Sustainable Celebrations

Online TX

Whether celebrating in your home or your house of worship, people of all faith/spiritual traditions would like their occasions to be sustainable.  Sustainability is frequently defined as fulfilling the needs of current generations without compromising the needs of future generations.  This is a simple definition, but putting it into practice for holidays and holy days […]

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Faithful Resilience: A Study on Climate Resilience for Faith Communities

Online TX

Faithful Resilience is a six-part weekly study on climate resilience for faith communities. The climate crisis has arrived. Faith communities must not only react, but also prepare. Over the last decade, hurricanes have intensified, wildfires have burnt stronger, and heat waves have baked our cities. These events can only be expected to get worse in […]

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The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Online TX

You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized […]

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Faith Perspectives: A Justice Lens on the Relationship between People & Planet

Online TX

The Interfaith Environmental Network of Houston invites you to hear multiple faith perspectives on the relationship between people & the planet, from a justice viewpoint. A panel of speakers of a variety of faith backgrounds will each address a justice lens on the relationship between people & the planet from the perspective of their faith.  […]

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Center for the Healing of Racism 3412 Crawford Street (@ Holman), Houston, TX

PLEASE NOTE:  TIME CHANGED TO 12:00-2:00 PM Please join us for a program in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Friday, January 27, 2023, 12:00-2:00 pm at the Center for the Healing of Racism, 3412 Crawford Street, Houston, TX 77004. International Holocaust Remembrance Day, or the International Day in Memory of the Victims of […]

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Beach Clean-Up

Seawolf Park 100 Seawolf Park Blvd., Galveston, TX, TX

Calling people of all faiths, or no faith at all, to care for our shared environment!  We will remove trash polluting a shoreline along Galveston Bay at Seawolf Park in Galveston, helping to protect and restore the beautiful bay ecosystem. This event will offer activities for all ages and skill levels, so bring the whole family! Supplies […]

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Friends of Iman Iftar and Interfaith Panel Discussion

Live Oak Friends Meeting House 1318 W. 26th, Houston, TX, United States

Friends of Iman Iftar and Interfaith Panel Discussion Hosted by Live Oak Friends Meeting–weather permitting, also experience the James Turrell Skyspace Schedule: 6:15-doors open                     6:30 Program                     7:30 Iftar and Prayer           […]

Spring 2023 Interfaith Environmental Stewardship Event

Willow Waterhole Conservation Reserve 5300 Dryad, Houston

  Calling people of all faiths or no faith at all in Houston to care for our shared environment during Earth Month!  We will engage in hands-on environmental stewardship at the Willow Waterhole Conservation Reserve, including mulching around plantings, cleaning up the park and painting. This event will offer activities for all ages and skill levels. Meet at the […]

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Federal Incentives for Energy Efficiency and Renewables: Why They Matter to People of Faith

Online TX

We now have a wide window of opportunity to make real, lasting changes for clean energy and reducing carbon pollution. The Inflation Reduction Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law are investing billions of dollars to build clean energy sources, electrify school buses, cap orphaned wells, and much, much more.  In addition, there are many incentives for households, […]

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The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Online TX

You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized […]

Free

Interfaith Justice Advocacy Workshop

Online TX

June 2023 is the perfect time to refresh your advocacy knowledge and set goals for engaging your faith community around issues that impact the planet and its peoples. Why is it such a perfect time? The Texas legislative session just ended, and in September all eyes will turn toward the 2024 elections. Faith communities typically […]

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Plastic Free EcoChallenge

Online TX

Plastic pollution now contaminates the deepest trenches in the ocean, the highest mountain peaks, and even the air we breathe. Microplastics have been found in human blood, lungs, breast milk and placentas.  Plastic has entered the food chain, killing wildlife, and causing the average person to eat tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year. […]

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The Letter: Screening & Discussion

Online TX

Join us for a screening and discussion of The Letter, a gorgeously filmed story featuring scenes from around the world that puts a human face on climate change. The Letter tells the story of the Laudato Si’ encyclical letter by Pope Francis through the eyes of frontline leaders battling the ecological crisis across continents. A […]

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Eating Plant-Based for Our Climate and Health. Your Faith Community Can, Too!

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A year ago, our ministers directed church staff to change the Sunday lunch menu to plant-based food. What inspired them to act?   For a year, our church’s Climate Action Team has hosted monthly plant-based potlucks.   The potlucks turn out five times as many participants as the monthly lectures that we used to hold. That’s inspiration! […]

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Interfaith Prayer Vigil during the U.N. Climate Conference

Hermann Park 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston

During the U.N. Climate Conference (COP28) in Dubai, people of all faiths and spiritual traditions are invited to come together for prayer, meditation and reflection in the beauty of nature at Hermann Park.  Clergy of a variety of faiths/spiritual traditions will offer readings, reflections and prayers/meditations from their traditions, all in support of the ongoing […]

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Pocket Prairies for Faith Communities

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What is a pocket prairie and why would you want one at your faith community? If your faith community is maintaining lawn that it does not use, join us online to learn about pocket prairies, their benefits, and how to create one. Jaime Gonzalez, prairie expert, will describe pocket prairies, how they can benefit your […]

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Spring 2024 Interfaith Environmental Stewardship Event

Willow Waterhole Greenspace 5300 Dryad, Houston

Calling people of all faiths or no faith at all in Houston to care for our shared environment during Earth Month!  We will engage in hands-on environmental stewardship at the Willow Waterhole Conservation Reserve, including weeding, cleaning up the park and more. This event will offer activities for all ages and skill levels. Meet at 11350 Ricecrest by the […]

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Justice for Evan Lee – Justice Conference and Memorial

Hiram Clark Missionary Baptist Church 3000 Fuqua St., Houston

A criminal justice social conference and memorial to honor Evan's memory and help others who have been harmed by the criminal justice system. A special presentation by the F.B.I. and Jazz by Dr. G. Guyton. Other speakers currently involved in Criminal justice reform will also give presentations or talks.

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Pocket Prairie and Great Grow Out Workshop

St. Paul's Episcopal Church 5373 Franz Rd., Katy, TX, TX

Join us for a hands-on pocket prairie and native plant grow-out workshop designed for Communities of Faith! Staff from the Coastal Prairie Conservancy and the Native Prairies Association of Texas will lead participants in lessons on pocket prairie establishment, plant propagation and sourcing, biodiversity surveys, and how our organizations can support your efforts to foster […]

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Interfaith Justice Advocacy Workshop

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June 2024 is the perfect time to refresh your advocacy knowledge and set goals for engaging your faith community around issues that impact the planet and its peoples. Why is it such a perfect time? With the 2024 elections looming, it’s time to get ready. Faith communities typically don't want to be seen as "political," […]

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