As a life-long member of the United Church of Christ (UCC), I feel so proud of my denomination’s actions on Monday when the national synod voted to divest from fossil fuels. The United Church of Christ has a tradition of leading in matters of faith and social change. Right here in Warren County, North Carolina, […]
This month nationally renowned filmmaker, Rocky Kistner visited North Carolina to document features of NCIPL’s emPOWERed program. Film footage included an Energy Savings Analysis (energy audit) at College Park Baptist Church in Greensboro led by John Seymour, and an interview with NCIPL’s Director, Susannah Tuttle discussing the faith-energy-climate connection. Interviews about NC congregations […]
Written by Brad Rouse. I have been a member of Good Shepherd since 2007, and the Green Team has been one of our ministries since before that time. Having a concern for the environment, I was attracted to become a part of that ministry under the leadership of Amy Nicolson, Meg Whitley and other members. […]
NCIPL Director (Susannah Tuttle) and Volunteer (Ed Ablard) discuss the work and mission of NCIPL, as well as the wonderful evening Ed organized at his church, St. Paul’s Episcopal. Thank you SO MUCH to Ed for arranging this interview; it was a pleasure to be with you and all of our coastal allies this week! […]
The following letter was sent to NC House members’ Legislative Directors and Energy and Environmental Legislative Assistants: I wanted to be sure that you saw this letter, published as a full page ad in Politico, and signed by over 150 clergy from diverse faith traditions and regions urging the President to reject the Keystone XL […]
David Forbes, Mountain Express From the Canary Coalition: Thousands of groups and individuals from throughout North Carolina are expected to be converging on Raleigh the weekend of April 20-21 to raise awareness about climate change and to demand the state government take strong action to address its man-made causes in our state. Dozens of local […]
Stephanie Carrol Carson, Public News Service RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina utilities want to raise rates again, and people in the state’s faith community are speaking up at public hearings and at services to keep rates affordable and encourage the use of renewable energies. The Duke-Progress merger and anticipated rate hikes have some residents concerned […]
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Congregations in places of worship across North Carolina soon will hear a message about climate change. On Feb. 8-10, at least 36 places of worship in the state will participate in the fifth annual Preach-In on Global Warming, organized by the organization North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light. www.preachin.org lists some of them.
Coastal Review Online, Annita Best
Christians, says Penny Hooper, often don’t put their beliefs to work protecting God’s creation. They just need to know how, she says.
Interfaith Power & Light, Hooper hopes, is one way.
This national coalition that describes itself as “a religious response to global warming” and believes that Christians and environmentalists aren’t necessarily very different and that they can work together to solve the greatest environmental threat.
Authentic Progress (NC Sustainability Center) by Sami Grover
“The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden to till it and keep it.”
Stewardship of the Earth – or creation care – is at the heart of the Bible’s Creation Story.
Allison Reeves Jolley is Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator at North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light (NCIPL), an organization that brings believers of all faiths and denominations together to address the causes and consequences of global climate change.