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Seeds of Hope Publishers | Article, Case Studies, Essays May 25th, 2017

Hunger News & Hope: Spring 2017

The latest issue of Hunger News & Hope is a crucial one. It includes a story about impending famine in four countries--a condition that UN officials say could be the worst famine since 1945—and it includes practical things you can do to help.

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Larry L. Rasmussen | Book May 17th, 2017

Earth Community, Earth Ethics

[Note: This book is available for sale in the AllianceConnect bookstore.] This acclaimed book provides a comprehensive approach to issues of social cohesion and ecological concern, synthesizing insights from religion, ethics, and environmental science in a single vision for creating a sustainable community of the Earth. With environmental ethics as its primary focus, Larry Rasmussen brings together insights from diverse sources on the state of the environment -- and what can be done, now, to halt the degradation of life. Larry Rasmussen first scans our global situation and the threats to life posed by the modern world. Next, he turns to the realms of religious faith and human symbolism, gleaning from them the resources for a "conversion to earth" needed for global survival. Finally, Rasmussen offers a constructive ethic, a program of "Earth Action" that can shape a global movement toward sustainable community. For all those concerned with the environment, religion, and society, Earth Community, Earth Ethic

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Earth Ministry | Article, Bible Study, Book, Discussion Guide, Essays, Statements Apr 22nd, 2017

Greening Congregations Handbook: Stories, Ideas, and Resources for Cultivating Creation Awareness and Care in Your Congregation

The 225-page Greening Congregations Handbook is a “tool box” for all who want to foster creation awareness and care in their congregations. It helps readers actively respond to the question, “Why should people of faith care for creation?” It is available by calling the Earth Ministry office at (206) 632-2426 to order.

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Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate: Christian Education Resource

The "Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate" resource was written by an ecumenical team that included Alliance of Baptists leader, Rev. Sarah Macias. The resource covers issues such as sustainability and food justice. It is designed to be useful year-round, but was released for the celebration of Earth Day Sunday, which can be observed the Sunday before or after Earth Day (April 22). An additional opportune moment to use this resource would be September 1, recognized by Orthodox and Catholic communions as the World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation.