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A Solution for Depleted Soils & Souls…

https://ncipl.org/a-solution-for-depleted-soils-souls/?fbclid=IwAR12Y77ZiJ4fsTtc7Y9fIjOZH6LwrPluVzwDjfCgKNzWIxlRfIeGqXlU3iE

By |December 5th, 2018|Action, Advocacy, Education, Spiritual Relfection|0 Comments

New Climate Reality Training Just Released…

https://www.climaterealityproject.org/training?segment=web_homepage_tile 17,000 Climate Leaders trained and working around the world! You can be trained (for free) by experts in climate change and community organizing in Atlanta or Brisbane, Australia. Dozens were trained this year from Arizona/Nevada, so you will have support and may consider joining the Baja Chapter in Tucson. Put this training in your [...]

By |November 30th, 2018|Action, Advocacy, Education|0 Comments

What Do These Veggies Have In Common?

WHAT DO THESE VEGGIES HAVE IN COMMON? Artichokes, asparagus, beets, bok choy, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collard, endive, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, leek, okra (yuk), onion, peas, radish, rutabaga, spinach, turnips. They ALL can be planted in the Phoenix area NOW! Winter gardens in the Valley do great!

By |November 4th, 2018|Action, Advocacy, Education|0 Comments

Creation Care Community Outreach at Dove of the Desert…

Dove of the Desert United Methodist Church   http://www.doveofthedesert.com/ The Board of Church and Society at Dove will be presenting “Global Warming - A Christian Perspective” on Saturday, November 10 in rooms 15/16 from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm. This presentation is the product of months of hard work and current research by members of [...]

By |October 31st, 2018|Advocacy, Education, Spiritual Relfection|0 Comments

Another option to spread creation care ideas…

Each 4 X 8 plot has a hose bibb.   https://www.umcmission.org/find-resources/new-world-outlook-magazine/2018/october/the-pizza-garden-in-mesa-arizona   Along with the Global Missions training I received to become a EarthKeeper in the Methodist church, UMCOR also published some of the projects attendees accomplished when they were commissioned to go back to their communities. Creating a church garden and Green [...]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Action, Advocacy, Education|0 Comments

Environmental Films at the Casa

The Franciscan Renewal Center will be showing two environmental films in the next two months.  The movies will be shown in the San Damiano Auditorium. First, on March 21, The Sierra Club is sponsoring the movie Before the Flood.  This movie, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger [...]

By |February 28th, 2018|Education|0 Comments

Say NO to Single-Use Plastic

The Care for Creation Ministry from the Franciscan Renewal Center is tackling the consumption of single-use plastic as a primary 2018 goal.  Cleaner air, land, and oceans have inspired this mission.  Much of the work will involve education.  For example, do you know that nearly 300 million tons of plastics are manufactured each year?  Fifty [...]

By |January 21st, 2018|Advocacy, Education|2 Comments

Invitation To Earth Care & Advocacy

A time for Action-As President T. Roosevelt said, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Sounds like good advice even in this era. It seems likely that God created the goodness of the Earth for every creature, not every corporation. I challenge you to do more than talk, tweet, comment [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Action, Advocacy, Education, Spiritual Relfection|0 Comments

PLASTIC FILM RECYCLING

Notice how things slow down during the hot summer months in Arizona?  At the Franciscan Renewal Center many parishioners flee to cooler climates, and those who remain in Arizona sorely miss our collaborators who work with us on climate change issues.  There is one thing, however, that we can continue to do as individuals - [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Action, Advocacy, Education|0 Comments

Hearing for Navajo Generating Station…

Help Decide the Future of Navajo Generating Station In February, owners of Navajo Generating Station, located in northeast Arizona, voted to close the power plant. Peabody Coal, which operates the nearby Kayenta Mine that supplies coal for the plant, is trying to find a way to keep the power plant open, including by providing misleading [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|Action, Advocacy, Education|0 Comments