Love of Creation Sunday

This coming Sunday is special. We have many lay leaders participating in the design and leadership of worship – the Creation Justice Team will be leading our Love of Creation Sunday as we begin the week of Earth Day celebrations. Rev. Doug Bland, a long-time friend, will be our speaker. Doug is a gifted storyteller who… Continue reading Love of Creation Sunday

How we express our love of creation

Love of creation is part of the “3 Great Loves” that our denomination is focusing upon. Can you name the other two? Right: neighbor and children. Much of our efforts these last couple of years has focused on love of neighbor. We are to love thy black, poor, differently-abled, immigrant, Islamic, and atheist neighbor. Much… Continue reading How we express our love of creation

Social Justice Action Team: October update

Creation Justice Mission statement:   To embody our faith in our relationships with God’s creation Goals: To educate and encourage congregational members to take concrete actions that express their stewardship of creation To strive for significant reductions in the church’s energy and water consumption and waste in order to offset our carbon footprint To advocate… Continue reading Social Justice Action Team: October update

Love of Creation: Faith Climate Voter Campaign

We need your help. Church of the Palms is one of many faith communities partnering with Arizona Interfaith Power and Light (AZPL) and other organizations to protect and preserve our precious, but increasingly fragile, environment. The goal of AZPL is to have 3,000 Faith Climate Voter Campaign Pledges before the November election. Check out the… Continue reading Love of Creation: Faith Climate Voter Campaign