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Garden Notes 2018-19

10/7/18 Today was the official beginning of the Temple Chai First grade Sunday School Garden program.  It was a very appropriate date since we are in Genesis studying Creation. And from the darkness, the void, came all life. And in our Star garden, we all removed the black plastic that was our poison-free attempt to [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prescott’s Climate Dialogues

This past Spring the Yavapai County Climate Change Coalition sponsored its first Climate Dialogues within the Prescott community.  Climate Dialogues is a facilitated, community-based, learning exercise centered on climate change impacts, designed to deepen engagement in the movement and develop sustainable leadership in ever-widening circles. Each of our 3 separate groups in our initial pilot [...]

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

Harvest Time at Prescott UMC

In 2010, Prescott United Methodist Church decided to transform a fenced-in, vacant lot on church property into a unique extension of the UMC mission - growing fresh, healthy food to feed the less fortunate.  All of the yield from Victory Garden is donated to the Coalition for Compassion and Justice to feed the homeless. In [...]

By |August 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

101 ways to fight climate change

Shutterstock 101 ways to fight climate change The smallest contributions can counter a global challenge By Patrick Sisson, Megan Barber, and Alissa Walker Updated Apr 20, 2018, 9:30am EDT SHARE Each year on April 22, more than one billion people in 192 countries celebrate the largest civic-focused day of action in the world: Earth Day. [...]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint By Livia Albeck-Ripka Climate change can be overwhelming. The science is complex, and when it comes to future impacts, there are still a lot of unknowns. While real solutions will require action on a global scale, there are choices you can make in your day-to-day life to lessen your [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

PlanetVision Action Guide: Steps for Building a Better Future

Check it out -- including what can be done for the climate TODAY. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/599748f73e00bea56dda27af/t/5a67eb459140b7f62719e29b/1516759883589/PlanetVision_Action-Guide.pdf

By |March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|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