In what may be a first of its kind collaboration, the Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Conference United Church of Christ have jointly appointed a Missioner for Creation Care, The Rev Dr Margaret Bullitt-Jonas.
At the Magazine, we’ve been looking at insights and reflections on the human (individual and collective) relationship with the created order. That could be nature, the environment, our use of resources, animals, each other, like the creed says – all things seen and unseen. In this piece, Harold Clinehens reminds us that the little things matter – a lot.
If we are serious about caring for creation, becoming responsible stewards who end ecological abuse and remediate past harms when possible, then each of those answers implicitly represents a call to action. Integrating science and theology is essential for wholeness, ethics, and earth’s future.
Creation care has become an important aspect of mission and ministry for many congregations. It is also an
Grace Episcopal Church in Silver Spring, Md. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)
opportunity for ecumenical and interfaith cooperation for many. Recently, Grace Episcopal Church in Silver Spring, MD was highlighted in an article in the Washington Post for their efforts. They are the the third congregation in the Washington area to enroll in a two-year certification program through Greenfaith, an interfaith environmental organization.
The Rev. […]