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.
Dear friends: In last month's newsletter, the CJN team were praying along with all of you for the well-being of the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Now, at the end of September, we see the human suffering and devastation wrought by Irma and Maria. As we continue to...read more
August was a busy month for the Creation Justice Network, which, along with our partners 350.Triangle, RISE Together NC Piedmont, Transition Asheville and Creation Care Alliance of WNC, hosted three "Advocate for Creation" events at FirstCUCC Asheville, Parkway UCC in...read more
The Creation Justice Network hopes you are enjoying the dog days of summer -- and we are also hoping to see you at one of the following events this month: Thursday, August 3, First Congregational UCC: Earth Day in August! Join the CJN at FirstCUCC with our...read more
Dear SOC friends and colleagues: We hope that you are enjoying the slower rhythms of summer and the beauty of God's Creation to their fullest! And we hope, too, that you will be as thrilled as we are by the good news that an emergency resolution put forth by Rev. Jim...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!