Create a free account Join Calaméo to publish and share documents with the world!
Rate and comment your favorite publications, download documents and share your readings with your friends.
Smith Sara

Smith Sara  >  My publications

France
 
Member since 3 year(s)
 
Display :
A Congregation Guide to God's Earth is Sacred

Welcome! Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, O n behalf of the authors of the ecumenical “open letter” God’s Earth Is Sacred, welcome to this opportunity to engage your congregation in reading the letter and embodying its call. We—a diverse group of eleven clergy and lay theologians—wrote this letter with you and your... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 40

Views: 0

Downloads: 0

Mindful Living Gathering Guide

MindfulLiving Planning a Gathering Clean air, water, and soil are gifts from God that keep us and the entire interdependent web of God’s precious Creation healthy and thriving. When toxic chemicals contaminate these gifts or our bodies, they contribute to poor environmental health for humankind and the rest of Creation. Over the... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 22

Views: 0

Downloads: 1

Water for Life: In Defense of our Sister Water - Português

1 ÁGUA PARA VIDA! EM DEFESA DE NOSSA “IRMÃ ÁGUA” Como os Religiosos e Religiosas podem expressar Reverência e Atenção ao precioso dom da Água Preparado pelo Grupo de Trabalho sobre Ecologia dos Promotores e Promotoras da JPIC, Roma, Itália – Junho 2003. Seus comentários, questões e idéias são bem-vindos, caso queira... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 28

Views: 0

Downloads: 0

Climate and Poverty Earth Day Sunday Resource

Global climatechange is fundamentally altering God’s Creation. Bird and fish migration patterns are changing, permafrost is melting, and coastal wetlands are disappearing as a result of sea level rise. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that 20-30 percent of plant and animal species are at risk for... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 8

Views: 2

Downloads: 0

Sabbath Stations

Permission is granted to reproduce this page for use with BURST: GREEN CHURCH. Copyright © 2010 by Abingdon Youth. All rights reserved. Station 1: Exodus 20:8-11 This passage is from the Ten Commandments, which Moses delivered to the Hebrew people in the wilderness. We are to take a day of rest because God did. Resting on the... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 1

Views: 0

Downloads: 0

It's God's World: Christians, Care for Creation and Global Warming

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 20

Views: 4

Downloads: 1

Toilets That Make Compost

94 by Peter Morgan Toilets That Make Compost Low-cost, sanitary toilets that produce valuable compost for crops in an African context

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 114

Views: 5

Downloads: 0

At the Lord's Table: Everyday Thanksgiving

B efore a meal we bow our heads. We are reminded of our ultimate dependence on God’s provision for this life, on farmers’ weathered hands and earthy knowledge, on healthy soils and blessed rainfall. We are reminded of an everyday miracle: take a seed in your hand, drop it in a shallow furrow of rich soil with adequate sunlight... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 8

Views: 0

Downloads: 0

Regeneraton Project - 2008 Annual Report

THE REGENERATION PROJECT INTERFAITH POWER & LIGHT CAMPAIGN 2008 ANNUAL REPORT

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 8

Views: 3

Downloads: 1

Environmental Racism: An Ecumenical Study Guide

Environmental Racism an ecumenical study guide Produced by the Eco-Justice Working Group National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA Written and Compiled by Rebecca Barnes-Davies National Council of Churches USA

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 19

Views: 2

Downloads: 1

Stewards of the Bay: Sacred Waters - A 5 Week Adult Christian Education Course

✝A 5-WEEK ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COURSE Created by: Beth Norcross Sacred Waters S A C R E D W A T E R S · 2 6

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 17

Views: 0

Downloads: 0

A Story of Life and An Environmental Ethic of Life-Giving Creativity

1 A Story of Life and An Environmental Ethic of Life-Giving Creativity Michelle Kim The Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education of Fordham University (mymikim@gmail. com) 1. Introduction Today, pollution of air, water, and land is approaching a point of no return. Some scientists say that a major extinction of the... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 10

Views: 6

Downloads: 2

Mindful Living: Human Health, Pollution, and Toxics

s people of faith, we often turn to the Bible for advice on how we should live and improve our lives. Turning to scripture, we often think of self-improvement and self-care in spiritual terms and seek ways to purify our souls, make our hearts more loving, and better conform our minds to Christ. For issues that concern our physical... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 12

Views: 1

Downloads: 0

Water Stewards: A Toolkit for Congregational Care of Local Watersheds

✝Water Action Toolkit N AT I O N A L C O U N C I L O F C H U R C H E S U S A E C O - J U S T I C E P R O G R A M A Toolkit for Congregational Care of Local Watersheds Water Stewards

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 57

Views: 0

Downloads: 1

Community Backyard Composting Programs

Community Backyard Composting Programs Can Reduce Waste & Save Money NC STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & LIFE SCIENCES

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 12

Views: 2

Downloads: 1

Sacred Food: Sunday School and Group Activities for Youth

Sacred Food SundaySchool and Group Activities National Council of Churches USA YOUT H

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 35

Views: 1

Downloads: 0

Just Climate - Study Guide for Adult Christian Education

Study Guide for Adult ChriStiAn eduCAtion Just Climate

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 24

Views: 0

Downloads: 0

TOOLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PEACEBUILDERS

TOOLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PEACEBUILDERS Marvin S. Soroos Abstract Scholars and activists promoting peace and environmental values have tended to work independently of one another, even though their goals and agendas are interrelated. Inspired by Chadwick Alger’s metaphor of a tool chest for peacebuilders, this article proposes... More

From

Adobe PDF document

Pub. on Feb. 12th 2011

Pages: 18

Views: 1

Downloads: 0