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Agatha Muagura speaks softly to a chicken as part of a training exercise at the Africa University farm in Mutare, Zimbabwe.

A United Methodist Prayer for Animals

God has granted us stewardship of creation. This prayer celebrates our delicate coexistence with the animals of the earth. View

Photo shows the green roof on the top of the United Methodist Building in DC on Capitol Hill. Courtesy of Board of Church and Society, Tricia Bruckbauer.

Green Roof Reflects United Methodist Care for Earth

United Methodists are setting an example of Earth Day every day by going green high above Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. View

What does it mean to grow a community? In this video, Rev. Tyler Sit and Armel Martin from New Church City talk about what it means to wrestle with the reality of gentrification and to embrace the diversity built into the soil of our world. Video screen capture courtesy of the General Commission on Religion and Race

Environmental Racism and Gentrification

The Rev. Tyler Sit and Armel Martin discuss the reality of gentrification and how to embrace the diversity built into the soil of our world. Read More

Pastor who built tiny house learned lessons about going green, living simply, and making room for Jesus. Screen capture from a video by United Methodist Communications.

Life in a tiny house: A firsthand account

Hear a United Methodist pastor share what she learned about going green, living simply, and growing in Christ as she built her own tiny house. Listen

A memorial plaque marks a green burial site at Eco Eternity, a memorial forest at United Methodist Camp Highroad.

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." View

The Milky Way shines across the night sky in the outskirts of Lindside, WV. Photo by David Martin of Newport Mt.-Olivet United Methodist Church.

God’s Gift of the Earth: A Photo Prayer

'All creation is the Lord’s, and we are responsible for the ways in which we use it.' Video reflection helps celebrate Earth Day and the planet we share. View

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

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

Members of The Gathering United Methodist Church install a well in a rural community in Mozambique. Image from video courtesy of The Gathering.

Churches Give Clean Water for Africa

“126,000 people have access to safe water who didn’t five years ago.” Partnership between Missouri and Mozambique is changing lives. View

Children bathe in water from an open pipe following Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Flowing Water: The Christian Connection

'We have reminders of baptism everywhere.' Watch and download a meditation on how water connects us with our brothers and sisters around the world. View