Thursday, December 10, 2009

Daily faith reports from UN Climate Change Conference

PEC friends,
The UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen is well underway and people of faith are making a difference! You can learn what they are up to thanks to Odyssey Networks.

Below is the most recent link to their video reports and the link for ongoing updates. Catch the excitement of hope in action by tuning i
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Your prayers are much needed during this important world event. See our recent e-mail action alert for up-to-date resources. Feel free to use this information for your church or Presbytery Network.

Blessings and Peace,

JennyHolmes, PEC Moderator and Advocacy Chair and Julie Lehman, PEC Coordinator

http://www.odysseynetworks.org

Faith reports from UN Climate Change Conference

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

A Prayer for Copenhagen

A prayer by one of our members, Terry Chapman for the gathering of nations in Copenhagen...

The nations have sunk in the pit that they made;
in the net that they hid has their own foot been caught.
Psalm 9:15

May the Congregation of 192 nations gathered around the Danish table

- a board groaning under the weight of illusive abundance,
weakened by the loosening screws of imperialistic powers,
adorned with the laced cloth of preservation and greed
that has fallen down around their feet,
now fully entangled ready to trip them and all the world
into an intractable pit

- find the courage and the will
to get up from the table
disentangle us from the net of blind inertia
and lead us out onto what remains of the day.

Amen

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Monday, July 27, 2009

Beautiful affirmation of faith written by young stewards at the Faith & Environment conference

Affirmation of Faith
written by 2009 Eco Stewards
For the Faith and Environment Conference
Montreat, NC

I believe in God, the Creator and Lord of all that is.
In your hand is the life of every thing--
of trees and plants, animals and insects--
and the breath of every human being.

I believe in Jesus the Christ, the Redeemer of all that we have damaged,
our broken souls and our broken world,
who offers new life when we love our neighbors,
neighbors sun and soil, water and air.

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Sustainer of this community and future generations,
and the source of hope and courage to care about creation,
especially when sustainability seems hopeless.

We promise to work together and with God, to be stewards of this gift, our home.

Anna Blackman
Alex Remsburg
Hansen Wendlandt

Thursday, July 16, 2009

National Eco Justice Conference 2009

Follow-up activity and evaluation reviews are underway from the national conference this summer. I'm now about the task of identifying the best website format for the high functionality we hope to provide members. Online access to links and resources - including workshop materials from conference, and that ever-evasive slide presentation by Dr. Howard Frumkin - will be posted for your use in your eco-stewardship work in your congregation.

While awaiting the new website (due to be unveiled in September), become a fan of the new PEC Facebook page.

See you there!

Julie Lehman