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#WorldDayofPrayer for #CareofCreation

Creation Justice Ministries Executive Director Shantha Ready Alonso said, “Prayer is powerful. Uniting in prayer will give us the spiritual strength we need to face the most daunting challenge humanity has known: to heal and restore God’s web of creation before it is too late.”

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Can we inconvenience ourselves a little?

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.

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Earth Day 2015: There’s #NoPlaceLikeHome

Today is Earth Day, and this year NASA’s social media project is #NoPlaceLikeHome – encouraging people to post photos and Vine/Instragram videos of their favorite places on earth. (They’ve also created a Facebook page, a Google+ group and a Flickr group.)

Huffington Post has published 11 prayers for creation, from a range of faith traditions including Judaism and Native American spirituality. Included, this Hindu prayer:

May the waters flow peacefully; may the herbs and plants grow peacefully; may all the divine powers […]

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TEC Climate Change Crisis discussion March 24 kicks off 30 Days of Action

Announced today in a release from The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs:

[March 18, 2015] The Climate Change Crisis, presented by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society on March 24, will address one of the most significant topics in today’s society.

The 90-minute live webcast will originate from Campbell Hall Episcopal School, North Hollywood, CA, in partnership with Bishop J. Jon Bruno and the Diocese of Los Angeles.

The discussion begins at 11 am Pacific and the webcast will be available at […]

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Greening the Church

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. […]

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