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Creation Care

What does Creation Care have to do with our mission?

Caring for Creation: A Call to Stewardship and Justice

Creation Care Teams In Action

Join other United Methodists Nationally

Global Ministries Creation Care Network

Creation Justice Movement

Invite a local group to speak at your church:
Georgia Interfaith Power and Light (GIPL)
One More Generation

Start a Bible Study on Creation Care:
God's Renewed Creation study guides
Small group study guides

Start a Creation Care team at your church:
Contact UMC EarthKeeper Michael Black (seawater@gsu.edu)
Contact Georgia Interfaith Power and Light (GIPL)

Have an energy audit of your church:
GIPL Energy Audit

Become an EarthKeeper

Global Ministries EarthKeeper program

Support Creation Care with your gifts:
Creation Care Projects with Global Ministries

Articles to share:
7 Ways To Go Green and Save Money

People on the Margin (Environmental Racism) Series:

Environmental Racism Talk by Whitney Brown of Georgia Interfaith Power and Light

Energy Equity Talk by Daniel Blackburn

Food Insecurity/Food Justice Talk by Natasha Dyer of City of Atlanta

Environmental Advocacy Talk by Brionté McCorkle of Georgia Conservation Voters

Water Justice Talk by Jackie Echols of South River Watershed Alliance

Creation Care Resources

Local Resources:

Georgia Interfatih Power and Light (GIPL)

Environmental Justice in Georgia

Georgia Organics Local Food Guide

National Resources:

Global Ministries Creation Care Network

Creation Justice Movement

Caretakers of God's Creation (Methodist)

God's Renewed Creation: A Call to Hope and Action (Methodist)

General Board of Church & Society of the UMC on Creation Care

United Methodist Social Principles on the Natural World

Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN)

Interfaith Power and Light 

EPA Environmental Justice

Green Faith

Creation Care News

United Methodist Agencies set Zero Emissions Goal

2022 is the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act

2023 is the 75th anniversary of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act that the Clean Water Act was based upon

2023 was the 60th anniversary of the Clean Air Act

2023 is the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act

2024 is the 30th anniversary of Executive Order 12898 - Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations

2020 was the 50th anniversary of the Environmental Protection Agency and the 50th anniversary of the 1970 Clean Air Act amendments


Lectionary Links

(from Creation-Care, 365, www.pnwumc.org):
Some excellent, on-line sermon helps -- most of which coincide with the Revised Common Lectionary:

"Care for Creation Weekly Text Reflections" by Dr. Dennis Ormseth, Lutherans Restoring Creation 

Eco-Justice Ministries' Reflections by topic and church season 

"Green Pointers for Preachers" from Christian Ecology Link


Contact

Leslie Watkins, NGC Representative
leslie.watkins@ngumc.net