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October 23, 2016

By: Lynette Wilson

California Bishop Marc Andrus; former Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, St. Margaret’s Visiting Professor of Women in Ministry at Church Divinity School of the Pacific; and CDSP President and Dean W. Mark Richardson, pose for a photograph on the roof of Parsons Hall. Photo: Tom...

September 6, 2016

By: David Paulsen

[Episcopal News Service] The recent protests of an oil pipeline in North Dakota have thrust the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, and many of its members who are Episcopalians, into the national spotlight. But for the several Episcopal congregations on Native American reservations in North Dakota,...

July 26, 2013

As representatives of the faith community, we ask you to cosponsor and support passage of the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (S. 761). This bipartisan bill, introduced on April 18 by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (NH) and Rob Portman (OH), would increase energy efficiency standards...

October 17, 2011

The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would pass through six states, carrying diluted bitumen from the Athabasca Tar Sands in Alberta, Canada, to refineries along the Gulf of Mexico. Because the pipeline would enter the United States from another country, TransCanada can build the pipeline only if...

May 5, 2010

Lately, when the Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, president and founder of Interfaith Power and Light, preaches a sermon about the United States' dependence on fossil fuels and the possible shift toward renewable energy sources she turns to Luke chapter 5 and the metaphor that Jesus used when talking...

April 3, 2009

The bells of Grace Church, Amherst, Massachusetts, pealed down the seconds to the start of Earth Hour, a global energy conservation action of the World Wildlife Fund, on March 28. More than 200 people gathered in the adjacent town common to declare their support for legislation requiring...

February 25, 2002

In response to the Bush Administration's recently announced climate change plan, Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold joined over 1,200 leaders of major US religious denominations in a letter sent to every U.S. Senator, with specific proposals for energy conservation, fuel efficiency, and alternate...

January 8, 2002

A significant building project at Trinity Church in Boston's Copley Square, designed to preserve, renovate and expand the church and the parish house, kicked off its first phase of construction on January 2 when work began on a series of six geothermal wells close to the church's exterior....