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  • Faith Voices .org
    Faith Voices seeks to educate the wider public about the shared values, issues, and ethical concerns of religious people and their organizations. It enhances community interconnections among its diverse member organizations to coordinate efforts to educat

Global Organizations

  • Church World Service .org
    Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world.
  • Creation Care
    Started by Papago Buttes Church of the Brethren in Scottsdale: A community of Christians who seek to care for all that God created, both human and non-human, because we believe that we show our love for God by loving everything that was created.
  • Faith Voices .org
    Faith Voices seeks to educate the wider public about the shared values, issues, and ethical concerns of religious people and their organizations. It enhances community interconnections among its diverse member organizations to coordinate efforts to educat
  • Regeneration Project (Interfaith Power & Light)
    "mobilizing a national religious response to global warming while promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation."
  • Shop IPL.org
    "This new online store for energy efficient products provides individuals and congregations with high quality, deeply discounted conservation options. A portion of all proceeds benefit your state Interfaith Power & Light campaign. "

Articles

  • What climate change asks of us
    What climate change asks of us: moral obligation, mobilization and crisis communication by Margaret Klein "Humans contain a great capacity to help each other, to dutifully respond to the needs of others, and to improve the world around us... When it is clear there is an emergency, and we have a vital...
  • ST June Meeting - BUILDING RESILIENT NEIGHBORHOODS: Eco-villages and Social Cohesion
    BUILDING RESILIENT NEIGHBORHOODS: Eco-villages and Social Cohesion Monday, June 9, 2014, 5:30 - 8:00 pm Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N. Stone, (free lower level parking off Alameda St.) With climate change increasing the likelihood of heat waves, flooding and other emergencies...
  • Sustainable Tucson July Film Night!
    Monday, July 8th, 5:30 - 8:00, Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St) Sustainable Tucson will show a variety of films at our July general meeting. Included among the short and medium length topics are greening the desert, climate change in the arctic,...
  • Awakening the Dreamer workshops - Circle Tree Ranch - June 10, Sep 9, Dec 9
    Free (RSVP) at Circle Tree Ranch, 10500 E Tanque Verde Road, Tucson AZ 85749 Awakening the Dreamer - Changing the Dream “Cultural Wisdom: The Indigenous Worldview as a Model for Social and Environmental Justice” The Awakening the Dreamer - Changing the Dream Symposium is a profound inquiry...
  • A Fierce Green Fire - A Film and Panel on Green Activism - April 19
    at The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Blvd, Tucson AZ Join us for a special post-film panel discussion on opening night, featuring local experts in the field of environmental studies! Maria Baier - Executive Director of the Sonoran Institute Roger Clark - Grand Canyon Program Director for The Grand...
  • Sustainable Tucson Community Fundraising Appeal
    Sustainable Tucson needs your support to continue to present timely, interesting and informative monthly programs. With minimal financial support from the larger community we have provided continuous monthly programs for nearly seven years, drawing particularly on local talent and sustainability leaders...
  • Money and Life / Rethinking Money - Tucson film premier - Fox Theater March 26
    at the Fox Theater, 17 West Congress Street, downtown Tucson AZ Tucson film premier of Money & Life with filmmaker Katie Teague and a presentation by Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne Please join us for a very special event on March 26, 2013 at the Fox Theatre. The Tuscon Premiere of the documentary...
  • Edgar Cahn, TimeBanks USA - How President Obama Can Beat The Odds And Make Good On His Commitments
    How President Obama Can Beat The Odds And Make Good On His Commitments from Edgar S. Cahn, CEO TimeBanks USA, Distinguished Professor of Law, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law In his Inaugural Address, President Obama made some commitments that seem to defy fiscal reality: "A little girl born into...
  • Worldwide GLOBE at Night 2013 Campaign
    Worldwide GLOBE at Night 2013 Campaign What would it be like without stars at night? What is it we lose? Starry night skies have given us poetry, art, music and the wonder to explore. A bright night sky (aka light pollution) affects energy consumption, health and wildlife too. Spend a few minutes...
  • The Beginning of the World
    The Beginning of the World By  John Michael Greer, The Archdruid Report , December 27, 2012 Last Friday was, as I’m sure most of my readers noticed, an ordinary day. Here in the north central Appalachians, it was chilly but not unseasonably so, with high gray clouds overhead and a lively wind setting...
