Reflections from the Pew

Is the Church silent on climate deterioration?

Is the Church silent on climate deterioration? Hardly! The Church’s position is action! The Church holds devastation of climate as a justice issue. It urges climate action – a moral responsibility, integral to faith- and science-informed stewardship of Creation. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, in an Anglican Theological Review article “The Episcopal Church and Climate Change” reported: “……

Trouble I’ve Seen: Church and Racism, Drew G. I. Hart, Thurs. 9/14, 7pm

by Faith D’Urbano “Complacent while white” – I underestimated my “whiteness” more than I’d ever imagined before reading Drew Hart’s book, Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the Church Views Racism. I find this book eye-opening, enough so for me to plan heading to Lancaster Bible College to hear its author, a PhD in Theology from…

EARTH DAY LIVE! Saturday, April 22

from Faith D’Urbano+ I hope you’ll come out to EARTH DAY LIVE! Creative Climate Connections. It’s this Saturday in downtown Lancaster! April 22, 2017, Noon to 4 p.m. The group inspiring Saturday’s Earth Day LIVE! is Citizen’s Climate Lobby, which engages in volunteer, non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy serious about solving climate change. As an Episcopalian…

Advent Thoughts

by Julie Gittens Be bold, and bring some of the fruit of the land. Numbers 13:20 One of my favorite times of year is the Advent Season. I know this sounds hard to believe from someone who had a career in retail management and whose end of the year bonus was determined by holiday sales.…