For Such A Time As This

A christian community committed to action on climate change

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Climate Caretakers commit to care for the climate through regular prayer and action that glorifies God and loves our neighbors.
Will you join this community of believers journeying together to pray and act on climate change?

The Climate Caretaker Commitment

“As a follower of Jesus I seek to honor God and love my neighbor by committing to pray faithfully and act boldly to care for the climate.”

Climate Caretakers receive monthly emails with specific prayer and action requests. Together as a community we commit to pray regularly and to take at least one action per month, whenever possible.  See the following link for examples of past Caretaker actions.

 

Pray

“For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer” – 1 Peter 3:12

Prayer is one of the most powerful tools we have as Christians and an integral part of addressing climate change.  Each month the Climate Caretakers e-newsletter will offer specific climate prayer requests.  In addition to these monthly prayer themes, you can always be praying for the following:

  • Those suffering from climate impacts
  • The political will to reduce carbon emissions
  • Bold leadership from the Church
  • Peace, justice, and hope
  • Civility in the public discourse
  • Grace, compassion, and understanding
  • Forgiveness for our contribution to the problem

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#ForTheLoveOf Film

One of the founding members of Climate Caretakers, Micah Challenge USA has just released this powerful film following four musicians to Paris for COP21. They went to learn about climate change and how it is impacting impoverished communities. ‪#‎ForTheLoveOf‬ is their story. Join John Mark McMillan, Sarah Williams McMillan, William Matthews Music & Stephen Roach from Songs of Water on their journey!

Start A Caretaker Chapter

Individual actions on climate change are critical, but gathering a group of believers to collectively address the problem promotes unity in the body of Christ and expands the impact that each of us have on our own.  Caretaker chapters promote prayer and action in your community by gathering believers to learn about climate change, to grow spiritually, and to practically address this challenge as a team.

If you want a chapter in your area but feel overwhelmed at the idea of starting one, don’t worry!  Chapter leaders don’t need to be climate experts—just people willing to follow God’s leading.  Climate Caretakers will provide you with guidance on how to structure your meetings and suggestions of what to do. Email contact@climatecaretakers.org to get the conversation started!