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Things Churches Can Do To Be More Eco-Friendly

Earth Day might be a ways behind us but going green in the church is a good way to reduce your carbon footprint and help the earth. Plus, it could save your congregation a few dollars on your utilities. Here are some sug ...

Category: Environment Morality Religion

Songs To Take You Into Fall

Butternut squash, beautifully colored leaves and football games are just a few of the best things about fall. Pumpkin-spice-latte season is always greatly anticipated by coffee lovers. It’s time to update your play ...

Category: Environment Holidays and Observances

Celebrate Autumn

George Eliot said, "Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns." In September, it's time to think about back-to-school, football, the ...

Category: Environment

Religious and Sacred Places in Alaska, Part 1

Alaska’s nickname is The Last Frontier. Although it’s the least populated state in the nation, it’s one of the most populated areas above the 60th parallel in North America. Most of Alaska’s resid ...

Category: Environment Religion

Take in Native American Culture in Oklahoma, Part 2

Oklahoma has so many places to explore Native American culture that it will take two posts to get through them all. Here are more sites in Oklahoma that are dedicated to the native people of the Americas. Spiro Mounds A ...

Category: Environment Religion

Green Pope Speaks God's Mind

80529084](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/white-robes.jpg){.alignleft .size-medium .wp-image-7882 width=300 height=200}For a billion faithful worldwide, when the pope declares a thing, God has spoken. By that standard, there sho ...

Category: Environment Religion

Faith Groups Instrumental in Providing Disaster Relief

After watching some of the major disasters over the past several months, Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, forest fires in the western U.S and earthquakes in Mexico, most people's empathy is on high. Those who have gone unaf ...

Category: Aid Disasters Environment Religion

Eco-Friendly Funerals and Religious Beliefs

Although you won't find the phrase "ashes to ashes" in the Bible itself, you will find many scriptures talking about how our bodies begin and end as dust. Where did that phrase come from? It's actually from the "Book of ...

Category: Environment Funerals

Faith-Based Eco-friendly Activism

In 1970, Art Buchwald, a political satirist and humorist, said, "And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate, and this was good because Man could then take ...

Category: Environment

The Episcopal Church Goes Green

The Episcopal Church has made many strides in social justice throughout the years, most noticeably, giving the LGBT+ community a place to worship and get married in the church. Another outreach that the Episcopal Church ...

Category: Environment Christianity