RESOURCES

Faith Resources: Speeches, Essays & Sermons on Climate Change

Helpful quotations

Eco Links

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Past Newsletters

 

MIP&L Helpers

Maintenance Contract Template

Utility Use & Cost Spreadsheet for Congregations

Utility Use & Cost Spreadsheet for Individuals

Shower Cost Calculator

Light Bulb Calculator - Calculate the carbon dioxide and cost reductions that LED's can provide

 

Contact Us

You can contact us by phone, email or post. Our contact information:

Mass. Interfaith Power & Light
14 Collins Road
Waban, MA 02468

Phone: 617-244-0755

MIPandL@MIPandL.org

 

Faith Resources

Encyclical Letter LAUDATO SI' of the Holy Father Francis On the Care for Our common Home.

Climate Change and Religion – Interfaith Resources

Tu B'Shevat, the new year for the trees – A Guide to Judaism and Jewish Sources on the Environment

Educational Creation Care Resources – Interfaith Resources

Spirituality and Sustainability: Moving from Faith to Action – a presentation which covers the science of climate change, the faith connection, and an approach to lowering personal carbon emissions. (5MB)

A Prayer for Leadership by Joan Chittister

 

SERMONS

No Plan B. A sermon by Rev. Vicky Guest, First Congregational Church in Natick, UCC, Pentecost Sunday, 2018.

On Earth As In Heaven. A sermon by Rev. Dr. Nancy Taylor, Old South Church in Boston, December 10, 2017.

"If Not Now, Tell Me When" by Rabbi Rachel Saphire, Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesley. Kol Nidre Sermon 5778, September 29, 2017.

Dangers on the Road from Jerusalem to Jericho. A sermon by Vince Maraventano at First Congregational Church of Stoneham, UCC, February 7, 2015.

Touch the Earth Lightly - Creation Care Sunday. A sermon by Anthony S. Kill, The Eliot Church of Newton, April 18, 2010.

Everything Must Change. A Sermon offered by Katharine M. Preston, at St. John's Episcopal Church, Essex, NY, February 14, 2010.

Woman Wisdom. A Sermon offered by Katharine M. Preston at the First Congregational Church, Lewis, NY and United Church of Christ, Elizabethtown, NY, September 13, 2009.

Help Wanted: Community Gardeners. Sermon by Vincent Maraventano, at the First Congregational Church of Norwood, UCC, June 28, 2009 (PDF)

In God's Image. A sermon offered by Katharine M. Preston, at Keene Valley Congregational Church, May 3, 2009.

What I Learned in Jail. Sermon by the Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas at All Saints Parish, Brookline, May 20, 2001, the Sixth Sunday of Easter.

 

ESSAYS

Environmental Assessments as Preparation for Holy Actions. By Tom Nutt-Powell, February 2009.

Christianity and Environmental Justice. Paper/Public lecture given at Union Theological Seminary, New York, by Nancy Wright, M. Div., M.A. (PDF)

 

 

Mass. Interfaith Power & Light is a non-profit organization that provides a religious response to climate change. Our mission is to: Assist faith communities, their members and the public to decrease their carbon dioxide emissions & energy costs; educate people on why climate change is a matter of morality and justice; and advocate for policies that will lead to a sustainable future.