Every Friday, we release our favorite faith and climate stories from the week. We highlight achievements in climate solutions and effective climate communicating to people of faith. We feature helpful tips and strategies for you to implement in your faith community and stories to inspire everyone.
Every week we'll let you know about upcoming events in the faith and climate community, including a special glimpse into our weekly blog which publishes here every Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. (ET).
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This week in faith and climate news...
- This week's Blessed Tomorrow blog explores how Martin Luther King Jr. changed the way we think about climate justice
- Dr. Katharine Hayhoe visited Christ’s Church of the Valley in suburban Philadelphia
- Blessed Tomorrow leader and Blessed Earth's founder Matthew Sleeth stopped by Outside the Walls podcast to discuss sacred spaces
- Dr. Kathrine Hayhoe discovered the book that will help evangelical Christians skeptical of climate change begin to change their minds — the Bible
- Rev. Shawn Clerkin has resolved to work God's plan but that can “extraordinarily vulnerable" experience.
- Churches gear up for the Year of the Church Times Environmental Awards, 2017
- Improving the human condition through climate solutions. It’s part of every faith tradition.
- Rev. White-Hammond, Bethel AME church, explained how climate change disproportionately impacts people of color.
- The Church of England wants to be your financial advisor for the climate
- United Church of Christ promotes clean energy as a matter of conscience
- Protestants turned the world upside down once. Is it time to do it again on climate change?
- Why the Climate Stewards of Greater Annapolis don't want you to protect them from climate change
- Obama highlighted future generation to climate communicate during his farewell speech
James Bevan and Ellen Dorsey of Divest-Invest discussed faiths, foundations, and finance at COP22
Coming up in the faith and climate community…
- Register for Blessed Tomorrow’s free Let’s Talk Climate webinar to learn about our new guide for faith leaders
- Join or host a Trump inauguration vigil for the climate with Interfaith Power and Light!
Next week's Blessed Tomorrow blog...
Faith leaders have suggested that people of faith seek reconciliation not only with their neighbors but God’s creation as well. That’s nothing new to Christian theology, but it's never been more important than it is now. Here’s why you should join the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Get our weekly blog published on www.BlessedTomorrow.org/blog every Tuesday at 8 a.m. (ET).
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