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.
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
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
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!