Happy Shavuot! This Saturday at sundown our Jewish friends will gather in celebration of Shavuot and commemorate the gift of Torah at Mt. Sinai, a harvest celebration with deep spiritual meaning and inspiration for the earth-honoring journey.
Every year at the GIPPY Awards, GIPL hopes to honor a congregation that has done exceptional things in the field of sustainability throughout its congregational life. We honor that faith community with the Congregation of the Year Award. This year’s winner is Young Israel of Toco Hills.
This Earth Day season, GIPL has been publishing thought-provoking Earth Day reflections from some of our GIPL friends. Today's reflection comes from the pulpit of Central Presbyterian Church in downtown Atlanta. Rev. Gary Charles uses the hymn "Touch the Earth Lightly" to guide the congregation into a deeper awareness of being good stewards of God's creation.
This year's Trailblazer Award was given to the Recycling Committee of Canterbury Court, a senior living community established by the Episcopal churches of St. Lukes' and All Saints. Last year, their Recycling Committee started a recycling campaign to reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill and as a result, collected almost 50 tons to be recycled and composted into dirt that fills their community garden.Read More»
Things are going to start looking a lot different here at gipl.org next month! We're redesigning GIPL's website to mirror our new logo and improve the functionality. This marks a shift into our next decade of Creation-focused work with communities of faith. Check back soon to see our new digs!