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…

Covenant to Care for Creation

From the Cathedral’s Simpler Living Creation Care Ministry:Bishop Susan has sent the diocese a Covenant to Care for Creation message addressing the serious nature of the climate emergency facing God’s creation, and a call to Episcopalians to take action.  Please let us know how you will respond to this call, and how you would suggest St Paul’s and … READ MORE…

Celebrate a Day in Nature with Simpler Living!

From our Simpler Living Creation Care Ministry:In recognition of Earth Month, the Diocese invites churches to spend A Day in Nature on Saturday, 4/30. Simpler Living members and friends will enjoy a bay walk on Shelter Island at 9 am, meeting in the at the west end of the parking lot near Bali Hai Restaurant. Please join us as we walk … READ MORE…

Hope That Transcends

From our Simpler Living Creation Care Ministry The Bad News First: UN climate report – It’s ‘now or never’ to limit global warming to 1.5 degree (Click for details) And as we who follow Jesus know, there is always hope. This account focuses on the healing medicine found in hiking: wherever one might find their trail. … READ MORE…

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