Presbyterians for Earth Care attended PC(USA)’s 223rd General Assembly
June 15 -20, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri

PEC worked with its members and partners to prepare and present the following overtures at the 223rd General Assembly. Click on the links to see the results of our efforts:

PEC sponsored two events:

PEC Luncheon and Awards, June 19, 12 noon, Marriott Grand, St. Louis, Missouri
Speaker: the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins, Director of Office of Public Witness
“Poor People’s Campaign: Race, Poverty and the Environment”
Awards Presentation
William Gibson Eco-Justice Award – Pam McVety
Restoring Creation Award – Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake
Emerging Earth Care Leader Award – Sarah Ogletree

Visitors to the booth were invited to write what they could do to reduce/eliminate single-use plastics.

PEC Booth in the Exhibit Hall
June 15 – 20 in the America’s Center,
St. Louis, Missouri
Our booth theme was reducing/eliminating consumption of single-use plastics using the following resources:
Bottled water brochure
Plastic consumption calculator
Ten plastic facts
The Last Straw