The Columbia River Pastoral Letter Project was initiated by seven Catholic bishops of the Pacific Northwest and Canada to promote a highly innovative, just, and sustainable way for the people of the Columbia River watershed to live peaceably with the river. Contact: (206) 729-3737 or www.columbiariver.org.
Earth Ministry publishes the highly acclaimed ecumenical mini-journal Earth Letter, and provides an extensive list of videos, must-read books, and resources for worship. Contact: (206) 632-2426 or www.earthministry.org.
The Eco-Justice Working Group is the environmental arm of the National Council of Churches. It is leading the way on environmental racism and host programs highlighting the greening of the Black churches and Christian Orthodox churches. Contact: (212) 870-2385 or www.webofcreation.org/ncc/Workgrp.html.
The U.S. Catholic Conference's Environmental Justice Program supplies various environmental statements from Catholic bishops, public policy backgrounders, and the St. Francis Recognition Award for encouraging green parishes. Contact: (202) 541-3000 or www.nccbuscc.org/sdwp/ejp.
The Environmental Stewardship and Hunger Education Program of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America emphasizes rural earthkeeping and has simple, clear fact sheets on topics like "environmental tithing" and "conservation tips for church-related conventions." Contact: 1-800-NET-ELCA, ext. 2708 or www.elca.org/dcs/hunger.html.