Protecting Coastal Communities

From our Simpler Living Creation Care ministry Advocate:As we enjoy the beaches and ocean beauty this summer, we should be mindful of the threat just off our shores.  The League of Conservation Voters is providing this opportunity to sign up to advocate against offshore drilling (Click Here). If Big Polluters get their way, oil companies … READ MORE…

Strive for Justice in These Difficult Times

From our Sacred Ground in Action and Simpler Living Creation Care MinistriesIn these often dark times, we wonder what difference we can make when so many issues – the climate emergency, racial injustice, voting inequities – seem to be insurmountable. This excerpt from The Episcopal Church Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN)/Episcopal Office of Governmental Affairs … READ MORE…

Gardening Advice from Indigenous Food Growers

From our Sacred Ground in Action and Simpler Living Creation Care Ministries PrayerGracious God, we thank you for the warm rich soil and our indigenous neighbors’ rich wisdom.  Help us also to be wise in ways of listening to how we can learn to nurture our gardens and the make abundant fruit of your earth … READ MORE…

Simpler Living Summer Event reminders

From Simpler Living our Creation Care Ministry The EDSD Summer Environmental Film Series starts on Wednesday, June 24.  There’s still time to sign up! CLICK HERE Cooked: Survival by Zip Code: CLICK HERE to watch the trailer. Full length film is 120 minutes follow by a twenty minute discussion. Ocean Month Harbor Island Walk- join us … READ MORE…

Ocean Month

From our Simpler Living Creation Care ministry Action: National Ocean Month/From Creation Justice Ministries June 1 marked the start of Ocean Month, a time when we step back to appreciate God’s marine creation and take action to protect it.  When we think of God’s creation, it is easy to imagine forests and other green spaces … READ MORE…

Action against Fracking and Prayer

From our Simpler Living Creation Care ministry:Sempra is a natural (fracked) gas infrastructure company building pipelines and export terminals to export mostly methane to China.  Methane is a very potent greenhouse gas, up to 80x as potent as CO2 in the short term, so we need to challenge the myth that natural gas is a … READ MORE…

In Community There is Strength

From our Simpler Living creation care ministry:Coming on the tail of Bishop Susan’s compelling statement on the climate emergency, this Yes! Magazine article is especially helpful. You can join Simpler Living or one of the many groups forming to act on climate change. The most important thing is to get empowered – and together is even better, not only … READ MORE…

Landscaping, Action & Prayer

From our Simpler Living creation care ministry: Register for this free Zoom program sponsored by Stay Cool for Grandkids, May 26 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  Three experts will offer nature-based solutions like community gardens, backyard gardens, and water harvesting systems as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of our water … READ MORE…

Good news for God’s Creation

From our Simpler Living Creation Care ministry And we sure can use some….Celebrate this wonderful state milestone with us: “‘California busts past 100% on this historic day for clean energy!’ tweeted Dan Jacobson, senior advisor to Environment California, who ran the campaign for SB 100, California’s 2018 law requiring the state to use 100% clean energy by 2045”. California … READ MORE…

Simpler Living at the Contemporary Thursday Service

From our Simpler Living Creation Care ministryWorship with us at this evening’s Contemporary Service in the Courtyard at 6pm. As we near the end of Earth Month, this service will highlight our connection with Creation. For more information, contact Jen Jow at  jenjow7@gmail.com And join us this week-end: Friday, 10 am at the Cathedral: St Paul’s … READ MORE…

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