Climate Connect

A blog written by FUMC’s Green Team

Honoring the Holy Spirit, Caring for the Earth’s Water

In the book Embracing Wholeness: An Earth Perspective For Covenantal Living, Jessica Stonecypher begins with an affirmation that everything that God has created is good. It is our world around us that God has created, and it is abundant and magnificent. It is not possible to honor the holy spirit without honoring the world that […]

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Resources for Learning More about Climate Change and Faith

Our church library is a great resource for learning more about climate change, and the connection between our faith and our stewardship of the Earth. One example: Praying with the Earth: A Prayerbook for Peace by John Philip Newell. Here’s an excerpt: May the deep blessings of earth be with us. May the fathomless soundings […]

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Much to Do about Recycling

This is urgent: the majority of recyclables in the United States have to be thrown away. Several non-profit sites, to name one, point out that eighty percent of recycling in the USA is thrown away because of contamination. With contamination, recyclables cannot be processed into new and clean material. Here is a list of […]

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We Are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For

We Are The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For…. You have been telling people that this is the Eleventh Hour, now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour. And there are things to be considered… Where are you living? What are you doing? What are your relationships? Are you in […]

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Something New from the First UMC Boulder Green Team!

Did you know that First UMC of Boulder has formed a Green Team? It’s true! And this is our first weekly installment of the new Climate Connect blog that we will publish every Wednesday. This blog will provide you with information about the work our Green Team is doing and how you can participate in […]

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