Climate Connect

A blog written by FUMC’s Green Team

NEXT GREEN TEAM MEETING: Sunday, 12/1, 12:00-1:00 PM, at church.

Reduce, Recycle, Reuse

I teach 2nd grade, and we went on a field trip to Eco-cycle in Boulder (see photos below). I thought I’d share a bit about that, and what we’re doing with kids at our school regarding recycling. Eco-cycle is an interesting place to visit if you’ve never been. The facility sorts and bales plastic, aluminum, […]

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Call to Action: 9/20 Global Climate Strike

The Global Climate Strike on Friday, September 20, 2019, is a world-wide opportunity to peacefully take to the streets and call for swift, measurable action to address the global climate crisis. This historic event will take place as part of a weekend of events leading up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit in New […]

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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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