On the Seventh Day

Passover preparations in our house begin on Rosh Hodesh Nisan and continue non-stop until the moment we begin the first seder. In 2020 and 2021, additional technological preparedness was required—including making sure our …

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Why We Advocate for Mother Earth

In March 2017, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta formed a Green Team, known as the congregation’s Climate Action Team. In 2020, we officially became a GIPL Green Team after …

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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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Clinicians’ Challenge: ‘Bring Climate Change to the Bedside’

GIPL Board member, Neha Pathak, MD, shares her perspective on the climate crisis we are facing and how it should affect bedside manners.  This article was originally published in Medscape on …

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We Can’t Breathe

By Beth Remmes, GIPL Board Co-Chair March 31, 2020 When I first read about the effects of the Coronavirus on the respiratory system my chest tightened, as my body reminded …

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Our House is in Ruins

March 7, 2020 By Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, Rev. Michael Malcom, and Rev. Kate Mosley In the first chapter of the book of Haggai the prophet says that God asks, …

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Stripped Away

By Rev. Dean Lindsey In a back bedroom of the house where I grew up, the previous owners had glued to the wall a large, detailed map of coastal Southeast …

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Remember Juliette or Forsake the Call of Christ

By Codi Norred, Program Director What pride is it to poison the free gifts of God? What pride even still is it to poison the free gifts of God, and …

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Green Team Summit 2020 – Facing the Rising Sun: Climate Change & Ecowomanist Wisdom

GIPL held the third annual Green Team Summit on Saturday, January 25, 2020.  We are grateful to the United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) for hosting us …

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The Revelation at Lands End

Christópher Abreu Rosario is a third year MDiv student at Columbia Theological Seminary. We are grateful for the wisdom he offers in the sermon that follows. Sermon Statement The following …

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Jesus Calls Us

Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I …

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Sacred Activism: Finding the Courage to Move Through Despair to Empowerment

Sermon at Emerson Unitarian Universalist Congregation, October 20, 2019 given by GIPL Board member, Beth Remmes.  In the spiral of the Work That Reconnects, as well as in many indigenous …

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