Finding Hope and Right Relationship: A Climate-Change Sermon on the Conversion of St. Paul

Today, January 25, 2019, is the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul. ECN’s editor, the Rev. Deacon Nathan Empsall, preached a version of the following sermon this morning at Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, linking Paul's road to Damascus with climate science, Connecticut’s recent ice storm, and the much-beloved hymn “I the Lord of... Continue Reading →


20 books about religion and ecology for the Christian readers on your list

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the preacher or Christian reader in your life? Try these books about faith and the environment! Alphabetical by author: Climate Church, Climate World: How People of Faith Must Work for Change, by the Rev. Jim Antal. The United Church of Christ’s leading voice on climate change explores climate... Continue Reading →

Local Projects: The Diocese of California

This week’s ECN local project spotlight features the Episcopal Diocese of California and its eco-justice conference! Share on Facebook Last year, the Episcopal Church approved 44 Stewardship of Creation grants for local projects, including many great ideas that your parish or diocese could do too. Every Thursday, to help highlight the exciting work happening across... Continue Reading →

7 Tips to Green Your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Here are several tips to help you plan a greener holiday, whether at home or at your parish's community feast: 1. Use reusable dishes and napkins: Avoid the waste of paper or plastic plates, cups, and silverware. If Thanksgiving isn't a festive enough day for the good china or... Continue Reading →

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