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Jean and Jim Strathdee sing during a May 12 climate vigil outside the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. #UMCGC Photo by Paul Jeffrey, United Methodist Communications.

Praying for the Earth at General Conference

United Methodists took time during General Conference to pray for the Earth and all God's people. Read More

Volunteers from the United Methodist Church cleanup in observance of World Oceans Day.  The cleanup was in coordination with the Save Freedom Island Movement and other groups. Photo courtesy of Glacy Macabale

United Methodists join in coastal cleanup in Philippines

The mangroves on Freedom Island serve as a critical habitat for fishes and birds. Read More

Cadence Cobb (left) and her mother, Megan Cobb, dig at Hillcrest United Methodist Church, Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Kathryn Spry

Assuming role of ‘creation care’ as God’s mandate

With speakers related to both science and theology, United Methodist conference aims to foster dialogue on environmental justice. Read More

Earth Day Every Day At Church

United Methodists set an example as good stewards of the planet. "God gave us a great gift. We should do our best to take care of it." View

Trash Trees for Christmas

New York church goes green with non-traditional trees that get attention. "This must be a really quirky place. People must be fun here." View

UMC colleges make “green” list

When it comes to improving the quality of life by caring for the environment, United Methodist colleges are receiving high ratings and the growing respect of the "green" community. Read More

White House honors youth solar ministry

United Methodist church and Rotary Club partner on program that brings light to places without electricity. Read More

Bikers exercise while generating electricity at the green gym at Cass Community Social Services, part of Cass Community United Methodist Church in downtown Detroit. UMNS photos by Jess Warnock. Accompanies UMNS story #023. 1/10/12.; A UMNS photo by Jess Warnock

UMTV: Green Gym At Church

A United Methodist pastor is leading a revolution - a green revolution. Donated exercise equipment and discarded tires provide jobs and power. View

Allegheny students sort through garbage to promote the college's green efforts.

Green UM colleges make ‘cool schools’ list

Seven United Methodist-related schools make the list of 96 in Sierra Club survey of sustainability savvy. Read More

Cyclists pump up hearts, environment

Creative ministry not only helps homeless people get exercise and job skills, it benefits the environment. Read More

Going Green for Funerals

Church camp provides eco-burial. Cremated remains are placed under a tree in a preserved forest. "A memorial to people and God's creation." Read More

Green living: Not just for tree huggers

United Methodists protect the environment in a variety of ways. Read More

Confessions of a ‘green mommy’

Environmental advocate shares the importance of passing her values on to her son. Read More

United Methodists need to go ‘deep green’

United Methodists issue first official statement on environmental issues in 24 years. Read More

God’s Creation and the Church

As disciples of Christ, we are called to be good stewards of God's creation. Read More

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