Welcome to Earth Ministry
For 25 years, Earth Ministry has been a national leader in engaging the faith 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 advocacy program is on the cutting edge of empowering clergy and lay leaders to speak out on public policy issues. Earth Ministry’s Washington Interfaith Power & Light (WAIPL) project organizes an interfaith religious response to climate change, and is part of a national Interfaith Power & Light network that is 40 states strong and growing.
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.
Thursday, August 17, 5:00 - 8:00pm
Lucky Envelope Brewing, 907 NW 50th St., Seattle, WA 98107
Join the Earth Ministry staff and board for a gathering to learn more about what we've been up to.
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Saturday, September 30, 10:30am
St. James Cathedral, 804 9th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
Earth Ministry is partnering with Catholic leaders to commemorate the second anniversary of Laudato Si' by celebrating the Season of Creation.
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Wednesday, November 15 - Thursday, November 16
University Place Conference Center, 310 SW Lincoln St, Portland, OR 97201
Conference for Social Service and Climate Leaders on Applying Psychological & Psycho-Social-Spiritual Models to Build Human Resilience for Climate Shocks & Stressors
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Earth Ministry’s Jessie Dye is quoted in this article from “The Economist” discussing the impact of the current administration’s actions, motivating people of faith to increase their involvement, engagement, and activism with regard to the environment. At Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power and Light, we are proud… Read More »
This past weekend, Earth Ministry’s own Jessie Dye spoke at the Peoples’ Climate Festival in Richland, WA where she opened the gathering by addressing climate change through a faith perspective. Jessie pointed out that the faith voice is often missing from the discussion on climate change and… Read More »
Costco products are a staple in congregational life. Affordable housewares help furnish houses of worship, bulk-sized cleaning products keep supply closets full, and a wide selection of organic food provides for many a church potluck and parish coffee hour. Although known as a responsible Northwest company,… Read More »
Lummi Nation applauded Commissioner Goldmark and the Department of Natural Resources for honoring the tribe’s request to protect the lands of Xwe’chi’eXen, Cherry Point, by adding 45 acres of aquatic lands to the Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve. Lummi was determined to protect this area permanently… Read More »
Responding to the call for religious communities to lead on climate justice, this issue of Earth Letter articulates an equitable path forward. When you hear that God’s creation is threatened by climate change, the image invoked needs to go beyond melting ice caps or suffering polar bears.… Read More »
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