Party for the Planet Join us for a potluck fundraiser to support the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network Earthkeepers Fund – bring your favorite chili to help “chill” the planet. DJ Dave Smith will spin Golden Oldies and there will be a fun raffle! Sunday, October 15 5:30 pm St. John’s Episcopal Church 523 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, […]
We are now accepting submissions for our literary project, Poems & Prayers for the Planet. Please read here for more information.
Despite the lack of leadership from our current administration on climate change, we can still make a powerful difference as individuals. Please sign our People’s Paris Climate Agreement and share it on social media.
“Hope is the name of such a place. Here, hope is a lived experience emerging from a process…hope is born from within our inmost life.” IREJN Board member Father Sam Fuller published a wonderful article, “For the Beauty of the Earth” in the Franciscan Connection earlier this year. Read the full article here.
Please read IREJN’s Official Response to President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.
Our 5th Annual Climate and Creation Stewardship Summit will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Spring Glen United Church in Hamden. Our focus this year in on water issues, both local and global. Please join us!
For over 15 years, IREJN has striven to fulfill its mission of empowering religious communities in Connecticut to be faithful stewards of the Earth. Although we have made some progress, there is so very much more to be done, and changes that need to be made that can only happen with people of faith working […]
Saturday, April 29 is the 100th day of the Trump presidency. On that day, we will gather and march in Washington D.C. in support of climate, jobs, and justice. We will march with the following goals: Advance solutions to the climate crisis [that are] rooted in racial, social and economic justice and committed to protecting […]
Last March 31, Father Sam Fuller, a friend, colleague and activist on behalf of God’s creation and all people and board member of IREJN, participated in a one day conference, Opportunities to Raise Public Awareness about Climate Change and the Need for Action, convened by the NYC Bar Association held at their headquarters in downtown Manhattan. Sam was invited to serve on a panel to discuss the implications of the Papal Encyclical, issued in June, 2015. Read more and download the full report.
The President-Elect has nominated Scott Pruitt, who is not only a climate denier, but is also currently involved in a lawsuit AGAINST the EPA, the very agency he is supposed to lead. This is a truly terrible choice and serves to underscore the President-Elect’s lack of concern for our planet and its inhabitants.