Want to tell world leaders in Copenhagen why people of faith in Kansas care about climate change? During the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 (COP15), the Danish government invites the entire world to send their greetings to the conference. Greetings are submitted here and are composed of 150 characters of text. The Climate Greetings will [...]
Yearly Archives: 2009
IPL introduces it’s newest program: The Carbon Covenant Connecting with faith communities on the front lines of climate change With this great new program, faith communities in the U.S. can partner with congregations in the developing world, most impacted by climate change. The projects range from preventing desertification in Cameroon to restoring deforested lands in [...]
Kansas IPL has pulled together some of the best resources available – to help you plan a creation-honoring worship service. This Sermon Resources List has everything you need to plan a creation-honoring worship service. Includes links to example sermons, hymns, and scripture resources.
… and what can we do about it? Saturday, October 24, 9:00 am—1:00 pm Village Presbyterian Church 67th and Mission Road, Prairie Village Please register ahead by contacting: Kathy Outlaw, 913-829-8394 firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, visit: www.AwakeningTheDreamer.org www.sustainablesanctuary.org The Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposium, developed by the Pachamama Institute and presented worldwide, is [...]
How can you equip your congregation to create a viable future for everyone? A Workshop for Clergy on EARTH CARE, SOCIAL JUSTICE, and SPIRITUALITY Awakening the Dreamer Changing the Dream Symposium Facilitated by Mike McCord of Unity Church Wednesday, October 14 9:00 am—Noon Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral 13th and Broadway, KC, MO Please register [...]
Join us on Wednesday, September 16th for: – Practical energy-saving tips specific to congregation buildings. – Energy efficiency upgrades that will improve your building’s performance and save money. – Financing mechanisms for energy upgrades – from new state rebate opportunities to performance contracting. This meeting is open to facilities managers, pastors, trustees -whoever makes energy [...]
By Ryan Singleton, DisciplesWorld contributing writer OLATHE, Kan. (06/20/09) — Last month, St. Andrew Christian Church in Olathe, Kan., hosted a “Cool Congregations” workshop to equip people of faith to become more ecologically responsible. The May 3 event attracted 32 participants from 14 congregations, according to Yvonne Huff, an organizer for the St. Andrew Group [...]
Is your congregation a member of Interfaith Power and Light? Check out our interactive Google Map: Kansas Interfaith Power and Light Member Congregations If you’re not a member of Kansas IPL, be sure to sign the covenant and join us as we put our faith into action to address climate change!
BY THE REV. RICHARD CIZIK Should caring for the environment be a major priority for people of faith? Only a few years ago, I would have blithely answered this question “no.” What changed? I changed. I realized I was violating the biblical commands “to serve and to protect” creation (Genesis 2:15). The Hebrew words to [...]
From the Catholic Register, the newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Salina. Click here for full story and photos. Clergy learn how to become better stewards of energy Written by Doug Weller Thursday, 07 May 2009 08:00 Concordia — Climate and energy shouldn’t be a political issue but a spiritual one, Bishop Paul Coakley told [...]