Creation Care

Join us for the Creation Care Summit November 3, 2018!

What does Creation care have to do with our mission?

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 for help
Contact Georgia Interfaith Power and Light (GIPL) for help

Have an energy audit of your church:
GIPL Energy Audit

Support Creation Care with your gifts:
Eco-Palms (video)
Creation Caretakers (Advance #3021583)
Sustainable Agriculture and Development, UMCOR Advance #982188

Local Resources:
Georgia Interfatih Power and Light (GIPL)
Environmental Justice in Georgia
Georgia Organics Local Food Guide

National Resources:
God's Renewed Creation: A Call to Hope and Action (UMC Bishops' Letter)  (Video)
Caretakers of God's Creation (Methodist)
United Methodist Women on Climate Change and Environmental Justice
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

7 Ways To Go Green and Save Money

Creation Care News:

2017 was the 45th anniversary of the Clean Water Act

2018 will be the 70th anniversary of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act that the Clean Water Act was based upon

2018 will be the 55th anniversary of the Clean Air Act

2018 will be the 45th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act

2019 will be the 25th anniversary of Executive Order 12898 - Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations

2020 will be 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,
Some excellent, on-line sermon helps -- most of which coincide with the Revised Common Lectionary:



Leslie Watkins, NGC Representative