All Earth is Waiting: Creation Care Advent Resources

By Cindy Haverkamp With just a day or two left in November, Advent is almost upon us! Please consider including a prayer or song in honor of the plants and...

A United Methodist Response to the National Climate Assessment

Creation Care Connector, Cindy Haverkamp, reflects on ways for United Methodists to respond to last Friday's National Climate Assessment.

EarthKeepers lend a hand at the UMCOR West Depot

EarthKeepers trainees recently visited the Salt Lake City UMCOR West Depot and learned how the energy and generosity of United Methodists are deployed in response efforts when natural disaster strike. Cindy Haverkamp shares some of what they learned and how your church can participate in this work.

EarthKeepers Network to Care for Creation

Global Ministries EarthKeepers training is designed to equip, inspire and network United Methodists seeking to develop or deepen environmental initiatives in their communities. For the first time a EarthKeepers training is being held this week in the Western Jurisdiction with five participants from the PNW in attendance.

New resources to support Creation Care in the Pacific Northwest and beyond!

An Earthkeepers Training is coming this fall to Salt Lake City, UT and I hope to see you there! As the PNW Conference’s new Creation Care Connector, I see this...

Are Smoky Summers the “New Norm”?

As wildfire smoke continues to blanket much of the Pacific Northwest, Cindy Haverkamp checks in with churches in the PNW's hardest-hit district to discover how they are ministering to their congregations in what may be a new "normal".

Cindy Haverkamp joins PNW staff as Communications Associate, Creation Care connector

The PNW Conference Office of Connectional Ministries is pleased to welcome Cindy Haverkamp as its new Communications Associate. In this part-time position, she will assist in telling the story of The United Methodist Church in the PNW and across its global connection.

Engaging the Climate Crisis: a training for times like these

By Rev. Richenda Fairhurst When you look out the window in a standard American neighborhood, things look pretty good. Get in the car or take a stroll, and for most...

Local church effort brings nationally recognized Climate Speakers Network training for clergy to the...

Ashland, Oregon – For the past two years, the Climate Speakers Network (CSN), a program of The Climate Reality Project, has partnered with the Center for Earth Ethics at...

Beyond Prayer

By the Rev. Jenny Phillips I’m sitting in a coffee shop in Georgia. Rain is streaming down the windows, and the sky looks more like Seattle than Atlanta. My office,...