Bearing Witness To God’s Creation

Last Friday, April 22nd, people across the country and around the world celebrated Earth Day – an opportunity to support and advocate for climate justice and environmental protection. In celebration, …

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Born Anew: A Time to Rebalance Creation

Whitney Brown, GIPL’s Communications Manager, shares a modified version of the sermon she offered to Neighborhood Church on Earth Sunday – April 19, 2020.  The text is 1 Peter 1:3-9 …

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Celebrating a Green Field Day

GIPL partner, Roswell Community Masjid, celebrated a Green Field Day on April 28th as a part of their larger Earth Day celebrations.  The event was open to the community and …

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Celebrating Earth Day Through Diversity

Earth Day 2018 was April 22, and we are thrilled that so many of you celebrated!  GIPL invited congregations and houses of faith to share their plans for their Earth …

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Our Beautiful Earth by GIPL Board Member Gary Garrett

Gary Garrett is a GIPL Board member and attends Kirkwood United Church of Christ in Atlanta. In honor of Earth Day, the GIPL blog features Gary’s reflection on the impact …

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Solarize Atlanta is Here!

Atlanta’s first community-based solarize program officially launches Thursday, April 12, on Atlanta’s Westside at Monday Night Brewery’s Garage from 7 to 8:30pm. The launch follows months of work, and just …

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Eco-Friendly Vacation Bible School Program

This blog was originally published on Southeast Green by Beth Bond, GIPL Board Member.  If Vacation Bible School (VBS) programs have one thing in common, it is to teach children …

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Tu B'Shvat: A Jewish Earth Day

This reflection was written by Myrtle Lewin, an active congregant of Ahavath Achim Synagogue in Atlanta. The name Tu B’Shvat means the fifteenth of the Jewish month of Shvat. It …

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Compost as a Vision of Grace

Compost as a Vision of GraceI’m the kind of person who takes pictures of piles of what others call “trash”—used paper plates smeared with BBQ sauce, the green beans some …

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GIPL Celebrates 10 Years of GIPPYs!

On Sunday afternoon, April 17, friends from far and near gathered in the Social Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta for an interfaith celebration for the Earth and …

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Dennis Creech to Keynote 10th Annual GIPPYs

Make plans to kick off Earth Week with GIPL by attending the 10th Annual GIPPY Awards featuring keynote speaker Dennis Creech of Southface.  Creech has been a leader in sustainability initiatives for …

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Genesis 1: A Call to Clean Up our Act!

Genesis 1: A Call to Clean Up our Act! by Rev. Karen H. Webster Executive Director of  Healthy Seminarians-Healthy Church Initiative GreenFaith Fellowship Class of 2015 I originally wrote this …

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