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Earth Stewardship Committee

Are you a leader or a member of a faith community environmental concerns or earth stewardship committee? Would you like to connect with other people in the Olympia area to share information on activities, successes and challenges?

The Interfaith Works Earth Stewardship Committee meets at 11:30 am of the second Wednesday of each month at Traditions Cafe, 300 5th Ave SW, in downtown Olympia. Please contact: mailto:lesliehr@aol.com

Resources about Global Warming
A list of 5 videos & 2 websites.

Global Warming DVDs available

Carol McKinley has two DVDs on global warming sent by Interfaith Power and Light, a nonprofit organization committed to showing the relationship between ecology and faith. The Rev. Sally Bingham, an Episcopal priest, is the founder and executive director of Interfaith Power and Light; she believes faith communities must take the lead in focusing attention on global warming as a faith issues, emphasizing that stewardship and protection of the environment is a primary mission of all religious faiths.

The following DVDs are available to faith communities, and would be appropriate for a social justice discussion group or youth group:

>> "Too Hot Not to Handle" is an HBO documentary featuring scientists (with lots of graphics) speaking on the effects of climate change on the United States . Segments include:

  • Heat Waves,
  • The Greenhouse Effect,
  • Extreme Weather,
  • Water Supply Changes,
  • Melting Alaska, and
  • Where Do We Go from Here?
Length: 25 minutes

>> "Lighten Up!" is narrated by the Rev. Sally Bingham, the founder of Interfaith Power and Light, who talks about the scriptural covenant between God and humanity as the imperative to care for the Earth. She gives specific suggestions for ways faith communities -- and individuals -- can lessen the impact of global warming and other environmental degradation. Length: 20 minutes

Either DVD would be appropriate for a social justice discussion group or a youth group.

To borrow the DVDs, contact Carol McKinley, 786-8074, or cdmckinley AT earthlink.net [replace AT with @].

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