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 came with our Sunday morning coffees and Wednesday Night suppers. (It takes 500 years for Styrofoam to decompose.) It’s a simple, easily attainable goal, and …

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Taking A Stand for Creation, People, and Whales

Dr. King’s prophetic speech, Beyond Vietnam:  A Time to Break Silence, delivered on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York, exactly one year before his death, should be a clarion call that resonates profoundly with environmentalists. It was an anti-Vietnam War and pro-social justice speech in which Dr. King stated: “I am convinced …

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