Exemplary Sermons and Reflections
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Dr. Becca Edwards
A sermon preached at Wellspring United Methodist Church
Dr. Becca Edwards is a Climate Action Fellow at Texas Impact, a faith-based political advocacy organization in Austin that houses Texas Interfaith Power & Light. She has a Master’s in Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She is chair of the Mercy and Justice committee at First United Methodist Church of Austin and is a certified deacon candidate in the Capital District of the Rio Texas Annual Conference. Prior to seminary, Becca earned a Ph.D. in Wind Science and Engineering at Texas Tech University. She was a visiting assistant professor of physics at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas for ten years, teaching engineering, energy, and climate science courses and conducting research in the areas of hydroclimate extremes and air quality. Her current interests include eco theology, climate justice, interfaith understanding, and worship.
Her sermon starts at the 35 minute mark in the youtube video below.
Rabbi Noa Kushner
The Kitchen Synagogue
San Francisco, CA
Read a transcript here.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis (UUI)
February 16, 2014
Christine Muller, a Baha’i, shares her views on the Preach-In on Climate Change. Muller, a Baha’i who serves on the Rhode Island state board of Interfaith Power and Light (IPL), offers insights on the role of faith communities in the climate issue and opportunities presented by IPL’s 2014 Preach-In on Climate Change.
Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon
Friends Congregational Church (UCC)
College Station, TX
February 16, 2014
The Hebrew Scripture and Gospel readings were Isaiah 5:7-10 and Matthew 5:5.
The Abundance of God’s Creation
HEAT Faith in Action
Hancock United Church of Christ (UCC)
February 9, 2014
Christ Church United Methodist
January 25, 2014
Rt. Rev. Michael Curry and Dr. Carl Sigel
Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina
Jan 29, 2014
Featuring musicians Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen
This is an artistic video invitation featuring musicians Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen singing Joe Carlson’s song, “Blue”. The hearing is the continuance of the Wheelabrator Permit Appeal Hearing in which 31 appellants are asking the Dept. of Environmental Services in NH for the revocation of a 5 year permit of our local incinerator, a 2 year transition permit, and the state to help citizens continue to create a sustainable, alternative for waste management, away from incineration.
Claremont, New Hampshire
June 17th, 2013
Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, Founder and President of Interfaith Power and Light (IPL), reflects on the spiritual dimensions of the climate issue, and the Importance of Caring for Creation.