Creation Care


February 2, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation is accepting applications again for grants that focus on local faith-based projects for mitigating climate change and safeguarding the integrity of Creation.


January 2, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of California] During the month of December, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, gathered support from all Episcopal bishops in the state of California on a group letter voicing concern over President-elect Trump’s intended appointment of Scott Pruitt as...

November 21, 2016

By: Jayce Hafner, Domestic Policy Analyst, Office of Government Relations

While we continue to advocate for strong climate change policies in the diplomatic zone of the COP22, Episcopalians also inhabit the civil society space of this United Nations climate change conference through leading a daily worship service. Our interfaith service includes group reflections on...

November 15, 2016

By: Jayce Hafner, Domestic Policy Analyst, Office of Government Relations

Writing these words from the Africa Pavilion of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference, I find myself surrounded by participants wearing vibrantly patterned dresses, sleek business suits, scarves, jeans, smart heels, and converse sneakers. There’s a little bit of...

October 14, 2016

By: Patricia Kisare, Legislative Representative for International Policy, Office of Government Relations

Every year on October 16, people all around the world commemorate World Food Day. The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.” Climate change has a big impact on food security. To name a few: extreme weather events can disrupt food production...

September 27, 2016

By: Office of Government Relations

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry urges Episcopalians to “join the people of Standing Rock, [recognizing] that their stand is one that joins the fight for racial justice and reconciliation with climate justice and caring for God’s creation as a matter of stewardship.” Learn how you can advocate...

September 19, 2014

By: The Public Affairs Office

The following Pastoral Message on Climate Change has been issued by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori with the heads for the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the  Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.




February 23, 2012

By: Michael Schut

I am writing this on Ash Wednesday. This evening an ash cross will be smeared on my forehead. I will be reminded that I am dust, and to dust I shall return. I will be reminded that, like Adam, I was formed from Earth.

Stewardship is sometimes still narrowly understood as "what we do...

August 15, 2010

Support for United Nations talks on biodiversity will be marked in Britain by the biggest nationwide peal of bells since celebrations to mark the eve of the third millennium, organizers say.

"Ringing the church bells is a great way for the wider community to be reminded and to celebrate...

October 20, 2009

Bell ringing, postcard campaigns and community connections will point the way to Copenhagen when congregations join in the International Day of Climate Action this Saturday, October 24.

Organized by the campaign, this year's annual celebration will call for a fair climate treaty...