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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

Sat01Nov2014

Earth Ministry Member Mixer

Nov 1, 2014, 9:30am - 12:00pm

University Congregational United Church of Christ - 4515 16th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Earth Ministry and Washington Interfaith Power & Light members are putting their faith into action with innovative approaches to creation care all across the region. Wouldn't you like to know more about these projects?

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Sat08Nov2014

Stoking the Fires of Justice: A Revival for Social Change

Nov 8, 2014, 8:00am - 3:30pm

First Congregational United Church of Christ - 1220 NE 68th St., Vancouver, WA 98665

Justice & Witness Ministries with the Central Pacific & Pacific Northwest UCC Conferences invite you to a time of inspiring worship, preaching, and training to fan the flames of justice in the Northwest.

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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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