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 SOC friends and colleagues: All blessings to each of you in this Easter season and spring's unfolding of new life. DEEPEST GRATITUDE -- to our 92 participants and 7 presenters at the CJN's "Creation Justice Pathways in NC" summit (co-sponsored by the NC Council...read more
A warm welcome to Paul Synder, who will be serving as a shared summer intern with Parkway UCC in Winston-Salem and the Creation Justice Network! Paul came to Winston-Salem from a small Appalachian community in Southern Ohio. Currently, he is completing his first year...read more
Dear Southern Conference friends and colleagues: I am sharing with you here a message from Brooks Berndt, the UCC's Environmental Justice Minister, giving detailed information about the UCC's presence at the People's Climate March on Saturday, April 29th. If you...read more
Dear SOC clergy friends: A good number of you have already signed on to the letter (see below) composed by Rev. Dr. Rodney Sadler regarding support of NC Warn's "Faith in Solar" campaign -- an initiative inviting Duke Energy to partner in a goodwill, win-win...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!