Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Creation Care Recommended Readings

Last Saturday was Earth Day, and in honor of that annual occasion, a variety of stories have been appearing in United Methodist news sources about United Methodists around the world engaged in the work of creation care. Here's a rundown:

An article from Interpreter Magazine about the role of nature in Christian spirituality

An interview by UMNS with Rev. Rebecca Rutter about the spiritual dimensions of building a tiny house in Green Bay, WI, USA

An announcement from Global Ministries about LEED Platinum certification for its new mission headquarters building in Atlanta, GA, USA

An article from Interpreter Magazine about the goal of Mountain View UMC, Boulder, CO, to become carbon neutral

An article from the Florida Annual Conference about church gardening and other creation care projects

A video from UMNS about a one-time Earth Day project in Mexico that has led to a worldwide mission initiative to provide solar-powered lights

An article from UMW about a clean water access project being undertaken by four young United Methodist women.

An upcoming event, the 2017 United Methodist Caretakers of God's Creation Conference, to be held this Friday, Apr. 28, in Arlington, VA, USA

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