September 2018

A Prayer for Climate Action

genlack-dev, September 28, 2018

  Looking for a prayer to read at your service? Consider this prayer written by Rabbi Arthur Waskow, of The Shalom Center, in honor of Yom Kippur and following the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. This prayer was read by Rev. Dr. Jean Wright at the Virginia Climate Crisis Forum.   The prayer, adapted, is entitled:… Read more »

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The Impact of Storms on Vulnerable Communities

meg, September 28, 2018

Hurricane Florence might be over but many communities are just starting to rebuild. We know that climate change will bring more severe weather and that hurricanes will have higher winds and more precipitation. As we look towards solutions we must remember to bring those who are affected the most into conversation which include rural communities,… Read more »

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Public Forum on Climate Crisis and Virginia Featuring Tim Kaine and Corey Stewart

meg, September 17, 2018

  Public Forum on Climate Crisis and Virginia Featuring Tim Kaine and Corey Stewart September 7, 2018 — Fairfax, Virginia — The Virginia Climate Crisis Forum: Solutions to Climate Change, with featured speakers Tim Kaine and Corey Stewart (2018 Senatorial candidates from Virginia), will take place on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at 7:30 PM, at… Read more »

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Member Spotlight – Rock Spring United Church of Christ

meg, September 14, 2018

Four years ago, Rock Spring United Church of Christ was in the midst of plans to upgrade buildings on campus. In addition to making energy efficiency improvements, the congregation decided to put aside at least 10% of the budget towards living out their values. With this in mind, the congregation approved two mission projects: one… Read more »