Catastrophic extreme weather events like droughts, floods and wildfires impact communities across the world as leaders continue to grapple with balancing energy needs and the global push for climate action. Although skepticism persists, a broad swath of faith communities advocate for policy change, fight for climate justice, establish creation care ministries, embrace solar energy, plant gardens […]
The United Methodist Creation Justice Movement connects and supports groups within the United Methodist Church and beyond for the work of creation care, justice, and regeneration.
Lutherans Restoring Creation is a grassroots movement of Lutherans, driven by laity, pastors, lay professionals, synodical leadership, and others who hold positions in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) and its institutions. They advocate for climate justice, build community around creation care and provide worship, education and devotional resources related to the issue of climate […]
President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.
William Brown is a professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. He teaches several courses that combine science and theology with a special focus on ecology and “creation care.” He is the author of The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science and the Ecology of Wonder.
The Society of Ordained Scientists is an ecumenical fellowship of ordained people with an expertise in science, medicine or technology. The SOS has several aims, including “To offer to God in our ordained role the work of science and technology in the exploration and stewardship of creation.” The Rev. Stig Graham is warden. The Rev. Pamela […]