This page provides quick links to a sampling of resources for studying, teaching, or implementing faith-based environmental stewardship. This page will be deleted in 2018 and replaced with a searchable database that will provide quick access to all of the resources available on this website. In the meantime, to navigate this site and find the resources that you need, type in what you’re looking for in the search box to the right — it looks like this:
If you are not sure what it is you are looking for, check out some of these broader topics below!
American Baptist Church of the Brethren Evangelical Church Presbyterian United Methodist Church Mennonite Church Episcopal Church – Policy & Implementation Lutheran Church Reformed Church in America Greek Orthodox
Ohio IPL is a leader in empowering the greater Ohio religious community to take action in the face of climate change. Their website is filled with excellent resources, links to local organizations, events in Ohio, and much more!
- Energy Stewards program
- Household and congregational carbon footprint calculators
The founder of The Little Minyan, Jessica Shinberg, is a leader in the Ohio Jewish environmental community. If you liked her guest lecture appearance in class, check out this website to learn more and get involved!
National and International Resources
Hazon, meaning vision, is the leading Jewish organization dedicated to building a more healthy and sustainable Jewish community. Hazon effects change through transformative immersion experiences like its annual cross-country Jewish environmental bike ride, international CSA programs, leadership retreats, its Adamah sustainable farm fellowship, and much more!
The Forum on Religion and Ecology is the largest international multi-religious project of its kind. With its conferences, publications, and website it is engaged in exploring religious worldviews, texts, and ethics in order to broaden understanding of the complex nature of current environmental concerns.
Tools for Living Sustainabily
Scientists Speakers Bureau:
Need someone to speak to your congregation about the intersections between faith and the environment?
See the new and growing list of the Ohio Religion and Sustainability Speakers Bureau, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for help finding scientists in Ohio who can speak about specific issues. We’d love to help you out!