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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

Tue26Aug2014

Totem Pole Journey - Spokane

Aug 26, 2014, 11:00am - 12:30pm

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist - 127 E 12th Ave, Spokane, WA 99202

Please join our community at St. John’s Cathedral, Earth Ministry, local families, environmental groups, friends, and neighbors to bless the Lummi House of Tears' totem pole on its journey.

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Fri29Aug2014

Totem Pole Journey - Seattle

Aug 29, 2014, 11:00am - 12:30pm

St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral - 1245 10th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98118

Please join our community at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Earth Ministry, local families, environmental groups, friends, and neighbors to bless the Lummi House of Tears' totem pole on its journey.

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Thu11Sep2014

George Marshall: The Psychology of Climate Change

Sept 11, 2014, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Town Hall Seattle - 1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

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Sun05Oct2014

Toxic Hot Seat Film Screening - Ferndale

Oct 5, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

United Church of Ferndale, 2034 Washington St, Ferndale, WA 98248

The Washington Toxics Coalition will be holding a free screening of Toxic Hot Seat - part of a state tour that will lead up to the 2015 legislative session.

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Tue07Oct2014

Earth Ministry's 20th Annual Celebration of St. Francis

October 7, 2014, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Olympic View Community Church of the Brethren - 425 NE 95th St, Seattle, WA 98115

John de Graaf, an international speaker on issues of sustainability, time balance, and happiness, will be the featured presenter at Earth Ministry's 20th Annual Celebration of St. Francis.

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Thu09Oct2014

Toxic Hot Seat Film Screening - Ellensburg

Oct 9, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Oddfellows Hall, Washington Lodge - #20, 307 North Pine Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926

The Washington Toxics Coalition will be holding a free screening of Toxic Hot Seat - part of a state tour that will lead up to the 2015 legislative session.

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Sun19Oct2014

Toxic Hot Seat Film Screening - Whidbey Island

Oct 19, 2014, 12:30pm - 3:00pm

The Clyde Theatre, 217 1st St, Langley, WA 98260

The Washington Toxics Coalition will be holding a free screening of Toxic Hot Seat - part of a state tour that will lead up to the 2015 legislative session.

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News

Oregon Denies Permit for Proposed Coal Export Terminal

The Oregon State Department of Lands has denied a key permit required for Ambre Energy to move forward with the proposed Morrow Pacific coal export terminal. The denial of the removal-fill permit is a huge roadblock for Ambre Energy’s project, playing a key role in…
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Rev. Weathers' Blessing for the Totem Pole Journey

Fantastic faith leader, Rev. Charis Weathers of Echoes Lutheran Church in Bellingham, wrote an eloquent Op-Ed for the August 14 edition of Cascadia Weekly. The piece is a reflection as she prepared a blessing for the kick-off ceremony of the Lummi Nation’s Totem Pole Journey.…
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Community Speaks Out Against More Oil in Puget Sound

Over 80 Puget Sound residents showed up last week at the BP Cherry Point Refinery Draft Environmental Impact Statement Rally and Hearing in Seattle on July 24, to voice their concerns about an expansion of the refinery.
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Op Ed: Monuments nurture our inner well-being

Rev. W. Thomas Soeldner The Spokesman Review July 5, 2014 As a hiker, outdoorsman and retired pastor, I am committed to protecting the wild and scenic places in the natural world found in our national monuments.
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Earth Ministry in the Community

This spring, our staff and board have been busy teaching classes, making presentations, and working with our community partners.
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