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.

Sacred River Sunday

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:...

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CJN June news and updates!

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...

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Meet the CJN working group

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....

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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 —

  1. Create or designate the group that will be your driving force
  2. Discern and implement ways to go green
  3. Draft a Creation Justice Covenant
  4. Vote to adopt the Creation Justice Covenant and become a Creation Justice Church
  5. Submit an application
  6. Keep it up!

For details and documents, click here to visit the UCC’s Creation Justice page.


Karen Richardson-Dunn