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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 »

Book explores link between food, faith

‘Real Good Food’ presents justice perspective

Emory’s Ayres says taste important, but so is history of how food was produced and distributed. read more »

February 04, 2014

New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

Emory top ‘green school’

Cited by U.S. Green Building Council as best 'Higher Education Institution'

Recognized for innovative approaches to sustainability, environmental initiatives, commitment to Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design. read more »

January 08, 2014

Word from Winkler — At what cost?

There is no glory to be found in the destruction of God’s Creation, no matter how many members we add. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on December 09, 2013

Green roof sprouts on United Methodist Building

Sustainability programs implemented throughout building

Environmentally friendly, energy-saving vegetation absorbs water, filters pollutants. read more »

by Michelle Whittaker
on July 18, 2013

Creation Justice Ministries

National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program to branch off on own

Ministry focus remains working through education, training and public witness to protect God’s people and planet. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 18, 2013

UMW commends Obama on climate plan

Praises large-scale changes proposed, but concerns remain

Need to transform economy, energy needs and sources, and relationship with natural world. read more »

July 18, 2013

Carbon market crossroads

Harnessing global markets to confront climate change

Stimulating much stronger climate action requires creating real political will: a sense of purpose that simply does not exist today. read more »

by Nigel Purvis, Samuel Grausz and Andrew Light
on May 02, 2013

White House honors youth solar ministry

Partnership between Los Gatos UMC and Los Gatos Morning Rotary

2 United Methodists take an idea for bringing light to people living in darkness from their church altar to the White House in less than a year. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on May 02, 2013

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