FAITH and the ENVIRONMENT
“Faith and the Environment” Ministry here at Faith United is an expression of our congregations' need to put into action the gratitude we feel for for this magnificent earth. The divine nature of our Creator bestows on all that is created as a sacred legacy. Collectively we commit our selves to the task of under-standing and preserving this legacy.
“People of Faith caring for our World “
United Methodist Church an Environmental Prayer
Social Principals of the United Methodist Church
The United Methodist Church believes God's love for the world is an active and engaged love, a love seeking justice and liberty. We cannot just be observers. So we care enough about people's lives to risk interpreting God's love, to take a stand, to call each of us into a response, no matter how controversial or complex. The church helps us think and act out a faith perspective, not just responding to all the other 'mind-makers-up' that exist in our society...
Taking an active stance in society is nothing new for followers of John Wesley. He set the example for us to combine personal and social piety. Ever since predecessor churches to United Methodism flourished in the United States, we have been known as a denomination involved with people's lives, with political and social struggles, having local to international mission implications. Such involvement is an expression of the personal change we experience in our baptism and conversion."
Excerpt from The Book of Resolutions of The United Methodist Church 2016. Copyright © 2016 by The United Methodist Publishing House. Used by permission.
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Welcome to “Faith and the Environment” web pages. Your interest in our world and our future is important. The old saying “Many hands make light work” still holds true. Any amount of time you have to contribute toward this crucial endeavor is appreciated and needed. There are so many things that need to be done that it should be easy to fit your talents to needed work. We urge you to call our Church office at 330/499-6040 and indicate your interest in our ministry.
Interested in working toward a sustainable way of living on our home planet? Please contact the Church office (330)499-6040 and indicate you are interested in Faith and the Environment.
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