Church Resources

Anglican Church of Canada Refugee Action

Action on Refugee Rights: Many Anglican parishes are Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs). For a full list of Anglican churches across the country involved in refugee sponsorship, visit the Government of Canada’s website here. The Anglican Church of Canada is partnered with Project Plowshares. Their work around refugee issues serve to: Conduct research on key drivers…

Read More »

Ecumenical & Interfaith Climate Action in Canada

Statement on climate change: “Care for the Earth has long been a focus of Canadian church work for justice and peace. Today, climate justice calls attention to the disproportional effects of the fossil-fuels dependent economy on countries that produce most greenhouse gases and those that suffer the effects of climate change; it also calls attention…

Read More »

United Church of Canada Climate Action

Statement on climate change: The United Church of Canada affirms that “we are called by God to live in harmony with all of creation; and that a Stewardship commitment to care for the earth requires us to be aware of the present and impending threats to our environment and to take action to preserve the…

Read More »

Canadian Unitarian Council Climate Action

Statement on climate change: “Canadian Unitarian Universalists recognize that the ecological support systems upon which all life depends are threatened. A growing world population and the failure of our institutions to manage economic growth have created an environmental crisis. Climate change is an acknowledged result of these failures – negative impacts to ecological and social systems…

Read More »

Presbyterian Church in Canada Climate Action

Church statements on climate change: “Climate change poses a significant threat to people and to the earth’s ecosystem. Christian teachings proclaim that creation is a gift from God, and that to thrive, human beings are called to honour God as Creator. Climate change will have a devastating impact on vulnerable regions such as the Arctic,…

Read More »

Mennonite Church of Canada Climate Action

Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective: We believe that God has created the heavens and the earth and all that is in them, and that God preserves and renews what has been made. All creation ultimately has its source outside itself and belongs to the Creator. The world has been created good because God…

Read More »

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada Climate Action

Position on Climate Change: The ELCIC understands that: Climate change is real and influenced by human actions; Increasingly severe impacts are already being experienced on every continent, with growing economic and social costs; If we act now it will still be possible to keep global warming below the internationally agreed danger-threshold of an increase of…

Read More »

Canadian Catholic Climate Action

The Pope’s reflections on climate change: In May 2015, Pope Francis released his encyclical letter, Laudato si’ (LS), addressed “to every person living on this planet.” In this letter, the Pope identifies Climate as  a common good, belonging to all and meant for all (LS25). He states that “climate change represents one of the principal…

Read More »

Church Resources: Ecological Justice

Church Resources: Ecological Justice

Wondering how to start or continue difficult conversations about climate change in your community?

Use CPJ’s resources to engage your faith community in reflection and action towards ecological justice. These sermons, prayers, hymns, activities, books, and learning resources are centred on responding to God’s call to faithfully support the flourishing of creation. Read more

 

Read More »

Church Resources: Poverty in Canada

Church Resources: Poverty in Canada

Interested in getting your church engaged in anti-poverty discussions and reflections?

Check out a few of CPJ’s resources to continue or initiate the conversation.

 

Read More »

Get updates by subscribing to JusticE-News, CPJ's e-newsletter