Upcoming Partner Events
"In an effort to encourage clergy to preach and teach on Christian ecology at least once a month, the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development and the Rev. Dr. Leah Schade have partnered to develop a new free resource called EcoPreacher 1-2-3. Drawing from Eco Bible, a Jewish ecological commentary on the Hebrew Scriptures, Dr. Schade, author of Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit (Chalice Press, 2015), provides sermon preparation for preaching about caring for God’s Creation that is short, accessible, and based on a solid biblical foundation."
"The Season of Creation is an optional season for the church year," (Let All Creation Praise). After beginning in Australia, this movement is now celebrated globally between September 1 and October 4—the Feast Day of St. Francis of Asisi. Check out the following resources for ways to incorporate the Season of Creation into your faith community's calendar:
Explore this resource hub for tools to explore religious and secular responses to environmental injustice. Image Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez / Getty Images
Cool Congregations Carbon Footprint Calculator
Interfaith Power & Light
"Measure the carbon footprint of your house of worship, your parish school, your retreat center, or your religious organization using our NEWLY updated calculator. The NEW report format now shows your progress from year to year. And you can create and name separate reports for each building you are assessing. Join the Cool Congregations Team by working to reduce your congregation's emissions."
A guide to researching, funding, and installing solar installations for Mennonite communities. Faith in Place is proud to have consulted on the project. Executive Director, Rev. Brian Sauder is available to consult Mennonite congregations who are exploring solar and are located in Illinois, Indiana, or Wisconsin.
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