA Clean Power Plan ‘much needed’

Social-justice agency says 'much-overdue commitment'

For first time would cut carbon pollution from existing power plants, largest source of greenhouse gasses. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on June 03, 2014

Proposed rule important step to reduce carbon pollution

The adverse impacts of global climate change disproportionately affect individuals and nations least responsible for the emissions. We therefore support efforts of all governments to require mandatory reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and call on individuals, congregations, businesses, industries and communities to reduce their emissions
(¶160.D, 2012 Book of... read more»

June 02, 2014

A ‘sobering reminder’

Report documents wide-ranging effects on communities across U.S.

National Climate Assessment valuable resource on impact of overconsumption, according to social-justice agency. read more »

May 13, 2014

A prayer for creation

Give thanks for beauty of God's creation, sacredness of water

April 24 webinar will look at ‘Sacredness of Water,’ provide chance to learn from others engaged in creation ministries. read more »

by John Hill
on April 22, 2014

Water, Holy Water - Earth Day 2014 Congregational Resource

This year's Earth Day resource is entitled Water, Holy Water and focuses on God's sacred gift of water.  Water is the cradle of life, expression of God’s grace. “Just as water is the essence of all life, water is also the primary element in... read more »

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