March 27, 2019

Interfaith Power and Light has created a wide variety of resources for Faith Climate Action Week or Earth Week-- please remember to emphasize the oceans in your presentations, as they are often forgotten.

Rev. Susan Hendershot, president of Interfaith Power & Light, wri...

January 6, 2019

Today many Greek Orthodox communities celebrate Theopany--the baptism of Christ--with a Blessing of the Water Ceremony in a nearby river, lake, or ocean. This ritual involves immersing the Christian cross and praying for the safety and prosperity of all who enter or wh...

July 22, 2018

 Join the volunteers all around the world working to clean up the beaches and keep trash from getting into the oceans. You your friends, family, and members of a faith community can organize a cleanup or volunteer to help with one in your area. The Ocean Conservancy pr...

May 17, 2018

Think of what we can accomplish working together across the globe! Be part of the wave of good. This day serves as an excellent opportunity to raise ocean awareness with your friends, family, community, and faith group--and to get active in a beach clean up, restoratio...

February 4, 2018

On January 4, 2018, the Department of Interior announced the opening of 47 off-shore oil and mining leases on the US continental shelf. The same day, nearly all Republican and Democrat governors of coastal states had voiced their opposition. Interfaith Oceans, along wi...

February 3, 2018

The Rev. Andrew G. George, pastor of the Church of the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Parish of Greater Providence, led a Blessing of Waters ceremony on March 16, 2016 outside the Providence headquarters of Save The Bay to complete an awareness building event on the propo...

December 6, 2017

Two recent surveys queried people of faith and science about working together on joint conservation projects where their values, beliefs, and goals overlap, and how to best proceed in building these relationships. Interfaith Oceans spearheaded one survey, and a working...

October 31, 2017

As director of Interfaith Oceans, I was invited to a conference, "Laudato Si' and the Path to COP22" at the Vatican by His Eminence Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace. The night before, my friend Mary and I happily sat down...

October 31, 2017

Dr. Nigel Crawhall is the Director of Secretariat for the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC) and a Buddhist of the Theravada Denomination from Cape Town, South Africa.  His engagement in the climate crisis was turned up a notch in 2008 when he...

October 31, 2017

Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas is an Episcopal priest, author, and retreat leader who serves as Missioner for Creation Care for both the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts and Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ.  
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