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The Power of Collaboration: Celebrating All We Accomplished Together in 2021 |

You made 2021 an exciting year of growth, advocacy, and justice for GIPL! As we begin the new year, the GIPL team reflects on some of the highlights of 2021 …

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Giving Thanks to GIPL: A Reflection from Morningside Presbyterian Church |

Our green team was in its infancy – wanting to save all of God’s creation.  Bombarded with too many ideas, directions, and projects to consider, we were floundering.  Hannah Shultz, …

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Water is Life: A Sermon by Codi Norred |

On Sunday, October 24, GIPL’s Executive Director, Codi Norred preached at Park Avenue Baptist Church. He gave the first sermon in their latest sermon series – “Water is Life.” You …

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Precious Plastic: Faithfully Reducing Our Waste |

Like so many good things, we started over food. We established First United Methodist Church of Brunswick’s Green Team in an effort to eliminate the Styrofoam cups and plates that …

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Will The Water Bring Us Together? |

A watershed is a system defined by the flow of water particular to a specific geographical location.  It accounts for how the continuous movement of water through a particular place …

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Composting as an Act of Practicing Resurrection |

Where do I put my coffee cup?! And the lid? And the bag from my pastry? We’ve all been there staring at the landfill, recycle, and compost bins, worried about …

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Shmitah and the Climate |

Every seven years, Judaism encourages us to inquire about our “agricultural report card.” By all accounts, we merit a failing grade.

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Living into the True Light: Drawdown Georgia Initiatives at Sukyo Mahikari |

As a lead on my spiritual center’s Green Team, I was thrilled to hear Hannah Shultz present Drawdown Georgia for Congregations on July 31. My center is part of a …

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The Fields are Ripe for Harvest: Tending to God’s Creation |

Hannah Shultz, GIPL’s Program Associate, offered a sermon for First Presbyterian Church – Savannah’s Wednesday, April 21, 2021 evening service. FPC Savannah participated in GIPL’s Power Wise program, receiving an …

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Our Personal Obligation: Caring for Creation |

Ever wonder why things that are  important are often right up under our noses?  Recently, I had an occasion to examine one of them – “water”- with a group of …

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You mean we have to get IN the water?: Glenn Memorial UMC River Clean-Up |

The looks of fear behind the masked faces were impossible to hide… “You mean we have to get IN the water?” My twenty five middle and high schoolers stared blankly …

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Stop Food Waste. Reduce Food Insecurity. |

Did you know food waste is one of the largest contributors of harmful gases that contribute to the warming of our planet’s temperature? Did you know there’s a way to …

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