Earth & Climate

Why We Chose the Board of Pensions’ Fossil Free Investment Option

[By Laurie Fisher, Fossil Free PCUSA Steering Committee member] When we became aware that CO2 emissions are causing our planet to warm at an alarming rate, we did not want to benefit financially from this attack on God’s good creation...

The Creation Justice Work Group of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship Needs your Help

We would like you to approach your Synod, Presbytery and Congregation and ask them to divest from Fossil Fuels.  This seems to us a next step because, as the rationale to the Synod of the Northeast’s divestment overture (which passed last fall) said:  

With or Without Paris Accord, It's Up to Each of Us to Resist Climate Change

Trump's move to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement was perhaps not surprisingly, but certainly disappointing for many. The "America First" rhetoric used in defending this decision selfishly ignores the fact that we share one atmosphere and one interconnected water system with the entire world. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris," stated Trump in his announcement of the withdrawal-- to which the mayor of Pittsburgh quickly responded by promising to participate in the Paris accord anyway, along with the mayors of over 180 other U.S. cities.

Largest Activist Council Gathering & Training Takes Place in Chicago

On April 27-29, over 70 members of the PPF Activist Council gathered in Chicago for training in how to apply nonviolent direct action to three area of PPF focus: Climate Change, Colombia and Preventing Gun Violence.

People's Climate March

Saturday, April 29, 2017

In D.C. and around the country - Find yours here

Blessing the Waters of Life: Justice and Healing for our Watersheds

Tuesday, September 26, 2017Friday, September 29, 2017

Please visit this page for all details including registration.

Location: Menucha Retreat and Conference Center on the Columbia River in Oregon

Keynote Speaker:  Rev. Dr. Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Hymns for Standing Rock

Two hymns for congregrations wanting to support the Standing Rock Water Protectors. Copyright Carolyn Winfrey Gillette.

O God of Life, Your Waters Flow

We Were Born Out of the Waters

2017 Peaceseeker Award Goes to Abby Mohaupt of Fossil Free PCUSA for Prophetic & Pastoral Leadership for Creation Care

A member of PPF’s Activist Council, Abby brings together a sheer love of God’s creation and the concern that climate change is the greatest threat to co-existence and peace ever known.

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