Nature Corner – June 2024

May 28, 2024

Getting Personal!!  By Jo Doumbia A while ago, I began my journey by planting the few native plants I knew about and experimenting on one of the side beds of my, not so large, backyard. Along with the plants, I also placed bird feeders. Later on, I opened “A Butterfly Bed and Breakfast”, a monarch…

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Faith in Action – June 2024

May 28, 2024

Witnessing and service are two tenets most faiths hold. And those can be fun! FACS has had tables at EIGHTEEN events so far this year, and the summer is just getting started! If you like to meet people, join us! We’ll show you how. I love telling people about the solutions we already have: for…

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Faith in Action – May 2024

April 30, 2024

By: Kris Rosenthal Some Questions About Living We’ve just celebrated Earth Month, with expos and fairs, service projects, photo contributions and more. Many of us are putting in spring gardens, enjoying the fragrance of flowers and the music of the birds. Did that fulfill your appreciation of our life on this planet, or does it…

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Nature Corner – May 2024

April 30, 2024

During this month, religious observances by Christians and Muslims, Lenten and Ramadan, add layers of spiritual significance to the changing seasons. They also offer a lens through which they can deliver climate change solutions by promoting values of stewardship, mindfulness, and responsibility toward the environment.

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In Loving Memory of Donald Craig

April 22, 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of FACS Board Member Donald Craig. Donald relocated to the Northern Virginia area from California. He was a cherished member of Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, DC, and a dedicated community advocate for social justice and environmental issues both in California and Virginia. Donald was…

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Nature Corner – April 2024

April 1, 2024

During this month, religious observances by Christians and Muslims, Lenten and Ramadan, add layers of spiritual significance to the changing seasons. They also offer a lens through which they can deliver climate change solutions by promoting values of stewardship, mindfulness, and responsibility toward the environment.

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Faith in Action

April 1, 2024

April 2024 Faith in Action By: Kris Rosenthal Moving from Anxiety to Action FACS was honored to join Aldersgate Methodist Church for fellowship and a dinner with speakers: Eric Goplerud, past Chair of FACS, and Jill Barker,of Eco-Action Arlington. Aldersgate has a small green team, with about six active members, and wow, look what they’ve…

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Faith in Action

March 1, 2024

March 2024 Faith in Action By: Kris Rosenthal Love in the time of poly-crises. Are you feeling as challenged these days as I am? It’s apparent that we are in times of great change, and the plentiful scary stuff is played over and over in the media. What doesn’t get as much attention are acts…

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Nature Corner – March 2024

March 1, 2024

During this month, religious observances by Christians and Muslims, Lenten and Ramadan, add layers of spiritual significance to the changing seasons. They also offer a lens through which they can deliver climate change solutions by promoting values of stewardship, mindfulness, and responsibility toward the environment.

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Faith in Action

January 29, 2024

February Faith in Action By: Kris Rosenthal What are we growing stronger in? I see: we are ever stronger in community action, faithfulness in our care for all beings (human and more than human), creativity, determination and connection. I’ve been a volunteer for FACS now for about two years, and I am constantly astonished at…

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