Welcome to Earth Ministry

  • Welcome to Earth Ministry

    Earth Ministry’s mission

    To inspire and mobilize the religious community to play a leadership role in building a just and sustainable future.

  • Washington Interfaith Power & Light

    Washington Interfaith Power & Light is a project of Earth Ministry and part of a growing national network of religious groups organizing an interfaith response to climate change.

  • Spring 2014 Earth Letter

    EARTH LETTER

    Our latest issue of Earth Letter looks at nature and environmental justice in our urban landscapes.

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

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

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

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

St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle

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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Thu09Oct2014

Toxic Hot Seat Film Screening

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. TOXIC HOT SEAT follows a courageous group of firefighters and mothers, journalists and scientists, politicians and activists as they fight to expose a shadowy campaign of deception that left a toxic legacy in our homes and bodies.

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News

King County Council Expresses Concern About Oil Transportation

The King County Council approved a motion which states concerns about the transportation of crude oil and requests specific actions.
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9 Days of Prayer: "And God Saw That It Was Good"

In celebration of Earth Month, join with your neighbors in a 9 day journey of prayer, reflection, and mediation to acknowledge the beauty of local water, land, resources, and extraordinary people.
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Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families: Advocating for Strong National Toxics Legislation

Earth Ministry/WAIPL has a long history of standing up for the health of children and families. One way we do this is by working to pass strong legislation to regulate toxic chemicals at the state and national levels. Two bills are currently in play in…
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Putting Faith into Action at the State Capitol

Throughout the session, Earth Ministry/WAIPL members participated in multiple Capitol Drop-in Days, in which we spoke with legislators and their aides about our environmental priorities from a faith perspective.
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