  • Review: The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady State Economy
    Review: The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady State Economy by Jon Walker What I love most about this book is the feeling you get that there is hope: solutions to environmental, social and financial crises do exist, they have been tried and tested all over the planet and all...
  • UK Tyndall Centre Interview: Rapid and deep emissions reductions may not be easy, but 4°C to 6°C will be much worse
     by Rob Hopkins Published by Transition Culture on Fri, 11/02/2012  and republished by EnergyBulletin.Net  on Sat, 11/3/2012 Kevin Anderson is the Deputy Director of the UK Tyndall Centre and is an expert on greenhouse-gas emissions trajectories. He will be giving the annual Cabot Institute lecture,...
  • Occupy Arcology - ecological city design lecture & discussion - June 26
    Free, at Historic Y conference room, 738 North 5th Ave (at University) OCCUPY ARCOLOGY LECTURE - June 26 Come be a part of a lecture and lively discussion on Occupy Arcology. In this part of the lecture series, hosted by Occupy Tucson's Doctress Neutopia, we will focus on the question of ecology...
  • A Sweet Grass Braid of Connection - March 29
    at City of Tucson Northwest Community Center, 2160 N 6th Avenue, Tucson AZ 85705 “A Sweet Grass Braid of Connection” Gathering March 29, 2012 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Gathering, Facilitator for Class, Martha Dominguez It has been my observation in meeting people that community is something needed to...
  • "Sustaining Earth, Sustaining Soul" - Southern Arizona Friends of Jung - Feb 10
    On Fri Feb 10 the Southern Arizona Friends of Jung are sponsoring a talk "Sustaining Earth, Sustaining Soul" by Jeff Kiehl PhD, a Senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research & a Jungian Analyst. Visit our website SAFOJ.org for details. Thanks, Sylvia Simpson
  • ST December Meeting - The Politics of Sustainability
    at Joel D. Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St) Activism, Advocacy, and Political Action are ramping up all over the world.  Tucson is no exception, and so Sustainable Tucson begins an exploration into the realm of political expression and action, and...
  • Water blessing at Tucson Meet Yourself
    Water blessing at Tucson Meet Yourself, Sunday Oct 16, 2:00-2:40 pm We'll gather to talk about the roots of this ritual in the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot, and how we bless / express gratitude for water and all that we are thankful in our lives. Then we'll move outdoors to scoop up water in a...
  • ST Sustainability Book Sale
    Sustainable Tucson is offering a very special Book Sale fundraising event at our October  General Meeting. We have more than 150 titles, including some hard-to-find classics. The winter reading season is coming, so come and browse this rich collection of sustainability literature. You can shop with...
  • Medicine in Motion: the Shamans Awakening
    Location: Urban Tribe Collective 657 West St. Mary’s Rd., Unit C-12 Tucson, AZ 85701 Cost: Free - $10 suggested donation to Diamond Mountain, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization To raise funds for Diamond Mountain University and Retreat Center, Tucson performance artist Christopher Stephen has planned...
  • Common Ground Two
    Time again to invite you all to proclaim local community from the rooftops. One rooftop at least. Join in on the action on the roof of the Pennington St Parking Garage, 110 E. Pennington St. What is Common Ground? What it is... is a CELEBRATION, where every group, organization, congregation, small business,...
  • December General Meeting
    The General Meeting will focus on the place of spirituality in our plans for achieving sustainability. All are invited.
  • Potluck Salad/Dessert Luncheon
    First United Methodist Church Park Avenue at East 4th Street Parking off 4th behind the church The annual World Community Day celebration is one of four national Church Women United celebrations.  It is our opportunity to invite members of the wider community to engage in prayerful conversation about...
  • Earth Day Festival and Parade
    Tucson\'s 16th Annual Earth Day Festival and Parade will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Reid Park. The theme for the 2010 Festival is “All Species Deserve a Place on Earth!”  All species great and small - insects, plants and animals - the Earth needs them all! Exhibits related to the environment...
  • A little inspiration for the new year
    A palindrome reads the same backwards as forward. This video reads the exact opposite backwards as forward.  Not only does it read the opposite, the meaning is the exact opposite. This is only a 1 minute, 44 second video and it is brilliant. Make sure you...
