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For 25 years, Earth Ministry has been a national leader in engaging the faith 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 advocacy program is on the cutting edge of empowering clergy and lay leaders to speak out on public policy issues. Earth Ministry’s Washington Interfaith Power & Light (WAIPL) project organizes an interfaith religious response to climate change, and is part of a national Interfaith Power & Light network that is 40 states strong and growing.

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.



Equity Rally in Olympia

Monday, February 20, 10:00am

State Capitol, 416 Sid Snyder Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98504

Washingtonians deserve a fully funded education system AND full funding of other critical state services.

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Earth Ministry's Mardi Gras Brunch BINGO!

Saturday, February 25, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Bloedel Hall, St. Mark's Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102

Enjoy a tasty brunch and play BINGO in support of Earth Ministry for the chance to win some fabulous prizes.

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The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change

Wednesday, March 8, 7:30pm

Scandinavian Cultural Center, Pacific Lutheran University, 122nd St S & Park Ave, Tacoma, WA 98447

James G. Anderson, Ph.D., and Philip S. Weld, Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at Harvard University will be speaking.

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Catholic Advocacy Day

Thursday, March 16, 9:00am - 3:00pm

St. Michael Church, 1208 11th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Be a neighbor and advocate for all!

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Xwe’chi’eXen, Cherry Point, Protected for Good

Lummi Nation applauded Commissioner Goldmark and the Department of Natural Resources for honoring the tribe’s request to protect the lands of Xwe’chi’eXen, Cherry Point, by adding 45 acres of aquatic lands to the Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve. Lummi was determined to protect this area permanently…
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Fall 2016 Earth Letter

Responding to the call for religious communities to lead on climate justice, this issue of Earth Letter articulates an equitable path forward. When you hear that God’s creation is threatened by climate change, the image invoked needs to go beyond melting ice caps or suffering polar bears.…
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Victory in Longview: Coal Export Facility Defeated

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands, Peter Goldmark, announced that he is rejecting the aquatic lease permit for the Longview coal export terminal because the company refused to provide basic information about its finances after the bankruptcy of the previous owner, Arch Coal. For many…
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"No Faith in Oil" by Rev. Clendenin

Rev. Evan Clendenin of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Aberdeen, WA answered Earth Ministry’s request for a letter to the editor to his local paper during a critical week in the campaign to oppose an oil export terminal in Grays Harbor County. In a very…
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A Final NO to Oil in Grays Harbor

We’ve beaten 2 of the 3 oil proposals that were originally slated to be built on unstable ground in populated areas of Grays Harbor. Now it’s time for the City of Hoquiam, the final decision maker, to make the right decision and deny the shoreline permits for…
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