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AZIPL Donors Meet Challenge Grant in 2017!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you.  We are blessed to announce that your end-of-the-year giving enabled us to meet our Challenge Grant goal! By raising over $15,000, we will soon receive a matching contribution from our national group, Interfaith Power and Light, in the amount of $15,000! With your support, as you can see in [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Ecology of Prayer

Fred Bahnson teaches at Wake Forest University School of Divinity.  He is also the Director of the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program.  Fred teaches and writes on the intersection of ecology, sustainable agriculture, and contemplative spirituality. I found the attached article from Orion Magazine, The Ecology of Prayer, to be very thoughtful. It is a [...]

By |December 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Now is the time to invest?  Is this a posting from AZIPL or Morgan Stanley? It’s a message from AZIPL, appealing for your donation, or investment, in our work, in our shared climate change mission on behalf of the interfaith community.  We are short of our matching grant requirement. Your one dollar of investment doubles! [...]

By |December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

24 Hours of Climate Reality

The Climate Reality Project is doing it again.  On December 4 and 5, there will be 24 hours of inspiring stories and conversations about taking action on climate from around the globe.  Check it out: 24 Hours of Climate Reality for the schedule of live streaming and other options.  They will be talking to folks who are [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

End of Year Giving

Global warming seems so daunting.  Recent hurricanes and wildfires and even drought underscore a planet in peril.  Climate change is a reality and its effects are present NOW. With the rollbacks on the fossil fuel front by the Trump Administration, not to mention the muzzling of scientists within EPA on climate change, it is no [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Wasted” Now Showing at Harkins Valley Art in Tempe

Food waste is not only linked to our country's vexing  hunger issue but also has important impacts on climate change.  It is estimated that 30-40% of our food process, from production to the table, ends up in local landfills. Produced by Anthony Bourdain, Wasted is a new documentary looking at solutions to reducing food waste.  Bourdain [...]

By |October 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rally in downtown Phoenix next week

We invite you to gather in downtown Phoenix next week to bear witness to the real, lived experience of those facing racism and injustice and to speak truth to power.  Recent events in Charlottesville and the subsequent national response have again brought to the forefront our country's shameful history on these issues.  Let faith give [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virginia IPL Statement on the Events in Charlottesville

Virginia Interfaith Power & Light's Board of Directors and members are heartbroken over the events we witnessed this past weekend in Charlottesville.  We are deeply troubled by the hatred and violence which led to the senseless death of Heather Heyer, who courageously went to Charlottesville to replace hatred with love and to call for the [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

JOIN US on April 29

By |April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Phoenix Climate March

The morning of April 29 at the State Capitol hundreds, if not thousands, will gather for the Phoenix Climate rally and march.  Thousands will rally in many, many cities across our nation. With the actions today of President Trump, now, more than ever,  we must resist.  Showing up is one way to show our concern [...]

By |March 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment