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For over 20 years, Earth Ministry has been the statewide leader in engaging the religious community in environmental stewardship and advocacy. Our Greening Congregations Program was the first in the country to help houses of worship implement sustainable practices, and our faithful advocacy program is on the cutting edge of empowering clergy and lay leaders to speak out on public policy issues. Through education, outreach, organizing, and training, Earth Ministry builds a powerful moral constituency of people of faith taking action for the health of our communities and the environment.

Events

Fri
08
Jul2016

Quinault Nation March and Rally to say NO to Proposed Hoquiam Oil Terminals

Friday, July 8, 2016 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Ninth Street Dock Canoe Landing at 1:30 and Rally at Hoquiam City Hall at 3:00 (609 8th Street, Hoquiam, WA 98550)

Stand in solidarity with the Quinault at a march and rally against proposed oil holding facilities in Grays Harbor.

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Sat
09
Jul2016

Electronics Recycling Benefit for St. Paul's UCC

Saturday, July 9, 10am - 3pm

Magnolia United Church of Christ - 3555 W. McGraw St. Seattle

Earth Ministry is happy to see two of our Greening Congregations come together to support one another and care for creation!

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News

Ethics of energy in the federal coal review

Earth Ministry/WAIPL Executive Director, LeeAnne Beres, partnered up with Board Member Rev. John Rosenberg to share how faith communities saying no to coal export in the Northwest and turning their attention to federal coal leasing. You can provide your input at a public hearing in Seattle…
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Lummi Treaty Rights Upheld - Cherry Point Coal Export DENIED!

May 10, 2016  After years of effort, we celebrate victory for the sacred lands and waters of the Lummi Nation at Xwe’chi’eXen, also known as Cherry Point, Washington. The Army Corps of Engineers has denied the necessary permits for SSA Marine’s proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal,…
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Comment on Coal Export in Longview, WA

The values that ground us as people of faith call us to prevent the pollution of the Columbia River River with what could be the nation’s largest coal export terminal. Not only that, but this moral faith foundation compels us to to stand up for impacted…
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Dept. of Ecology Report Confirms: Huge Impacts From Proposed Coal Export Terminal in Southwest Washington

The DEIS is out for the proposed coal export terminal in Longview, WA. The results show that, as the largest terminal in North America, coal export in Longview would create “hours and hours” of traffic delays while producing an enormous amounts of greenhouse gas emissions…
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Group calls for transition to clean energy

Earth Ministry/WAIPL brought faith leaders to the table with community of color members, labor representatives, and environmental policymakers for this important conversation about a just transition to a clean energy economy in the Skagit Valley.   By Kimberly Cauvel Skagit Valley Herald April 29, 2016  MOUNT VERNON — Each day…
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