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

At God’s Table, April 5-8

11th Ecumenical Advocacy Days to focus on food justice

More than 50 workshops will support ending hunger, improving nutrition, creating more just, sustainable food systems and protecting God's creation. read more »

February 08, 2013

Social Principles Bulletin Inserts

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has developed bulletin inserts featuring individual United Methodist Social Principles. The resource, designed to be included in church worship bulletins, can be downloaded for free from the agency’s website. The bulletin inserts are in two colors that will reproduce excellently... read more »

Caring for God’s Creation

Steering committee to be formed

14 annual conferences represented in discussion about expanding Virginia ministry to denomination-wide. read more »

February 13, 2012

Retreat for Creation’s Caretakers

April 30, Richmond, Va.

Experience to deepen understanding of relationships with God, each other and creation. read more »

April 05, 2011

Naked vegetarianism

A reflection on creation care

A spiritual and cultural transformation is needed to confront the 3 biggest problems in creation care: greed, selfishness and apathy. read more »

by the Rev. Pat Watkins
on February 08, 2011

Caring for Creation

Lake Junaluska Conference Center, March 31-April 3

Over 38 presenters, sustainable community to help faith communities become caretakers of planet Earth. read more »

January 06, 2011

Comprehensive response urged to Gulf crisis

Faith leaders identify 6 concerns for government to address

You can sign petition supporting letter; take part in national days of prayer. read more »

July 16, 2010

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