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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

Thu04Dec2014

And the Journey Continues...

Dec. 4, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship - 1207 Ellsworth St, Bellingham, WA 98225

Join us as Lummi Elder and Master Carver of the House of Tears Carvers Jewell James and other Journey crew members share their successes as they traveled with a healing totem pole to bring the message of our shared responsibility toward this Earth and each other.

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Thu04Dec2014

Toxic Hot Seat - Pacific Lutheran University

Dec. 4, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Pacific Lutheran University, Scandinavian Cultural Center - University Center, Room #100 Tacoma, WA 98447-0003

PLU's GREAN Club is collaborating with Earth Ministry and the Washington Toxics Coalition to host a screening of Toxic Hot Seat as part of a state tour that will lead up to the 2015 legislative session.

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News

Free Home Energy Assessment

Free Home Energy Assessment (and 20 LED light bulbs) for Puget Sound Energy Customers.  Are you a Puget Sound Energy electric or gas customer? If so, you can sign up for a FREE home energy audit. Provided by an independent, PSE-qualified specialist, this in-home service…
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Take Back Your Time: Celebration of St. Francis with John De Graaf

Earth Ministry was proud to host author and international speaker John de Graaf for our 20th annual Celebration of St. Francis. John, co-author of Affluenza and What’s the Economy For, Anyway?, made the case that Americans work too much and consume too much, and that…
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Praying with Our Feet at the People's Climate March

A reflection on the People’s Climate March by Earth Ministry Outreach Coordinator, Jessica Zimmerle. Originally published on Earth Ministry’s Blog, To Inspire and Mobilize October 10, 2014  Dear friends, All of creation is suffering from the injustices of climate change. Unfortunately, increased natural disasters, droughts, and extreme weather…
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Build an Ark for Animals: Churches Go Green

Peace Lutheran Church of West Seattle, one of Earth Ministry’s newest Greening Congregations, has put their faith into action by building a raft to provide a safe space for seals. Huffington Post Brenda Peterson October 3, 2014  An urgent ding of a neighbor’s text — not a…
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Standing with Faith Communities at the People's Climate March

LVC alumni and previous Outreach Coordinator, Betsy Cannon, reflects on her experience participating in the People’s Climate March with Earth Ministry and Interfaith Power & Light. She joined Executive Director LeeAnne Beres and current Outreach Coordinator Jessica Zimmerle to march for climate action with 400,000 others in…
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