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April 1, 2007 at 11:59 pm 15 comments

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  • 1. loisgreencity  |  April 5, 2007 at 9:17 pm

    Article about local churches embracing environmental stewardship. Features esp the Maryland Presbyterian Church in Towson and the Unitarian Universalist Church in Annapolis

    http://www.bayjournal.com/article.cfm?article=2728

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  • 2. loisgreencity  |  April 5, 2007 at 9:20 pm

    “Stewards of the Bay: A Toolkit for Congregations in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed”

    -released by the National Council of Churches in January 2006.

    The 58-page guidebook is free to any congregation wanting to make “creation care” an active part of their faith.

    http://www.nccecojustice.org/network/forms/downlogin.php

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  • 3. loisgreencity  |  April 5, 2007 at 9:33 pm

    Article about first Baltimore Jewish Environmental Conference held in Fall 2006

    http://www.jewishtimes.com/scripts/edition.pl?&stay=1&SubSectionID=30&ID=5967

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  • 4. loisgreencity  |  April 7, 2007 at 1:42 am

    Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church

    A Parks & People Foundation Partner

    http://parksandpeople.org/about_partners.html

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  • 5. loisgreencity  |  April 7, 2007 at 1:44 am

    Interfaith Coalition for the Environment

    c/o Paulette Hammond

    401 Westshire Road
    Baltimore, MD 21229

    Phone: 410-747-3811

    Website: http://www.interfaith-coalition-for-the-environment.org

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  • 6. loisgreencity  |  April 7, 2007 at 7:07 pm

    The National Religious Partnership for the Environment-

    An association of independent faith groups which seeks to offer resources of religious life and moral vision to a universal effort to protect humankind’s common home and well-being on Earth.

    http://www.nrpe.org/

    Partners:

    US Conference of Catholic Bishops Environmental Justice Program http://www.usccb.org/sdwp/ejp/

    National Council of Churches of Christ Eco-Justice Programs http://www.nccecojustice.org/

    Evangelical Environmental Network http://www.creationcare.org/

    Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life http://www.coejl.org/index.php

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  • 7. loisgreencity  |  April 7, 2007 at 7:14 pm

    A comparative sampling of various religions’ treatment and viewpoints with regard to humans’ relationship to their environment, with referenced material:

    http://daphne.palomar.edu/calenvironment/religion.htm

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  • 8. dougretzler  |  April 22, 2007 at 11:43 pm

    Alternatives for Simpler Living
    Alternatives is a non-profit organization that equips people of faith to challenge consumerism, live justly and celebrate responsibly.

    http://www.simpleliving.org

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  • 9. dougretzler  |  April 22, 2007 at 11:48 pm

    Women’s Perspective on Money & Spirituality
    Women’s Perspective provides transformational education for women seeking to understand their spiritual and economic power

    http://www.womensperspective.org

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  • 10. loisgreencity  |  May 14, 2007 at 7:18 pm

    Upcoming project in Baltimore City Churches to look out for:

    Fresh Food from the Farm (project info to be posted soon on Baltimore Food System’s website at : http://www.baltimorefoodsystem.org/current.html )

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  • 11. dougretzler  |  May 21, 2007 at 10:05 pm

    Saving God’s Green Earth
    Empower your church to care for the environment and make a difference.
    http://www.savinggodsgreenearth.com

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  • 12. loisgreencity  |  May 31, 2007 at 3:02 pm

    Network of Spiritual Progressives, Baltimore Chapter, Saturday, June 9 at 10 am (Arrive at 9:45 to socialize–meeting to start at 10AM ) Call or email Jerry at 410-404-8535 or jraitzyk@hotmail.com For info on meetings of the NSP Baltimmore Environmental subcommitee call Peggy at 410-235-0660 See also: http://www.nspmd.blogspot.com

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  • 13. loisgreencity  |  May 31, 2007 at 3:04 pm

    Network of Spiritual Progressives, Wednesday, July 4, Alternative 4th of July Celebration, Celebrating what is good about the United States, affirming our interdependence with all of the other peoples of the world, and affirming our highest values, including preserving the ecosytem for future generations. See details about local events at http://www.nspmd.blogspot.com or email nspmaryland@gmail.com

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  • 14. dougretzler  |  August 28, 2007 at 11:43 pm

    Quaker Earthcare Witness
    A spiritually-centered movement of Quakers and like-minded people seeking ways to integrate concern for the environment with Friends’ long-standing testimonies for simplicity, integrity, peace, and equality.
    173-B N. Prospect St., Burlington, VT 05401-1607; 802-658-0308
    info@QuakerEarthcare.org

    http://www.QuakerEarthcare.org

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  • 15. dougretzler  |  August 28, 2007 at 11:50 pm

    Greater Washington Interfaith Power and Light (GWIPL)
    A non-profit initiative that helps congregations, religious institutions and others in the Washington, D.C. area work for a more just, sustainable and healthier creation by reducing the threat of global warming.

    http://www.gwipl.org/default.asp

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