As many of us are practicing social distancing, join Pastor/Organizer Robyn Hartwig and other EcoFaith Leaders on Facebook as we support each other during this time of uncertainty and fear. We'll ACCESS our Spiritual Power (Practice #1) while we come together as a community.
Any person or organization is welcome to start their own Carbon Garden and take a role in this emerging movement. This is one way in which you can engage in our Community Carbon initiative and make a difference right in your backyard.
Join EcoFaith Intern Allie Knofczynski for April's national zoom gathering to discuss the questions: can we take the chaplain role beyond the hospital walls? What might it mean to chaplain to all of Creation?
Breaking the Plastic Habit Over the past several weeks as I’ve tried to break my plastic habit, I’ve discovered that the most effective approach is a change of mind. I am thinking more holistically about the products I buy, looking
After a month of working with EcoFaith, I can already say that I’m more uplifted and empowered in my vocation than ever before. What a refreshing realization that also stirs up internal conflict and growing pains. In full transparency, my
Storing Food without Single-Use Plastic During my shift away from plastic storage bags, I realized that I also needed to find ways to store food without single-use plastic. I have several reusable plastic containers that I’ve had for some time
When I read a couple of months ago that scientists expect the amount of plastic in Earth’s oceans to outweigh the fish by 2050, I was first astonished and then angry. What are we doing to our planet home? I
Introducing Allie Knofczynski our new Communications Intern! Since I’m sure you’ll soon see a lot of my work around this neck of the woods, it’s about time that I formally introduce myself and share my gratitude for becoming a member
Kristin Ohlson, author of The Soil Will Save Us, shares the story of the remarkable partnership between plants and creatures in the soil. Discover the unsung heroes in the dirt beneath our feet and the role that they can play,
Our Earth is in serious trouble and more than 11,000 scientists worldwide made that clear earlier this week when they released a report saying we are facing a “climate emergency.” Politicians, business representatives, and people in general have talked a
From the Community Carbon Team at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Beaverton, OR In two months, St. Andrew’s Community Carbon team has visited nine suburban yards to collect baseline data on the potential for increasing carbon sequestration and carbon storage
Kateri Boucher – EcoFaith Recovery Practicum Intern Preaching at Day House, Aug. 11, 2019 Lectionary: Luke 12: 32-48 Hebrews 11: 1-2, 8-19 Wisdom 18: 6-9 Some of you may have heard the story about the man who was being chased
Our surveying process is ongoing. Our first survey was in the yard of Steve and Pat Christiansen. We measured the area of several mulch-covered beds to estimate the amount of carbon in the soil of those beds. The carbon in