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.
Will you be the 2nd Community Carbon Pilot? Learn from the 1st with EcoFaith's Pastor/Organizer Robyn Hartwig. Learn about this important initiative engaging faith communities in the powerful relationship between humans, soil and climate.
This meeting will be focused on the exciting progress of the Community Carbon Initiative, the important ways EcoFaith leaders have shown up to support Climate Justice this year, and a glimpse into what’s coming up in 2020 for EcoFaith.
There is hope! In her book The Soil Will Save Us, journalist and bestselling author Kristin Ohlson makes an elegantly argued, passionate case for “our great green hope”—a way in which we can not only heal the land but also turn atmospheric carbon into beneficial soil carbon—and potentially reverse global warming.
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
In advance of the next court appearance of the Juliana youth plaintiffs who are suing the government for a national climate recovery plan, Pastor Mark Brocker of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Beaverton, Oregon offered the following sermon on Sunday,
Tommy Navarre is a high school senior who will soon be graduating from Sunset High School in Beaverton, Oregon. He was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Beaverton where he has served on the Eco-Reformation team that helped
Dear EcoFaith friends, I arrived feeling crappy, achey, not excited at all, frankly, to be setting up our EcoFaith meeting at Augustana Lutheran last Saturday morning. Solveig was there to do it with me. I hugged her more limply than
There is no single way to be a leader in EcoFaith Recovery. Different leaders from different contexts living in different parts of the country choose to live out their faith in the public arena in different ways. Rev. Janet Parker,
Dear friends, You’re invited to be part of our EcoFaith Monthly Meeting Sat. September 8th St Ignatius Catholic Church 3400 SE 43rd Ave, Portland Xavier room, two buildings north of the church (in the gym/cafeteria building) 9:15 a.m: Gather in person
Dear friends, Relationships (Practice 2) are the beating heart of EcoFaith Recovery. They are also the beating heart of my own life, from the beginning of my memory. God has always been (well, except for that confused first year of