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PlanetVision Action Guide: Steps for Building a Better Future

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By |March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|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

Bill McKibben and Pope Francis on the question asked most

Bill McKibben and Pope Francis on the question asked most and focusing on how to make a difference as “we”– beyond individualism BY MVENNERPOSTED ONMARCH 3, 2017 Bill McKibben: The Question I Get Asked the Most:   The most common one by far is also the simplest: What can I do? I bet I’ve been asked [...]

By |February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Be the Spark!

Join Arizona Interfaith Power and Light at a leader development / movement building workshop on March 23 and 24 called "Be the Spark." Aimed at growing the interfaith climate movement in Arizona, "Be the Spark" is a dynamic and experiential leadership development workshop that gives participants premier organizing tools and strategic approaches for engaging in [...]

By |February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

ODE TO PHIL  (Ground Hog Day, February 2)

By Steve Davis, AZIPL Board Member While in Maui a few years ago, I spoke with an elder Inuit woman from Alaska.  We got to talking about whales and she told two stories about signs of something gone wrong in the immediate environs of her village of 200.  Last year a humpback whale swam up [...]

By |January 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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

Clean Energy Slate in Upcoming SRP Election

Did you know there is a clean energy slate running for seats in the April 3, 2018 Salt River Project election? Five individuals are running on a pledge to make SRP and Arizona leaders in solar and renewable energy and to manage limited water resources in a sustainable manner. Learn more, and request a ballot, at  

By |January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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

Arizona Interfaith Power and Light – a serenade for Love #3

Arizona Interfaith Power and Light - a serenade for Love #3 November 28, 2017 in Faith In Action A note from Steve Davis, Board of Directors Arizona Interfaith Power and Light As published in the Southwest Conference United Church of Christ "In the Loop" Three Great Loves: Children, Neighbor, Creation. It’s been my experience that [...]

By |December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments