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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

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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Sun19Oct2014

Toxic Hot Seat Film Screening - Whidbey Island

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

The Clyde Theatre, 217 First 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

500 Warrior Up in Seattle

By Robin Everett on TotemPoleJourney.com August 30, 2014  The cornerstone of northwest Native American art, the totem pole, became a cross-cultural rallying point this morning, as an overflow crowd of more than 400 people welcomed the 19-foot totem to Saint Mark’s Cathedral. The event marks the…
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Op Ed: Common Cause Against Coal

An Op-Ed about the partnership between PNW tribes and faith leaders from our very own LeeAnne Beres and Lummi Master Carver Jewell Praying Wolf James. Publicola August 28, 2014 Earlier this month, the state of Oregon denied Ambre Energy’s permit application for its proposed coal…
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Totem Pole brings “No Coal Exports” message to Spokane

Spokane Faith & Values Tracy Simmons  On Tuesday a 19-foot totem pole, made from western red cedar, rested on the back of a flatbed truck behind St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, pausing from its ongoing journey, so it could be touched, photographed and blessed. The totem…
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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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Op Ed: 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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