Eco-Justice

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October 19, 2011

Editor's note: A Portuguese translation of this article follows the English version and a Spanish translation is available here. Click here for an image gallery. Araides Duarte da Luz grew up in a migrant-worker family, living wherever...

October 17, 2011

The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would pass through six states, carrying diluted bitumen from the Athabasca Tar Sands in Alberta, Canada, to refineries along the Gulf of Mexico. Because the pipeline would enter the United States from...

September 21, 2011

Recently we returned from a trip to the United Kingdom, including a five-day visit to the island of Iona in western Scotland, a mecca of Celtic Christianity. At first glance, it was difficult to square our expectations with the modest...

June 16, 2011

The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) is looking forward to working with the faith communities in Africa on environmental issues, retired South African Anglican Bishop Geoffrey Davies said. The bishop's comments follow faith...

April 5, 2011

I am writing this on Ash Wednesday. This evening an ash cross will be smeared on my forehead. I will be reminded that I am dust, and to dust I shall return. I will be reminded that, like Adam, I was formed from Earth. Stewardship is...

February 17, 2011

Bishops of the seven dioceses in Province I recently created an "energy stewardship minister" position aimed at coordinating congregations' efforts at carbon footprint reduction through decreased energy usage, according to a Feb. 16 press...

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Care and justice for all creation is a core value of The Episcopal Church. Eco-justice ministries seek to heal, defend, and work toward justice for all God's creation and to respect the kinship and connection of all that God created through education, advocacy, and action.

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On March 24, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society and the Diocese of Los Angeles hosted...

On March 24, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society and the Diocese of Los Angeles will co...

"We are united as Christian leaders in our concern for the well-being of our neighbors and of...

This week, May 1-2, the Episcopal Church and the Church of Sweden will sponsor an environmental...

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The slow-motion tragedy of the gulf oil spill lays bare our collective failure as caretakers of God’s good creation. While unknown thousands of barrels of oil leak into the rich and diverse ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico, how are we as...

Eucharistic and animal blessing litugies, and other resources for St. Francis' Day.

The environmental crisis is at heart a spiritual issue. This Study Guide is designed to assist each parish in forming a Discussion Circle, through which each participant can examine the roots of his or her connectedness with God’s...

An independent, ecumenical agency that helps churches answer the call to care for all of God's creation, and develop ministries that are faithful, relevant and effective in working toward social justice and environmental sustainability.

A grassroots network of Episcopalians from around the United States, the EEN is helping the Episcopal Church, to advocate and articulate protection of the environment and preserving the sanctity of creation. This network extends throughout the various congregations, dioceses and Provinces of the Church and includes interaction with other Christian churches in the USA and around the world.

This network seeks to create an inclusive and mutually-supportive venue for Episcopal animal advocates with a variety of interests and gifts; and to offer our presence, passion, enthusiasm and resources to help equip the churches to give meaningful voice to every creature under Heaven, especially where neglect, cruelty, degradation and commercial exploitation are concerned.

This interfaith environmental coalition seeks to educate, advocate and mobilize the New Jersey faith community on behalf of environmental stewardship and justice. GreenFaith is a registered not-for-profit 501(C)3 corporation in New Jersey and is governed by a board of trustees.

The mission of Interfaith Power & Light is to be faithful stewards of Creation by responding to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. This campaign intends to protect the earth’s ecosystems, safeguard the health of all Creation, and ensure sufficient, sustainable energy for all.

This branch of the NCC provides an opportunity for the national bodies of member Protestant and Orthodox denominations to work together to protect and restore God's Creation.

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Kevin Noone, Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (and a research scientist in atmospheric chemistry and physics at the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University) speaks May 2 to the “Sustaining hope in the face of climate change” gathering in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Episcopal Church and the Church of Sweden.

Mary Evelyn Tucker, a senior lecturer and senior research scholar at Yale University and a co-founder and co-director of its Forum on Religion and Ecology gave the keynote address for the “Sustaining hope in the face of climate change” gathering in Washington, D.C., May 1-2, sponsored by the Episcopal Church and the Church of Sweden. She suggested that the academy (and scientists in particular) and the church must both change their stances in the face of overwhelming evidence of climate change.

The Rev. Stephanie Johnson, Province 1 energy stewardship minister, reads “A statement to our Churches and to people of faith around the world” from the leaders of the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the Church of Sweden (Lutheran) issued at the start of the May 1-2 “Sustaining hope in the face of climate change” gathering in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Episcopal Church and the Church of Sweden.

Produced by Trinity-Wall Street: Mike Schut discusses economy and environment in the Pacific Northwest.