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Religious Education

GreenFaith offers several ways that individuals can engage and explore the relationship between their religious beliefs and the earth. Our guest speakers offer a passionate introduction to this relationship. SPLENDOR, our introductory religious-environmental education program, offers curricula for adults and for teenagers on this subject.

 

Trinity Presbyterian Religious Ed class
Debbie O'Halloran of Trinity presbyterian Church leads a religious education class

 

Most people of faith have never studied the relationship between their religious beliefs and the earth, yet this is a critical step to build an understanding of and commitment towards environmental stewardship. GreenFaith offers several ways that individuals can engage these issues, including curricula, teachings and guest speaking engagements.

Click on the topics below for further information religious-education resources GreenFaith offers:

 

SPLENDOR Curriculum

GreenFaith's premier curriculum, a 3 week introduction to religious-environmental issues for adults.

Let There Be...Stuff?

Six week curriculum - with versions for Jewish and for Christian teenagers - produced in collaboration with The Story of Stuff Project.

10 Jewish Teachings on the Environment

One of the most well-known and downloaded resources, which can be used for religious-education classes.  Ten of the most important teachings on the environment from a Jewish perspective, written by GreenFaith's Rabbinic Scholar in Residence, Lawrence Troster.

Christian Teachings on the Environment

A description of some of the most important teachings on the environment from a Christian perspective, written by GreenFaith's Executive Director, Rev. Fletcher Harper.

Discount on Northwest Earth Institute Discussion Courses

Northwest Earth Institute offers a variety of discussion courses on environmental topics, which are well suited for religious education classes. Through a partnership between GreenFaith and NWEI, faith communities can receive a $5 discount on the courses.

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