  • New Report on Religion and Spirituality
    Many Americans Mix Multiple Faiths The religious beliefs and practices of Americans do not fit neatly into conventional categories. A new poll by the Pew Forum finds that large numbers of Americans engage in multiple religious practices, mixing elements of diverse traditions. Download the new report...
  • Sustainable Tucson General Meeting
    The focus of the Sustainable Tucson General Meeting will be Food Sustainability. On February 8, your view of food sustainability in Tucson ’s future may change forever. The Sustainable Tucson Working Group on Food & Agriculture will engage your mind and your tastebuds in thinking about the sources...
  • Annual Tucson Banquet
    The Arizona Ecumenical Council announces its 2009 Annual Tucson Banquet "Celebrating the Mission of Unity." Friday, October 30, 2009, 6:00-9:00pm St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. 602 North Wilmot Road, Tucson, AZ 85711. 6PM - Social Hour with appetizers, wine, and other beverages 7PM - Dinner...
  • Greening our Faith Retreat
    cochair of the Green Team at St. Philip's-in-the-Hills. We are having a "Greening our Faith" retreat at the church canmpus on Feb. 28 from 9 am to 3 pm. We would like to extend an invitation to any churchs in our faith affinity group that might like to participate. For anyone connected to ST's Faith...
  • Sustaining Faith: Stewardship at Peace with the Earth (A Multi-Faith Conversation)
    Community Conversations Presents Sustaining Faith: Stewardship at Peace with the Earth A Multi-Faith Conversation Thursday, April 24, 2008 6:30-8:30 PM A vegetarian meal will be provided Catalina United Methodist Church 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. Room H230 (Located at Treat and Speedway Blvd with ample...
  • Green Audit: Congregation Initiative Workshop
    Faith communities of the greater Tucson area are coming together to fight global warming. On this coming Earth Day, April 22, 2008, leaders from various faith groups will be offering a workshop for Tucson faith communities to reduce our carbon footprint. This all-day workshop at St. Mark’s Presbyterian...
  • How Churches can "Go Green" - being good stewards to creation
    The Arizona Ecumenical Council is compiling a list of churches who have "Gone Green" through various programs, hiking, camping and gardening clubs and more. One church we know of is Papago Buttes Church of the Brethren in Scottsdale who have even dedicated a special website for these issues. Check...
  • Green Audit: Congregation Initiative Workshop
    Faith communities of the greater Tucson area are coming together to fight global warming. On this coming Earth Day, April 22, 2008, leaders from various faith groups will be offering a workshop for Tucson faith communities to reduce our carbon footprint. This all-day workshop at St. Mark’s Presbyterian...

Meetings and Events

  • What climate change asks of us
    What climate change asks of us: moral obligation, mobilization and crisis communication by Margaret Klein "Humans contain a great capacity to help each other, to dutifully respond to the needs of others, and to improve the world around us... When it is clear there is an emergency, and we have a vital...
  • ST June Meeting - BUILDING RESILIENT NEIGHBORHOODS: Eco-villages and Social Cohesion
    BUILDING RESILIENT NEIGHBORHOODS: Eco-villages and Social Cohesion Monday, June 9, 2014, 5:30 - 8:00 pm Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N. Stone, (free lower level parking off Alameda St.) With climate change increasing the likelihood of heat waves, flooding and other emergencies...
  • Sustainable Tucson July Film Night!
    Monday, July 8th, 5:30 - 8:00, Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St) Sustainable Tucson will show a variety of films at our July general meeting. Included among the short and medium length topics are greening the desert, climate change in the arctic,...
  • Awakening the Dreamer workshops - Circle Tree Ranch - June 10, Sep 9, Dec 9
    Free (RSVP) at Circle Tree Ranch, 10500 E Tanque Verde Road, Tucson AZ 85749 Awakening the Dreamer - Changing the Dream “Cultural Wisdom: The Indigenous Worldview as a Model for Social and Environmental Justice” The Awakening the Dreamer - Changing the Dream Symposium is a profound inquiry...
  • A Fierce Green Fire - A Film and Panel on Green Activism - April 19
    at The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Blvd, Tucson AZ Join us for a special post-film panel discussion on opening night, featuring local experts in the field of environmental studies! Maria Baier - Executive Director of the Sonoran Institute Roger Clark - Grand Canyon Program Director for The Grand...
