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Heat in Houston: Justice Implications, Solutions, & How People of Faith Can Engage

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Heat is the greatest weather-related disaster in the U.S., killing more people than any other kind of natural disaster. And, Texas is one of three states with the highest heat-related deaths. A study found that the Houston area averaged 18 dangerously hot summer days per year from 1975 to 2010.

Free
Recurring

Faithful Voter Weekly Discussion Group

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

As people of faith and conscience, we believe elections are a referendum on the values that will shape our future. How can we renew our fragile democracy? How do we honor the human dignity of every person? Will we protect our Sacred Earth and our children’s future? What policies will

Free
Recurring

Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Scientists tell us that we must reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030. That may seem like a very high hurdle. But, it translates to only a 5%/year reduction, starting now. Participants in this course will leave with a plan for at least their first 5% reduction, and

Free
Recurring

Immense World Book Discussion Group for the Season of Creation

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Calling environmentalists, animal lovers, Christians observing the Season of Creation, and people of all faith/spiritual traditions to learn about the amazing sensory abilities of animals in a weekly book discussion group using the bestseller Immense World: How Animals Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us. In the last decade, research

Free
Recurring

Creation Care 101

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Interested to connect your Christian faith to care for the earth? Want to learn how your church can live the faith through caring for creation? Or, want to improve your own stewardship? Join a free online course, Creation Care 101, and begin a journey of restoring faith, justice, and creation.

Free

Forest Bathing & Earth Examen

Montgomery County Nature Preserve 1122 Pruitt Road, The Woodlands, TX

Experience forest bathing, led by a certified guide, followed by practice of the Christian spiritual discipline of the Earth Examen. Forest bathing, a practice that originated in Japan, involves taking in, in all of one's senses, the forest atmosphere. Not simply a walk in the woods, it is the conscious

Free
Recurring

Faithful Voter Weekly Discussion Group

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

As people of faith and conscience, we believe elections are a referendum on the values that will shape our future. How can we renew our fragile democracy? How do we honor the human dignity of every person? Will we protect our Sacred Earth and our children’s future? What policies will

Free
Recurring

Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Scientists tell us that we must reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030. That may seem like a very high hurdle. But, it translates to only a 5%/year reduction, starting now. Participants in this course will leave with a plan for at least their first 5% reduction, and

Free
Recurring

Immense World Book Discussion Group for the Season of Creation

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Calling environmentalists, animal lovers, Christians observing the Season of Creation, and people of all faith/spiritual traditions to learn about the amazing sensory abilities of animals in a weekly book discussion group using the bestseller Immense World: How Animals Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us. In the last decade, research

Free
Recurring

Faithful Voter Weekly Discussion Group

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

As people of faith and conscience, we believe elections are a referendum on the values that will shape our future. How can we renew our fragile democracy? How do we honor the human dignity of every person? Will we protect our Sacred Earth and our children’s future? What policies will

Free

Conversation with the Author, H. Paul Santmire – EcoActivist Testament

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

September 27th, 2022 Join us on Zoom at 8pm ET/ 7 CT/ 6 MT/ 5 PT / 4 AK We are excited to have theologian, H. Paul Santmire, join us to talk about his newest book: EcoActivist Testament: Faith Explorations for Fellow Travelers.  This book was written especially for faith-driven

Recurring

Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group

online (zoom or other) virtual/online

Scientists tell us that we must reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030. That may seem like a very high hurdle. But, it translates to only a 5%/year reduction, starting now. Participants in this course will leave with a plan for at least their first 5% reduction, and

Free