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".

Celebrate Earth Sunday by Making a Climate Vigil Prayer Lantern for General Conference

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By Rev. Jenny Phillips Earth Sunday, celebrated in many churches on the Sunday nearest to Earth Day, can be a challenge for church leaders.  The...

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...

PNW Delegation takes on fossil fuel investment #GC2016

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Updated to correct vote count on Minority Report By Pam Brokaw May 20, 2016 | Portland, Oregon While United Methodists seeking divestment from fossil fuels mounted a...

People of Faith Care for Our Common Home!

  By The Rev. Ron Hines | Photos by John Hill, Jesse N. Love, and Jenny Phillips In their many Ways, people of faith across the...

Nurturing Elders: Older Adults lead the way in recycling!

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By The Rev. Elmer Bigham | Photos by Pastor Scott Klepach, Jr. Elmer Bigham is the driving force behind a very significant community ministry of...

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

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

Pastoring at the Crossroads of Science and Faith

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Laura Baumgartner, member of University Temple UMC in Seattle and candidate for ministry, shares how an internship at Earth Ministry is giving her new...

Good Friday for God’s Creation: Connecting Holy Week with Earth Day (resources included!)

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The Guardian newspaper recently launched a series that attempts to find a new way to tell the story of climate change. It’s a tough...

49 Scholars Call for United Methodist Fossil Fuel Divestment

Portland, OR—49 scholars, both United Methodist and teaching at United Methodist-affiliated institutions, have released an open letter to General Conference delegates, calling them to...

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