Sustainability

Articles

July 18, 2007

Already this year, you've heard a lot from us about the U.S. farm bill – the legislation that governs U.S. agricultural and food policy – and the need for reforms that will strengthen rural communities and fight hunger at home and abroad. The House Agriculture Committee is giving final...

July 16, 2007

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House Washington, DC 20515

Dear Madam Speaker:

We write as leaders of Christian denominations and faith-based advocacy organizations working for a U.S. farm bill that strengthens rural communities at home and around the world. As the House...

May 15, 2007

Stephen Meyer grew up in Davis, California, where one of his first jobs was working for a neighbor pulling weeds. The neighbor was the breeder of the Ace tomato, the first variety harvestable by machine, the kind seen heaped in eighteen wheelers traversing California Valleys every late summer...

April 24, 2007

As Congress begins the work of reauthorizing the U.S. farm bill, more than a dozen Churches and faith-based organizations, including the Episcopal Church, have come together as the Religious Working Group on the Farm Bill to urge major changes in U.S. agricultural policy aimed at reducing...

April 24, 2007

As Congress begins the work of reauthorizing the U.S. farm bill, more than a dozen Churches and faith-based organizations, including the Episcopal Church, have come together as the Religious Working Group on the Farm Bill to urge major changes in U.S. agricultural policy aimed at reducing...

April 20, 2007

In keeping with Earth Day April 22, Martha Gardner, consultant for environmental ministries in the Episcopal Church's Office of Peace and Justice Ministries, speaks about how the Episcopal Church and some of its congregations are committed to preserving the environment through green and power-...

March 21, 2007

Where there is no vision, the people perish. Proverbs 28:18

In 2004 a diverse group of respected religious leaders and scientists joined together to make a bold statement to Congress:

...

March 14, 2007

It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens. When he utters his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he makes the mist rise from the ends of the earth. He makes lightnings for the rain,...

March 6, 2007

May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice. May the mountains yield prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness. May he defend the cause of the poor of the people, give deliverance to the needy, and crush the oppressor. –Psalm 72

Jesus speaks...

March 1, 2007

If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness and your gloom be like the noonday... You shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to live in. – Isaiah 58

Around the world, more than 800...

Pages