  • Sustainable Tucson Community Fundraising Appeal
    Sustainable Tucson needs your support to continue to present timely, interesting and informative monthly programs. With minimal financial support from the larger community we have provided continuous monthly programs for nearly seven years, drawing particularly on local talent and sustainability leaders...
  • Money and Life / Rethinking Money - Tucson film premier - Fox Theater March 26
    at the Fox Theater, 17 West Congress Street, downtown Tucson AZ Tucson film premier of Money & Life with filmmaker Katie Teague and a presentation by Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne Please join us for a very special event on March 26, 2013 at the Fox Theatre. The Tuscon Premiere of the documentary...
  • Edgar Cahn, TimeBanks USA - How President Obama Can Beat The Odds And Make Good On His Commitments
    How President Obama Can Beat The Odds And Make Good On His Commitments from Edgar S. Cahn, CEO TimeBanks USA, Distinguished Professor of Law, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law In his Inaugural Address, President Obama made some commitments that seem to defy fiscal reality: "A little girl born into...
  • Worldwide GLOBE at Night 2013 Campaign
    Worldwide GLOBE at Night 2013 Campaign What would it be like without stars at night? What is it we lose? Starry night skies have given us poetry, art, music and the wonder to explore. A bright night sky (aka light pollution) affects energy consumption, health and wildlife too. Spend a few minutes...
  • The Beginning of the World
    The Beginning of the World By  John Michael Greer, The Archdruid Report , December 27, 2012 Last Friday was, as I’m sure most of my readers noticed, an ordinary day. Here in the north central Appalachians, it was chilly but not unseasonably so, with high gray clouds overhead and a lively wind setting...
  • Review: The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady State Economy
    Review: The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady State Economy by Jon Walker What I love most about this book is the feeling you get that there is hope: solutions to environmental, social and financial crises do exist, they have been tried and tested all over the planet and all...
  • UK Tyndall Centre Interview: Rapid and deep emissions reductions may not be easy, but 4°C to 6°C will be much worse
     by Rob Hopkins Published by Transition Culture on Fri, 11/02/2012  and republished by EnergyBulletin.Net  on Sat, 11/3/2012 Kevin Anderson is the Deputy Director of the UK Tyndall Centre and is an expert on greenhouse-gas emissions trajectories. He will be giving the annual Cabot Institute lecture,...
  • Occupy Arcology - ecological city design lecture & discussion - June 26
    Free, at Historic Y conference room, 738 North 5th Ave (at University) OCCUPY ARCOLOGY LECTURE - June 26 Come be a part of a lecture and lively discussion on Occupy Arcology. In this part of the lecture series, hosted by Occupy Tucson's Doctress Neutopia, we will focus on the question of ecology...
  • A Sweet Grass Braid of Connection - March 29
    at City of Tucson Northwest Community Center, 2160 N 6th Avenue, Tucson AZ 85705 “A Sweet Grass Braid of Connection” Gathering March 29, 2012 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Gathering, Facilitator for Class, Martha Dominguez It has been my observation in meeting people that community is something needed to...
  • "Sustaining Earth, Sustaining Soul" - Southern Arizona Friends of Jung - Feb 10
    On Fri Feb 10 the Southern Arizona Friends of Jung are sponsoring a talk "Sustaining Earth, Sustaining Soul" by Jeff Kiehl PhD, a Senior scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research & a Jungian Analyst. Visit our website SAFOJ.org for details. Thanks, Sylvia Simpson
  • ST December Meeting - The Politics of Sustainability
    at Joel D. Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St) Activism, Advocacy, and Political Action are ramping up all over the world.  Tucson is no exception, and so Sustainable Tucson begins an exploration into the realm of political expression and action, and...
  • Water blessing at Tucson Meet Yourself
    Water blessing at Tucson Meet Yourself, Sunday Oct 16, 2:00-2:40 pm We'll gather to talk about the roots of this ritual in the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot, and how we bless / express gratitude for water and all that we are thankful in our lives. Then we'll move outdoors to scoop up water in a...
  • ST Sustainability Book Sale
    Sustainable Tucson is offering a very special Book Sale fundraising event at our October  General Meeting. We have more than 150 titles, including some hard-to-find classics. The winter reading season is coming, so come and browse this rich collection of sustainability literature. You can shop with...
