Annual Conference Creation Justice Connections
Annual Conferences are a foundational part of the structure of the United Methodist Church. These connectional bodies can also be places where we take creation justice action together. Below is an incomplete list of Annual Conference Creation Justice related teams.
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Annual Conference Resources
The UM Creation Justice Movement has formed an Annual Conference Organizing Team to help foster initiatives at the Conference level. Below you’ll find resources that are emerging from the UM Creation Justice Movement that we hope will support you in joining, supporting or starting efforts in your home conference.
UMC Annual Conference Organizing Workshops
The UM Creation Justice Movement offered this series of seven online workshops focused on building and strengthening Conference-level Creation Care ministries and teams in 2021-2022.
Creation Justice Conference Resolution Collection
Here are examples of Creation Justice-centered Annual Conference resolutions for ideas and inspiration.
Annual Conference Stories
Here you will find stories from Conferences highlighting successes, obstacles, ideas, and plans. Look here for inspiration and advice for your conference’s initiatives.
Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference Creation Care Social Action Team Environmental Justice Webinar North Carolina Annual Conference Easter and Earth Day Environmental, Racial, and Community Justice Virginia Annual Conference Green Church Initiative 3.0 Green Church...
by Karen McElfishCo-Coordinator, Annual Conference Organizing Team In November 2021 the Council of Bishops released a Climate Crisis Response statement, calling for the following five actions: Encourage and support action on climate change at the annual conference...
By Cathy Velasquez Eberhart Minnesota Hopeful EarthKeeperUM Creation Justice Movement Communications and Annual Conference Organizing Teams As I write this, I’m just back from attending the 2022 Minnesota Annual Conference. For the first time since 2019, we were able...
Interested in starting a Creation Justice team in your annual conference? Have one already but could use some inspiration? We’ve posed questions to several Creation Justice leaders across the connection and captured their answers and this growing Q&A document. Share your own Annual Conference Action stories here in this Discussion Forum.