Climate Connect

Climate Change: Working Towards Hope

Climate Change: Working Towards Hope with Dr. Sharon Collinge, Dr. Lisa Dilling, and Dr. Jana Milford Several FUMC Green Team members met for a picnic and climate change discussion on August 24th. It was perfect timing, as many of had been reading in the news about the most recent UN report on climate change, the […]

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Plastic Free July 2021

A post for Climate Connect, the blog of First Church’s Green Team. I love that one person, or one group of people, can come up with an idea, and it can catch peoples’ attention and become a movement. One person who comes to mind is the young Swedish environmental activist, Greta Thunberg. Plastic Free July […]

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Ideas to Save Water

Written by Bonnie S., a member of the 11th Hour Calling monthly bell ringing group calling for action on climate change. We offer ideas for climate action through saving water at four levels: 1.) PERSONAL 2.) FAMILY /FRIENDS 3.) LOCAL/COMMUNITY 4.) GLOBAL/ECONOMIC POLICY PERSONAL ACTION (from Bonnie S.) Water and the Spiritual Level 1. Respecting […]

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Affecting Climate Change with What We Eat

Are you as frustrated as I am with our elected leaders and their inability to move the needle on climate change? So many things regarding the climate seem “big” and out of our control. Except, however, what we eat. The following image, from the University of Michigan, shows the carbon impact of various types of […]

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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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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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