Climate Blog — Coral

Leslie Lamphear, a Climate Advocate from First Presbyterian Church in Dayton, New Jersey, wrote this reflection after watching Chasing Coral, sampling for microplastics on a nearby beach, and hearing that 14% of our coral reefs were destroyed in 11 years due to climate change. Coral We eat. We drink. We drive. We covet. We consume. […]

Climate Blog — The Lord’s Prayer

THE LORD’S PRAYER, a responsive prayer from the eco-congregations in England and Wales, offered in song, word, and photography by the United Society Partners in the Gospel. We use this beautiful prayer to conclude our fourth session. You can watch and listen to it here. If you would like to download the words to use […]

Climate Blog: A Sign of Love

Fawn Palmer writes:        I am sending in a photo that was taken three years ago, May 14, 2018, at Churchville Presbyterian Church, Churchville, MD. These bicyclists are from PA Interfaith Power and Light. They stopped at our church for a midday meal in our Fellowship Hall. We linked up with Pa IPL b/c we […]

Climate Blog: Full Moon before Dawn

I sometimes wonder whether we are seeing the end of life as we know it or the beginning of life as we may learn to know it, in which humans live in harmony with God’s beautiful creation. As many people say, if we can get through the climate crisis and learn to live sustainably–even regeneratively–on […]

Climate Blog: Two Memorable Experiences

I was bursting today (Sunday 7/25) wishing for a chance to tell of two memorable experiences I had Saturday. Our local utility, LES, had a community energy event and Laurel and I had a chance to test drive a Tesla and a Chevrolet Volt. (Both were awesome but we actually preferred the Volt.) That evening […]

Climate Blog: Embracing Interdependence

I discovered lichen a couple of years ago and immediately became fascinated with their nature: a symbiotic relationship between two very different organisms (algae and fungi), their almost infinite variety, ubiquitousness, and benign presence in nature. I so look forward to discovering lichen whenever I walk in the woods–always reminded of God’s infinite love and wisdom […]

Climate Blog: Call to Active Stewardship

I watched Chasing Corral a few weeks ago and was alarmed at the harm and potential harm we, as God’s creatures, do to the planet and even universe by treating it as our possession rather than seeing ourselves as stewards of an amazing gift. Nature has always been seen by me as when I feel […]