  • Medicine in Motion: the Shamans Awakening
    Location: Urban Tribe Collective 657 West St. Mary’s Rd., Unit C-12 Tucson, AZ 85701 Cost: Free - $10 suggested donation to Diamond Mountain, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization To raise funds for Diamond Mountain University and Retreat Center, Tucson performance artist Christopher Stephen has planned...
  • Common Ground Two
    Time again to invite you all to proclaim local community from the rooftops. One rooftop at least. Join in on the action on the roof of the Pennington St Parking Garage, 110 E. Pennington St. What is Common Ground? What it is... is a CELEBRATION, where every group, organization, congregation, small business,...
  • December General Meeting
    The General Meeting will focus on the place of spirituality in our plans for achieving sustainability. All are invited.
  • Potluck Salad/Dessert Luncheon
    First United Methodist Church Park Avenue at East 4th Street Parking off 4th behind the church The annual World Community Day celebration is one of four national Church Women United celebrations.  It is our opportunity to invite members of the wider community to engage in prayerful conversation about...
  • Earth Day Festival and Parade
    Tucson\'s 16th Annual Earth Day Festival and Parade will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Reid Park. The theme for the 2010 Festival is “All Species Deserve a Place on Earth!”  All species great and small - insects, plants and animals - the Earth needs them all! Exhibits related to the environment...
  • A little inspiration for the new year
    A palindrome reads the same backwards as forward. This video reads the exact opposite backwards as forward.  Not only does it read the opposite, the meaning is the exact opposite. This is only a 1 minute, 44 second video and it is brilliant. Make sure you...
  • New Report on Religion and Spirituality
    Many Americans Mix Multiple Faiths The religious beliefs and practices of Americans do not fit neatly into conventional categories. A new poll by the Pew Forum finds that large numbers of Americans engage in multiple religious practices, mixing elements of diverse traditions. Download the new report...
  • Sustainable Tucson General Meeting
    The focus of the Sustainable Tucson General Meeting will be Food Sustainability. On February 8, your view of food sustainability in Tucson ’s future may change forever. The Sustainable Tucson Working Group on Food & Agriculture will engage your mind and your tastebuds in thinking about the sources...
  • Annual Tucson Banquet
    The Arizona Ecumenical Council announces its 2009 Annual Tucson Banquet "Celebrating the Mission of Unity." Friday, October 30, 2009, 6:00-9:00pm St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. 602 North Wilmot Road, Tucson, AZ 85711. 6PM - Social Hour with appetizers, wine, and other beverages 7PM - Dinner...
  • Greening our Faith Retreat
    cochair of the Green Team at St. Philip's-in-the-Hills. We are having a "Greening our Faith" retreat at the church canmpus on Feb. 28 from 9 am to 3 pm. We would like to extend an invitation to any churchs in our faith affinity group that might like to participate. For anyone connected to ST's Faith...
  • Sustaining Faith: Stewardship at Peace with the Earth (A Multi-Faith Conversation)
    Community Conversations Presents Sustaining Faith: Stewardship at Peace with the Earth A Multi-Faith Conversation Thursday, April 24, 2008 6:30-8:30 PM A vegetarian meal will be provided Catalina United Methodist Church 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. Room H230 (Located at Treat and Speedway Blvd with ample...
  • Green Audit: Congregation Initiative Workshop
    Faith communities of the greater Tucson area are coming together to fight global warming. On this coming Earth Day, April 22, 2008, leaders from various faith groups will be offering a workshop for Tucson faith communities to reduce our carbon footprint. This all-day workshop at St. Mark’s Presbyterian...
  • How Churches can "Go Green" - being good stewards to creation
    The Arizona Ecumenical Council is compiling a list of churches who have "Gone Green" through various programs, hiking, camping and gardening clubs and more. One church we know of is Papago Buttes Church of the Brethren in Scottsdale who have even dedicated a special website for these issues. Check...
  • Green Audit: Congregation Initiative Workshop
    Faith communities of the greater Tucson area are coming together to fight global warming. On this coming Earth Day, April 22, 2008, leaders from various faith groups will be offering a workshop for Tucson faith communities to reduce our carbon footprint. This all-day workshop at St. Mark’s Presbyterian...