For the Love of God’s Creation

Science article-inspired haiku and watercolor from a series by Seattle oceanographer Gregory Johnson. For the Love of God’s Creation By the Rev. Jenny Phillips | Illustration by Gregory...

Creation Care(s for you!)

Cindy Haverkamp considers the gifts of creation after a winter weekend spent outdoors.

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.

Happy Earth Day Easter!

Easter and the celebration of Earth Day occupy the same Sunday in 2019! What to do? Read on for Creation Care Connector, Cindy Haverkamp's creative, yet practical suggestions!

The Holy Week Holiday You’re Not Celebrating… Yet

Your plans are ready for Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. But have you prepared for Table Turning Monday? Table Turning Monday...

What’s So Scary About Bread?

By Rev. Jenny Phillips | Minister for Environmental Stewardship and Advocacy "I can’t make bread--it’s too scary.” This is what a colleague said to me...

Global Ministries to Commission New United Methodist EarthKeepers for Environmental Stewardship

Global Ministries will commission 67 new EarthKeepers from 23 conferences in an online service on November 19, 2019 at 8pm ET at Among those being commissioned is Barb Maynes, a lay member of First UMC in Port Angeles, WA.

Dakota Access Pipeline Urgent Action Alert

Many United Methodists, including the Western Jurisdiction Bishops, the General Board of Church and Society, United Methodist Women, the General Board of Global Ministries, and...

Church members join climate change march

By Linda Bloom | Sept. 22, 2014 | NEW YORK (UMNS) Gabriel, who is “almost 5,” was trying to stand patiently with his father, Tim Emmett-Rardin, a...

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...