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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It’s Okefenokee Swamp Day

Governor Brian Kemp has declared February 8, 2022 as Okefenokee Swamp Day. The Okefenokee Swamp, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia, is the largest blackwater swamp in North …

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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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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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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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All We are Saying is Give Peace a Chance

March 13, 2021 – Georgia Interfaith Power and Light’s coastal engagement associate, Hermina Glass-Hill, spoke to a crowd of onlookers gathered at the Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center across the street …

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Learning to be Agents of Change

St. Joseph Catholic Parish School in Athens, Georgia is nurturing a culture of environmental stewardship and inspiring action in their students. In December 2018, the school enrolled in GIPL’s Power …

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A Small Step Toward Justice

Earlier this week the GIPL team, like many of you, sat anxiously awaiting the verdict of the Derek Chauvin trail, hoping there might finally be some accountability for the murder …

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