The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep. NRS Genesis 2:15
If you are looking for ideas for your Earth Care Team or are thinking of starting an Earth Care Team at your church, this page is a good place to begin. Read the descriptions below or click on the links in the right side bar.
Advocacy resources such as PC(USA) policies and information about overtures can be found on the Advocacy page.
Devotionals and Worship Links to PEC Advent and Lenten Devotionals since 2011 can be found on this page. Also worship resources such as scriptures about earth care and hymns that focus on creation are here.
Educational Resources This page offers curriculum and leaders guides, both Presbyterian-based and ecumenical, for all age groups – children, youth and adults. Advanced education opportunities for college grads and young adults are also on this page.
PC(USA) Programs The different programs centered on earth care and offered by the Presbyterian denomination, such as Earth Care Congregations, are listed on this page.
Presbyterian Affiliated Organizations Other programs about earth care and social justice that focus on Presbyterians, but are independent of the denomination, are listed here. Presbyterians for Earth Care would fit into this category.
Faith-based Eco-Justice Organizations Organizations that are not affiliated with the Presbyterian Church but are part of other denominations or several faith communities and are focused on earth care can be found on this page.
Green Building and Energy Efficiency If your church wants to make energy efficiency improvements or construct a new “green” building, resources such as practical advice, low-interest loans, certification, and a national contest to recognize your efforts are here.
Links to email lists Several PC(USA) programs and other faith-based groups offer free sign-ups to their email lists for regular updates and information. Find links to sign up on this page.