CREATION JUSTICE NETWORK
At its annual meeting in 2016, the Southern Conference formally recognized the Creation Justice Network —
a group of people committed to advocacy on behalf of Creation.
On Sunday, June 11, the Creation Justice Network sponsored Sacred River Sunday vigils across the SOC. In honor of our sacred rivers -- one of God's greatest gifts of Creation -- we share with you these words by Rev. Nancy Allison of Holy Covenant UCC, Charlotte:...read more
The national UCC has responded to President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords with two letters/emergency resolutions. The statement/letter issued by the UCC nationally (also signed by all the UCC Conference Ministers) to our 5,000 churches can be...read more
NEWS/UPDATES: The "Faith in Solar" campaign continues to move forward, with FIS working group members meeting with Duke Energy officials in Charlotte in late June. Please pray for a positive outcome for this meeting, as our SOC and other NC clergy work toward...read more
On Wednesday, May 24th, the Creation Justice Network's working group convened at Parkway UCC in Winston-Salem for an epic brainstorming session. Present were Rev. Craig Schaub, Paul Synder (Parkway UCC and CJN summer intern), Rev. Phil Hardy, Phil Wilson and Dr....read more
Become a Creation Justice Church
The UCC’s Creation Justice Church program assists congregations in making the ministry of environmental justice an integral strand in the DNA of their faith community. A congregation can be designated as a Creation Justice Church by taking these six steps —
- Create or designate the group that will be your driving force
- Discern and implement ways to go green
- Draft a Creation Justice Covenant
- Vote to adopt the Creation Justice Covenant and become a Creation Justice Church
- Submit an application
- Keep it up!